The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 164 160 146
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 19 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 28
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3851 3665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.97% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3131 3341 3233
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Manager
North West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Bolton 0 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Altrincham +1 2 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Stockport 0 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.67%) Finance
5 7 (16.67%) QA
6 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 6 (14.29%) Big Data
6 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) ISEB
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (9.52%) Banking
8 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
9 3 (7.14%) SLA
9 3 (7.14%) ERP
9 3 (7.14%) MS Project
9 3 (7.14%) Logistics
9 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.14%) Change Management
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
10 2 (4.76%) Communications Security
10 2 (4.76%) Kanban

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.76%) MS Project Server
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (21.43%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.38%) Animation
2 1 (2.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) HPUX
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) Communications Security
8 2 (4.76%) Kanban
8 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (7.14%) SLA
4 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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