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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 137 142 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 12 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.53% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.49% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Average salary £60,250 £55,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.54% +27.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,800 £56,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2153 2436 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.86% 95.42% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1973 1872
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Hertfordshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Watford +6 4 £60,250 +9.54%
Stevenage +18 2 - -
Harpenden - 2 £37,500 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £68,500 -
Software Manager
East of England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software License Management
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SCCM
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (10.00%) XML

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) DSL
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) JSF
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) EJB
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software License Management
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Symantec
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) BMC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Altiris
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) BEA
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