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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 33 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.56% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £46,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
125 148 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.66% 97.37% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 117 141 106
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
7 4 (30.77%) MS Project
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) PMP
8 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (15.38%) ISO 9000
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (15.38%) Flash
9 2 (15.38%) Time Management
9 2 (15.38%) APMP
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 1 (7.69%) Coaching
10 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) PMP
2 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (15.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft