The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 295 292 300
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 31 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 34
Average salary £56,250 £57,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.74% -0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,150 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £73,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Software Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 18 (36.00%) Project Management
2 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) Degree
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.00%) Banking
5 11 (22.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) Oracle
6 10 (20.00%) QA
7 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (18.00%) MS Office
7 9 (18.00%) J2EE
8 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.00%) Selenium
8 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Software Deployment
9 7 (14.00%) Release Management
9 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.00%) EJB
9 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.00%) OO
10 6 (12.00%) Linux
10 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) Subversion
10 6 (12.00%) Jenkins

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Agresso
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) Subversion
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) MSBuild
3 5 (10.00%) WiX
3 5 (10.00%) MSI
3 5 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
1 11 (22.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) J2EE
3 7 (14.00%) EJB
4 5 (10.00%) Software Packaging
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.00%) XML
5 4 (8.00%) JSP
5 4 (8.00%) Servlets
5 4 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) WCF
8 1 (2.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.00%) HTML5
8 1 (2.00%) Ajax
8 1 (2.00%) WPF
8 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Kindle
3 4 (8.00%) PMI
4 3 (6.00%) Market Risk
5 2 (4.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Software Deployment
5 7 (14.00%) Release Management
5 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) Change Control
7 5 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) System Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) VC++
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) BEA
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Macrovision
5 1 (2.00%) IBM