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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 201 229 221
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 54 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 36
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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
7172 8230 8295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5880 6832 7215
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Suffolk - 14 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £49,500 -7.47% 1
Hertfordshire -7 11 £65,000 +36.84%
Norfolk - 8 £60,000 -
Essex +5 7 £57,500 +76.92%
Bedfordshire +22 1 £47,500 -3.06%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (37.50%) Java
2 33 (34.38%) Project Management
3 30 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 25 (26.04%) .NET
5 24 (25.00%) J2EE
6 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 22 (22.92%) Scrum
6 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.79%) C#
8 16 (16.67%) SOA
9 15 (15.63%) Finance
9 15 (15.63%) Degree
10 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (12.50%) CRM
11 12 (12.50%) C
12 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
12 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (11.46%) Marketing
13 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
13 10 (10.42%) MS Project
14 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.33%) C++
15 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.33%) Spring
15 8 (8.33%) Time Management
16 7 (7.29%) Software Delivery
16 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.29%) Line Management
16 7 (7.29%) Software Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.04%) JBoss
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Project
2 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SMS
1 2 (2.08%) DSL
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Marketing
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Retail
4 7 (7.29%) Electronics
5 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) .NET
2 24 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (8.33%) Spring
4 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.08%) EJB
5 2 (2.08%) CSS
5 2 (2.08%) Ajax
5 2 (2.08%) Java EE
5 2 (2.08%) WCF
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.04%) JSF
6 1 (1.04%) Servlets
6 1 (1.04%) Struts
6 1 (1.04%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) XML
6 1 (1.04%) Flash
6 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) PMI
1 5 (5.21%) Smartphone
2 4 (4.17%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Project Management
2 30 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 22 (22.92%) Scrum
3 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.67%) SOA
5 12 (12.50%) CRM
6 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.33%) Time Management
7 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.29%) Line Management
7 7 (7.29%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (7.29%) Software Delivery
7 7 (7.29%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.21%) Service Management
8 5 (5.21%) Software License Management
8 5 (5.21%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (3.13%) Software Licensing
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 19 (19.79%) C#
3 12 (12.50%) C
4 8 (8.33%) C++
5 7 (7.29%) SQL
5 7 (7.29%) Python
6 6 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.04%) Perl
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) MCP
7 2 (2.08%) PMP
8 1 (1.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Symantec
3 3 (3.13%) VMware
3 3 (3.13%) Altiris
3 3 (3.13%) LANDesk
3 3 (3.13%) BMC
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) BEA