The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 77 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 7 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.89% 0.50% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.52% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £36,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
748 770 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.53% 96.61% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 648 600 526
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager across the North East region.

Software Manager Salary Trend in the North East

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the North East

Software Manager
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Tyne and Wear -7 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) NUnit
5 3 (20.00%) CMS
5 3 (20.00%) WinForms
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) CMS
1 3 (20.00%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Moq
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) WinForms
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (13.33%) Product Management
7 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun