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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 216 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 48 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 44
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
7248 7711 7562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.32% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6034 6472 6545
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -3 17 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hertfordshire 0 10 £55,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +6 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Suffolk 0 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Essex -1 4 £48,750 -35.00%
Norfolk - 4 £60,000 -
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 50 (47.62%) Project Management
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Java
2 34 (32.38%) PRINCE2
3 27 (25.71%) C#
3 27 (25.71%) .NET
3 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.76%) Degree
5 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (20.00%) C
6 18 (17.14%) J2EE
6 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 17 (16.19%) MS Project
7 17 (16.19%) Scrum
7 17 (16.19%) SDLC
8 16 (15.24%) SOA
9 15 (14.29%) SQL
9 15 (14.29%) Finance
10 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.33%) Time Management
11 13 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (11.43%) C++
12 12 (11.43%) CRM
13 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
15 9 (8.57%) Line Management
16 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
17 7 (6.67%) Smartphone
17 7 (6.67%) Marketing
17 7 (6.67%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Project
2 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Skype
2 2 (1.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.95%) SMS
3 1 (0.95%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) QADirector
2 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Electronics
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.71%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) J2EE
3 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.71%) jQuery
5 3 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) WCF
5 3 (2.86%) WPF
6 2 (1.90%) Ajax
6 2 (1.90%) Java EE
6 2 (1.90%) JSON
6 2 (1.90%) Spring
6 2 (1.90%) EJB
6 2 (1.90%) CSS
6 2 (1.90%) HTML
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) Servlets
7 1 (0.95%) Struts
7 1 (0.95%) Web Services
7 1 (0.95%) JSF
7 1 (0.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) PMI
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) DTV
4 1 (0.95%) Statistics
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Project Management
2 34 (32.38%) PRINCE2
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.19%) Scrum
3 17 (16.19%) SDLC
4 16 (15.24%) SOA
5 14 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.33%) Time Management
6 13 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (11.43%) CRM
8 9 (8.57%) Line Management
9 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.76%) People Management
12 5 (4.76%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.76%) MVC
13 4 (3.81%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.81%) Release Management
13 4 (3.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) Java
2 27 (25.71%) C#
3 21 (20.00%) C
4 15 (14.29%) SQL
5 12 (11.43%) C++
6 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.71%) PHP
8 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.86%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Degree
2 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.90%) MCP
6 2 (1.90%) PMP
6 2 (1.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) Symantec
4 2 (1.90%) VMware
4 2 (1.90%) Altiris
4 2 (1.90%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.90%) HP
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco
4 2 (1.90%) BMC
5 1 (0.95%) BEA
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
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