The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 103 106 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 13 3 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 0.19% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.20% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 44
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Software Manager
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 Cambridge

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (47.22%) C++
3 16 (44.44%) Java
3 16 (44.44%) C#
4 15 (41.67%) Scrum
4 15 (41.67%) Degree
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (16.67%) C
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.11%) Wireless
10 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.33%) TETRA
11 3 (8.33%) Finance
11 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (8.33%) Linux
11 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (8.33%) B2B
12 2 (5.56%) Python
12 2 (5.56%) .NET
12 2 (5.56%) Internet
12 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
12 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
12 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.56%) Time Management
12 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireless
2 3 (8.33%) TETRA
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) DVB
4 1 (2.78%) GSM
4 1 (2.78%) UMTS
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) IGMP
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) 4G
4 1 (2.78%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) MPEG
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) B2B
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Product Management
9 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C++
2 16 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft