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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank - 66 60
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.79% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.82% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
South 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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
642 611 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.13% 96.83% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 531 499 490
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Dorset

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) CAD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) CAD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Product Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle