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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 221 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 30 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 30
Average salary £53,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.27% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £52,500
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
6071 6612 7064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.84% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4930 5341 6055
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 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 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
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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
Cheshire +3 12 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Manchester -5 12 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) .NET
3 30 (30.30%) Java
4 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.23%) SQL
5 23 (23.23%) SDLC
6 22 (22.22%) C#
7 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.19%) Oracle
7 19 (19.19%) Project Management
8 17 (17.17%) PRINCE2
9 16 (16.16%) Validation
9 16 (16.16%) Finance
9 16 (16.16%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.16%) Degree
9 16 (16.16%) Resource Management
10 15 (15.15%) User Experience
10 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
11 14 (14.14%) Scrum
11 14 (14.14%) Windows
11 14 (14.14%) CSS
11 14 (14.14%) RPG
11 14 (14.14%) HTML
12 13 (13.13%) HTML5
12 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
12 13 (13.13%) PhoneGap
13 12 (12.12%) Xamarin
13 12 (12.12%) Line Management
13 12 (12.12%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Tridion
2 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.01%) Maximo
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) GPRS
1 5 (5.05%) UMTS
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) DB2
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Subversion
2 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.12%) Billing
4 9 (9.09%) Retail
5 8 (8.08%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.44%) .NET
2 14 (14.14%) HTML
2 14 (14.14%) CSS
3 13 (13.13%) HTML5
3 13 (13.13%) PhoneGap
4 12 (12.12%) Apache Flex
4 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (3.03%) XML
7 3 (3.03%) XSLT
7 3 (3.03%) jQuery
7 3 (3.03%) EDI
8 2 (2.02%) Flash
8 2 (2.02%) J2EE
8 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.01%) MFC
9 1 (1.01%) Web Services
9 1 (1.01%) Spring
9 1 (1.01%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) User Experience
2 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.01%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Windows Mobile
2 10 (10.10%) Android
2 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.05%) Windows CE
4 4 (4.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.23%) SDLC
3 19 (19.19%) Project Management
4 17 (17.17%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.16%) Validation
5 16 (16.16%) Resource Management
6 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.14%) Scrum
8 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
9 12 (12.12%) Coaching
9 12 (12.12%) Line Management
9 12 (12.12%) ITIL
10 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.09%) People Management
11 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.08%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (8.08%) Web Development
13 7 (7.07%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) Java
2 23 (23.23%) SQL
3 22 (22.22%) C#
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.14%) RPG
6 12 (12.12%) Objective-C
6 12 (12.12%) Apple Swift
7 10 (10.10%) C++
8 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.03%) VBScript
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) ISEB
3 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.02%) APMP
5 2 (2.02%) PMP
5 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) Oracle
3 12 (12.12%) Telerik
3 12 (12.12%) Xamarin
4 8 (8.08%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.01%) Kronos
6 1 (1.01%) Pega
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Perforce
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