The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 110 122 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 17 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 8
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Software Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Birmingham region.

Software Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title.

1 23 (85.19%) .NET
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Scrum
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Business Development
3 21 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) SLA
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Scrum
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (81.48%) Business Development
2 21 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Process Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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