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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 92 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 12 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.71% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.76% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +3.60%
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
1326 1721 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.58% 94.40% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1340 1310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (50.00%) C
4 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (45.83%) MS Project
6 10 (41.67%) C++
6 10 (41.67%) Time Management
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
8 7 (29.17%) Skype
9 3 (12.50%) People Management
9 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) ERP
10 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) APMP
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
11 1 (4.17%) JIRA
11 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
11 1 (4.17%) Computer Science

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) STB
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (41.67%) Time Management
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top package
Posted: 21 days ago