The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 199 215 226
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 45 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 22
Average salary £50,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £55,500 £57,250
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 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
6182 6714 6943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 95.53% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4934 5424 5832
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 West

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

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 27 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +5 21 £48,250 +19.13% 6
Cheshire +15 15 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Lancashire +6 7 £47,500 +13.77% 1
Merseyside +12 2 £75,000 +50.00%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (52.34%) .NET
2 53 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (34.38%) SQL
4 40 (31.25%) Java
5 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
6 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
7 30 (23.44%) Resource Management
8 29 (22.66%) HTML
8 29 (22.66%) CSS
9 28 (21.88%) C#
9 28 (21.88%) PhoneGap
9 28 (21.88%) User Experience
10 27 (21.09%) Apple Swift
10 27 (21.09%) HTML5
10 27 (21.09%) Objective-C
11 26 (20.31%) Telerik
11 26 (20.31%) Subversion
11 26 (20.31%) Degree
11 26 (20.31%) Xamarin
12 25 (19.53%) Project Management
13 24 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (17.19%) PRINCE2
15 21 (16.41%) Scrum
16 20 (15.63%) Oracle
17 19 (14.84%) Windows
17 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
18 18 (14.06%) Finance
18 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
19 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
20 14 (10.94%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Tridion
1 2 (1.56%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.56%) Maximo
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) LAN
1 2 (1.56%) WAN
1 2 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) DB2
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Subversion
2 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.38%) Billing
4 9 (7.03%) Banking
5 7 (5.47%) Retail
6 5 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (52.34%) .NET
2 29 (22.66%) HTML
2 29 (22.66%) CSS
3 28 (21.88%) PhoneGap
4 27 (21.09%) HTML5
5 11 (8.59%) Apache Flex
6 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.13%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) J2EE
8 3 (2.34%) jQuery
9 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.56%) XML
9 2 (1.56%) XSLT
9 2 (1.56%) Flash
9 2 (1.56%) EDI
9 2 (1.56%) WinForms
10 1 (0.78%) Spring
10 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.78%) Mason
10 1 (0.78%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) User Experience
2 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.78%) Equities
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Linux
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (3.13%) Android
4 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.44%) Resource Management
3 25 (19.53%) Project Management
4 22 (17.19%) PRINCE2
5 21 (16.41%) Scrum
6 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
8 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
9 13 (10.16%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (9.38%) ITIL
10 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (9.38%) Software Delivery
11 11 (8.59%) Line Management
11 11 (8.59%) Validation
12 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.25%) Coaching
13 7 (5.47%) People Management
13 7 (5.47%) Product Management
14 6 (4.69%) Release Management
14 6 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.38%) SQL
2 40 (31.25%) Java
3 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.88%) C#
5 27 (21.09%) Objective-C
5 27 (21.09%) Apple Swift
6 13 (10.16%) C++
7 12 (9.38%) RPG
8 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.56%) C
9 2 (1.56%) VBScript
9 2 (1.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (20.31%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) ISEB
3 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.34%) PMP
6 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) APMP
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.31%) Telerik
2 26 (20.31%) Xamarin
3 20 (15.63%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) SAP
5 5 (3.91%) IBM
5 5 (3.91%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Kronos
7 1 (0.78%) Pega
7 1 (0.78%) Perforce
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