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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 158 164 164
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 27 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 23
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,950 £70,000
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
3799 3591 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3132 3267
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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
Altrincham +10 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bolton +7 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Project Management
3 17 (31.48%) .NET
4 16 (29.63%) Finance
5 14 (25.93%) Degree
5 14 (25.93%) QA
6 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
7 10 (18.52%) C#
8 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
9 8 (14.81%) Retail
10 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
10 6 (11.11%) Big Data
11 5 (9.26%) SQL
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.26%) ISEB
11 5 (9.26%) MVC
11 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.41%) Web Development
12 4 (7.41%) Product Management
13 3 (5.56%) MS Project
13 3 (5.56%) ITIL
13 3 (5.56%) Windows
13 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
13 3 (5.56%) SLA
13 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.85%) PMI
2 1 (1.85%) LIMS
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Life Science
2 1 (1.85%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) HPUX
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 4 (7.41%) Product Management
9 3 (5.56%) Market Research
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
10 2 (3.70%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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