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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 87 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 34 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 6
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
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
1674 1697 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.52% 95.12% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1247 1410
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,999 £51,000 £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 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 1 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 1 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 +26 13 £53,000 -9.40%
Macclesfield +5 12 £52,500 +16.66%
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (56.94%) .NET
2 34 (47.22%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) HTML
4 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 30 (41.67%) User Experience
5 29 (40.28%) CSS
5 29 (40.28%) PhoneGap
6 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 28 (38.89%) Objective-C
6 28 (38.89%) Resource Management
6 28 (38.89%) HTML5
7 27 (37.50%) Telerik
7 27 (37.50%) Subversion
7 27 (37.50%) Xamarin
8 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.61%) Java
11 15 (20.83%) Project Management
12 13 (18.06%) Oracle
12 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
13 12 (16.67%) Windows
14 10 (13.89%) Line Management
15 9 (12.50%) RPG
15 9 (12.50%) DB2
15 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 9 (12.50%) Validation
15 9 (12.50%) Billing
15 9 (12.50%) Apache Flex
16 8 (11.11%) C#
16 8 (11.11%) Windows Mobile

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (12.50%) Billing
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) HTML
3 29 (40.28%) CSS
3 29 (40.28%) PhoneGap
4 28 (38.89%) HTML5
5 9 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (2.78%) WinForms
7 2 (2.78%) DHTML
7 2 (2.78%) J2EE
7 2 (2.78%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (41.67%) User Experience
2 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) iSeries
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (8.33%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Resource Management
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.83%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.89%) Line Management
6 9 (12.50%) Validation
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) Product Management
7 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) Time Management
10 4 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.56%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.17%) Competitive Intelligence
11 3 (4.17%) Document Management
11 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.17%) Scrum
11 3 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) Objective-C
4 17 (23.61%) Java
5 9 (12.50%) RPG
6 8 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) Telerik
2 27 (37.50%) Xamarin
3 13 (18.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Perforce