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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 100 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 9 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.35% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.36% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 19
Average salary £66,250 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £49,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
1522 1395 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.18% 96.41% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1171 1409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
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 26 January 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) C
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) C++
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
7 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Release Management
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.70%) 4G
10 1 (3.70%) LTE

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) UMTS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
1 5 (18.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Release Management
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 6 (22.22%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification