The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 120 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1772 1768 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 94.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1381 1486
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Manager
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £45,000 -
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) QA
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (29.17%) OO
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (25.00%) N-Tier
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) WinForms
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (25.00%) Business Development
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (25.00%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) WPF
8 5 (20.83%) Marketing
9 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.50%) MySQL
10 3 (12.50%) SaaS
11 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) WinForms
2 6 (25.00%) WCF
2 6 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Flash
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (25.00%) Business Development
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Competitive Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle