The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 216 178 233
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 36 65 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.99% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.03% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 59 32
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 the East of England

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(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
Hertfordshire -28 12 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £65,000 +18.18%
Bedfordshire +12 5 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Suffolk -5 5 £50,000 - 3
Essex -15 2 - - 1
Norfolk 0 1 £60,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Java
3 19 (21.59%) Project Management
3 19 (21.59%) Finance
4 16 (18.18%) Scrum
5 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.05%) .NET
5 15 (17.05%) J2EE
5 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
6 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.77%) C
6 13 (14.77%) C#
7 12 (13.64%) Python
8 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.50%) Degree
9 10 (11.36%) Spring
10 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.09%) Line Management
12 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.95%) Software Asset Management
12 7 (7.95%) Banking
12 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
12 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
13 6 (6.82%) C++
13 6 (6.82%) PHP
13 6 (6.82%) SOA
13 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
13 6 (6.82%) Retail

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (3.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) SMS
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) DSL
4 1 (1.14%) 4G
4 1 (1.14%) LTE
4 1 (1.14%) 2G
4 1 (1.14%) 3G
4 1 (1.14%) GSM
4 1 (1.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
1 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 6 (6.82%) Marketing
5 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.41%) Back Office
6 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.27%) Electronics
7 2 (2.27%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.14%) Automotive
8 1 (1.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
1 15 (17.05%) J2EE
2 10 (11.36%) Spring
3 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.55%) HTML
4 4 (4.55%) CSS
4 4 (4.55%) WCF
5 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.41%) Ajax
6 2 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Smart Meter
2 5 (5.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) PMI
4 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (5.68%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.59%) Project Management
3 16 (18.18%) Scrum
4 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.05%) Waterfall
5 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 8 (9.09%) Line Management
7 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.82%) SOA
8 6 (6.82%) Software License Management
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Release Management
9 5 (5.68%) Service Management
10 4 (4.55%) CRM
10 4 (4.55%) MVC
10 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) C
2 13 (14.77%) C#
3 12 (13.64%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) C++
4 6 (6.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.41%) MCP
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Symantec
3 4 (4.55%) BMC
3 4 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Altiris
5 1 (1.14%) Sage
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago