The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 153 166 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 35 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 2
Average salary £49,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £58,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3649 3566 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.42% 94.64% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 3039 3194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Software Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Bolton +10 11 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Stockport - 5 £47,500 -
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) .NET
3 26 (39.39%) Degree
4 24 (36.36%) Project Management
5 20 (30.30%) Scrum
5 20 (30.30%) C#
6 17 (25.76%) SQL
6 17 (25.76%) Finance
7 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.21%) PRINCE2
9 14 (21.21%) Java
10 13 (19.70%) Windows
10 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (18.18%) C++
11 12 (18.18%) ITIL
12 11 (16.67%) Linux
13 10 (15.15%) Banking
14 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
14 9 (13.64%) SAP
14 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (12.12%) MS Project
16 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
17 6 (9.09%) Retail
17 6 (9.09%) Web Development
17 6 (9.09%) Oracle
17 6 (9.09%) ISEB
18 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
18 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) PhoneGap
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) Flash
4 2 (3.03%) WinForms
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) J2EE
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Informatics
4 1 (1.52%) Life Science
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Project Management
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
4 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.21%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.70%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (18.18%) ITIL
8 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
10 6 (9.09%) Web Development
11 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.58%) Software Asset Management
12 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
12 4 (6.06%) MVC
12 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
12 4 (6.06%) Release Management
12 4 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 12 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.55%) PMP
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) APMP
6 1 (1.52%) VCP4
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) SAP
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Telerik
5 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.03%) Kronos
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