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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 161 167 179
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 24 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 11
Average salary £49,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.98% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £52,500
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
3540 3815 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.60% 94.78% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 3176 3451
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 April 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 17 April 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 +9 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Stockport +7 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) Degree
4 18 (33.96%) C#
5 17 (32.08%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) Project Management
7 15 (28.30%) Java
7 15 (28.30%) SQL
8 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
9 13 (24.53%) C++
9 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
9 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.75%) Windows
10 11 (20.75%) Linux
10 11 (20.75%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (16.98%) SAP
12 8 (15.09%) MS Project
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.09%) Banking
12 8 (15.09%) Software Delivery
13 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
14 6 (11.32%) Retail
15 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (9.43%) Software Asset Management
15 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (9.43%) VMware

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Tridion
1 2 (3.77%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.77%) Maximo
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Subversion
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) PhoneGap
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) XSLT
4 2 (3.77%) Flash
4 2 (3.77%) EDI
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Scrum
3 16 (30.19%) Project Management
4 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.75%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.09%) Software Delivery
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) Software Asset Management
10 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
10 4 (7.55%) Web Development
10 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) C#
2 15 (28.30%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) ISEB
3 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.66%) PMP
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.77%) APMP
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Telerik
4 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.77%) Kronos
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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