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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 124 158 178
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 50 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 0.91% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.95% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 8
Average salary £60,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,250 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
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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
Stockport +7 14 £48,750 +2.63%
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) C#
2 32 (42.67%) Project Management
3 30 (40.00%) .NET
4 26 (34.67%) PRINCE2
5 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
6 22 (29.33%) MS Project
6 22 (29.33%) Scrum
7 21 (28.00%) Finance
8 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
10 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.67%) MVC
12 14 (18.67%) TDD
13 13 (17.33%) Internet
14 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (14.67%) NUnit
15 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
15 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
16 10 (13.33%) OO
16 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 10 (13.33%) Coaching
17 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
17 9 (12.00%) SDLC
17 9 (12.00%) Machine Learning
17 9 (12.00%) Data Analytics
17 9 (12.00%) Analytics

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 22 (29.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.33%) SAP Business One
1 4 (5.33%) SAP ERP
1 4 (5.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) LAN
2 4 (5.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) NUnit
2 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
4 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) WCF
2 9 (12.00%) WPF
3 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.33%) CSS
4 4 (5.33%) EDI
4 4 (5.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) XSLT
5 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.00%) jQuery
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.33%) React
7 1 (1.33%) Spring
7 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Project Management
3 26 (34.67%) PRINCE2
4 22 (29.33%) Scrum
5 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
6 14 (18.67%) MVC
6 14 (18.67%) TDD
7 12 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.33%) Coaching
9 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.33%) OO
10 9 (12.00%) Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) Data Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) Machine Learning
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
10 9 (12.00%) SOA
10 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
11 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) C#
2 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.33%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) PHP
3 7 (9.33%) Ruby
4 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.67%) SQL
6 4 (5.33%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) Perl
6 4 (5.33%) Python
6 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) VBScript
7 3 (4.00%) C
8 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.33%) PMP
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
4 5 (6.67%) APMG
5 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Epicor
2 4 (5.33%) IFS
2 4 (5.33%) Infor
2 4 (5.33%) NetSuite
2 4 (5.33%) Sage
2 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago