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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 74 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.02% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -56.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £27,500 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £27,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
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
755 697 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.81% 96.40% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 607 580 431
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 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Dorset

Software Manager
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
Poole - 5 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £70,000 -
Software Manager
South West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) WSDL
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSL
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSL
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) WSDL
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft