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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 162 156 183
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 34 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.73% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.78% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
3949 3612 4074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.65% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3142 3682
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,646 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Stockport -4 6 £40,000 -50.00% 2
Bolton - 6 £49,000 - 1
Altrincham -4 4 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (51.79%) Project Management
2 25 (44.64%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Finance
4 20 (35.71%) .NET
5 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
6 16 (28.57%) QA
7 14 (25.00%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) SQL
9 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
10 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.29%) ITIL
11 8 (14.29%) Windows
11 8 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 7 (12.50%) MVC
13 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.93%) ISEB
15 4 (7.14%) Linux
15 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.14%) C++
15 4 (7.14%) Java
15 4 (7.14%) WinForms
15 4 (7.14%) Web Development
15 4 (7.14%) Product Management
16 3 (5.36%) Market Research
16 3 (5.36%) Coaching

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) WinForms
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Informatics
2 1 (1.79%) Life Science
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.79%) PMI
2 1 (1.79%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Project Management
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.64%) Programme Management
5 10 (17.86%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) MVC
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Product Management
10 4 (7.14%) Web Development
11 3 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.36%) Market Research
11 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.36%) Coaching
12 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C#
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C++
3 4 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Telerik
2 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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