The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 100 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.55% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Average salary £53,750 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.36% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £52,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
Software Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) FogBugz
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) People Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Degree

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (20.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (6.67%) PVCS
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) International Banking
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
2 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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