The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / North West
Rank 198 180 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 48 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.98% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.02% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 71
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £37,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Manager in the job title.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Software Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 35 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Cheshire +7 6 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Merseyside - 4 £41,000 - 3
Lancashire - 2 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) QA
3 15 (22.06%) Coaching
4 14 (20.59%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) Line Management
5 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.65%) People Management
7 11 (16.18%) Performance Management
7 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.71%) Finance
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.71%) iPad
9 9 (13.24%) C#
9 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.24%) Software Delivery
10 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.29%) Project Management
12 6 (8.82%) MVC
12 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
12 6 (8.82%) Time Management
12 6 (8.82%) Product Management
12 6 (8.82%) Logistics
12 6 (8.82%) SDLC
12 6 (8.82%) Presales
13 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
14 4 (5.88%) Scrum
14 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
14 4 (5.88%) SQL
14 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
14 4 (5.88%) Java

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Selenium
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) iPad
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.47%) Life Science
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Coaching
3 14 (20.59%) Line Management
4 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (17.65%) People Management
6 11 (16.18%) Performance Management
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.24%) Software Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) Logistics
9 6 (8.82%) MVC
9 6 (8.82%) Presales
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.82%) Product Management
9 6 (8.82%) SDLC
9 6 (8.82%) Time Management
10 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.88%) Scrum
11 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) C++
3 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PMP
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) Lotus
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Planview
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