The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank - 33 37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 3.33% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.38% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
Software Manager
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.30% 98.67% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 99 129 162
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft