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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 85 103 135
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 38 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 1.24% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 8
Average salary £50,500 £53,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +32.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £39,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
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
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
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
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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Macclesfield +7 17 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Chester +11 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Warrington +1 5 - -
Runcorn - 4 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £53,500 -
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (41.51%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
6 19 (35.85%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Project Management
7 18 (33.96%) Resource Management
8 17 (32.08%) Objective-C
8 17 (32.08%) HTML5
8 17 (32.08%) PhoneGap
8 17 (32.08%) User Experience
9 16 (30.19%) Telerik
9 16 (30.19%) Subversion
9 16 (30.19%) Xamarin
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (18.87%) C#
11 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
11 10 (18.87%) Windows
12 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (13.21%) ITIL
13 7 (13.21%) Time Management
13 7 (13.21%) Product Management
13 7 (13.21%) SaaS
13 7 (13.21%) Line Management
14 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
15 5 (9.43%) Oracle
15 5 (9.43%) ERP
15 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Project
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) CSS
4 17 (32.08%) HTML5
4 17 (32.08%) PhoneGap
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Silverlight
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
6 3 (5.66%) DHTML
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ
8 1 (1.89%) Sass
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.89%) J2EE
8 1 (1.89%) WinForms
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) User Experience
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Project Management
3 18 (33.96%) Resource Management
4 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Time Management
5 7 (13.21%) Product Management
5 7 (13.21%) Line Management
6 5 (9.43%) Document Management
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Competitive Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) People Management
8 3 (5.66%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (3.77%) Software Licensing
9 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) Objective-C
4 10 (18.87%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) C++
5 4 (7.55%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) Telerik
2 16 (30.19%) Xamarin
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
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