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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 100 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.01% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.05% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,400 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,500 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -
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
1385 1429 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.03% 96.03% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 903 954 730
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Software Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) MS Access
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft