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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 95 98 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 13 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.34% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 13
Average salary £49,500 £51,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Marketing
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) C
5 6 (22.22%) MS Project
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Time Management
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
7 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (7.41%) PMP
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) People Management
10 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
10 1 (3.70%) Computer Science

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) People Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Release Management
8 1 (3.70%) Product Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Product Management
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) C
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.41%) PMP
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft