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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 69 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.97% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.31% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -
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
802 643 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.45% 97.42% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 597 562 609
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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
Tyne and Wear -2 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Durham - 2 £31,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Billing
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) APMP
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (15.38%) Modbus
5 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) Modbus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Licensing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle