The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 435 485 468
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 488 416 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 422 381 411
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Software Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in England

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in England

Software Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -4 120 £61,250 -7.54% 13
South East +11 116 £55,000 - 20
North West +53 83 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South West +18 49 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Yorkshire -5 48 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East of England -37 35 £55,000 +12.24% 6
West Midlands -10 29 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands -5 13 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North East -5 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Software Manager
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 472 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (32.76%) Project Management
3 306 (31.03%) .NET
4 213 (21.60%) Finance
5 207 (20.99%) Scrum
5 207 (20.99%) Java
6 194 (19.68%) C#
7 184 (18.66%) Software Engineering
8 182 (18.46%) PRINCE2
9 179 (18.15%) Degree
10 152 (15.42%) Microsoft
11 141 (14.30%) SQL
12 103 (10.45%) Waterfall
13 97 (9.84%) JavaScript
14 89 (9.03%) HTML
15 88 (8.92%) C++
16 78 (7.91%) Line Management
17 77 (7.81%) SQL Server
18 76 (7.71%) MS Excel
18 76 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 76 (7.71%) QA
19 75 (7.61%) C
20 74 (7.51%) Oracle
21 71 (7.20%) Windows
22 66 (6.69%) Linux
23 65 (6.59%) CSS
24 63 (6.39%) Mentoring
25 62 (6.29%) ASP.NET
26 60 (6.09%) Telecoms
27 57 (5.78%) Resource Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 37 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.42%) IIS
3 12 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.12%) JBoss
5 10 (1.01%) Apache
6 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (0.71%) Alfresco
7 7 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.61%) Confluence
8 6 (0.61%) CMS
9 5 (0.51%) Drupal
10 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 76 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.96%) MS Project
3 24 (2.43%) MS Office
4 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.41%) Summit
3 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Maximo
4 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.14%) SaaS
2 25 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.42%) Internet
2 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.51%) FTP
4 4 (0.41%) IMAP
4 4 (0.41%) SMTP
5 3 (0.30%) HTTP
5 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.30%) DNS
5 3 (0.30%) SMS
5 3 (0.30%) DSL
6 2 (0.20%) Wireless
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) UMTS
7 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.10%) GSM
7 1 (0.10%) 3G
7 1 (0.10%) CTI
7 1 (0.10%) 2G
7 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.43%) Relational Database
3 19 (1.93%) RDBMS
4 11 (1.12%) MySQL
5 8 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.71%) DB2
7 6 (0.61%) Big Data
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.20%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (4.36%) Subversion
2 33 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 33 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (3.25%) JIRA
4 19 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.22%) Hudson
7 10 (1.01%) Selenium
8 8 (0.81%) Maven
8 8 (0.81%) JUnit
8 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.51%) Ant
9 5 (0.51%) Gradle
10 4 (0.41%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.30%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.30%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.20%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.20%) TestNG
General
1 213 (21.60%) Finance
2 60 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 53 (5.38%) Banking
4 39 (3.96%) Marketing
5 32 (3.25%) Aerospace
6 28 (2.84%) Retail
6 28 (2.84%) Military
7 19 (1.93%) Games
8 14 (1.42%) Billing
8 14 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.22%) Electronics
11 11 (1.12%) Back Office
11 11 (1.12%) Avionics
12 9 (0.91%) Legal
13 8 (0.81%) Advertising
14 6 (0.61%) French Language
14 6 (0.61%) Front Office
14 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (31.03%) .NET
2 89 (9.03%) HTML
3 65 (6.59%) CSS
4 62 (6.29%) ASP.NET
5 42 (4.26%) HTML5
6 41 (4.16%) J2EE
7 29 (2.94%) Web Services
8 28 (2.84%) XML
9 27 (2.74%) Spring
10 26 (2.64%) PhoneGap
11 24 (2.43%) jQuery
12 23 (2.33%) Ajax
13 19 (1.93%) WCF
13 19 (1.93%) WPF
14 12 (1.22%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.22%) WinForms
15 11 (1.12%) Velocity
16 10 (1.01%) JSON
16 10 (1.01%) LAMP
16 10 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.77%) User Experience
2 46 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.94%) Open Source
6 27 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.72%) Semantic Web
9 16 (1.62%) PMI
10 14 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.71%) NHS
13 7 (0.71%) Social Media
14 6 (0.61%) CMDB
14 6 (0.61%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.51%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.20%) Windows
2 66 (6.69%) Linux
3 29 (2.94%) UNIX
4 20 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.12%) Android
6 8 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.30%) Solaris
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (32.76%) Project Management
3 207 (20.99%) Scrum
4 184 (18.66%) Software Engineering
5 182 (18.46%) PRINCE2
6 103 (10.45%) Waterfall
7 78 (7.91%) Line Management
8 76 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (6.39%) Mentoring
10 57 (5.78%) Resource Management
11 56 (5.68%) OO
12 54 (5.48%) Coaching
13 53 (5.38%) MVC
14 47 (4.77%) TDD
15 45 (4.56%) Web Development
15 45 (4.56%) People Management
16 43 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (4.36%) ITIL
17 41 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 207 (20.99%) Java
2 194 (19.68%) C#
3 141 (14.30%) SQL
4 97 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 88 (8.92%) C++
6 75 (7.61%) C
7 35 (3.55%) Python
8 30 (3.04%) PHP
9 28 (2.84%) Objective-C
10 18 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.72%) VB
12 15 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.12%) Perl
14 8 (0.81%) Ada
15 7 (0.71%) RPG
15 7 (0.71%) Jython
15 7 (0.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 6 (0.61%) Groovy
17 5 (0.51%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 179 (18.15%) Degree
2 48 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 22 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.93%) PMP
5 19 (1.93%) APMP
6 17 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.61%) MCP
9 6 (0.61%) ISEB
10 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.51%) HNC
10 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 3 (0.30%) MCSA
11 3 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.20%) MCPD
12 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.71%) QA
2 30 (3.04%) SLA
3 19 (1.93%) DO-178B
4 11 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.41%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Firmware
1 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) Varnish
2 2 (0.20%) Samba
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) XenApp
3 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) SCCM
2 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 152 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.51%) Oracle
3 31 (3.14%) Xamarin
4 24 (2.43%) Telerik
5 22 (2.23%) Sybase
6 14 (1.42%) VMware
7 11 (1.12%) SAP
8 10 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.91%) IBM
10 5 (0.51%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.51%) Symantec
11 4 (0.41%) Demandware
11 4 (0.41%) Google
11 4 (0.41%) hybris
11 4 (0.41%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.41%) ATG
11 4 (0.41%) BMC
12 3 (0.30%) Autodesk
12 3 (0.30%) Altiris
12 3 (0.30%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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