The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 104 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 16 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.93% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1621 1736 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 96.93% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1268 1359
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £51,600 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £53,000 - 2
Macclesfield +5 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 - 1
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) User Experience
4 25 (39.06%) PhoneGap
4 25 (39.06%) HTML
4 25 (39.06%) CSS
5 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 24 (37.50%) Objective-C
5 24 (37.50%) Apple Swift
5 24 (37.50%) Resource Management
5 24 (37.50%) HTML5
6 23 (35.94%) Xamarin
6 23 (35.94%) Telerik
6 23 (35.94%) Subversion
7 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (28.13%) Java
10 15 (23.44%) Oracle
11 11 (17.19%) Billing
11 11 (17.19%) Project Management
11 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
11 11 (17.19%) Validation
11 11 (17.19%) DB2
11 11 (17.19%) RPG
11 11 (17.19%) Apache Flex
12 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
12 9 (14.06%) Windows
13 8 (12.50%) Line Management
14 7 (10.94%) Windows Mobile

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (1.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
1 11 (17.19%) Billing
2 5 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 25 (39.06%) CSS
2 25 (39.06%) HTML
2 25 (39.06%) PhoneGap
3 24 (37.50%) HTML5
4 11 (17.19%) Apache Flex
5 4 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) WinForms
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) User Experience
2 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (7.81%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.19%) Validation
3 11 (17.19%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.50%) Line Management
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) Product Management
8 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.13%) Time Management
11 2 (3.13%) Release Management
11 2 (3.13%) Competitive Intelligence
11 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 24 (37.50%) Apple Swift
2 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.13%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) RPG
5 7 (10.94%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Telerik
2 23 (35.94%) Xamarin
3 15 (23.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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