The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 219 229 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 36 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.38% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 39
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Manager
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 23 £40,500 -4.70% 3
Cheshire +1 6 £48,500 +14.11%
Lancashire - 5 £41,000 -
Merseyside -18 1 £50,000 -19.35%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 26 (38.24%) Project Management
3 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) QA
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 14 (20.59%) C#
4 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 12 (17.65%) Degree
6 11 (16.18%) OO
7 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.24%) Finance
8 9 (13.24%) Scrum
9 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.29%) Windows
10 7 (10.29%) WinForms
10 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
10 7 (10.29%) Business Development
10 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (8.82%) WCF
11 6 (8.82%) WPF
11 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
11 6 (8.82%) Retail
11 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (8.82%) Marketing
11 6 (8.82%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.29%) WinForms
4 6 (8.82%) WCF
4 6 (8.82%) WPF
5 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) XML
8 1 (1.47%) XSLT
8 1 (1.47%) Flash
8 1 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (1.47%) SOAP
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.47%) RESTful
8 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.47%) Animation
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Telematics
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 11 (16.18%) OO
5 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
8 7 (10.29%) Business Development
9 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.35%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) Time Management
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.88%) ERP
11 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (5.88%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.88%) Kanban
11 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) VTSP
2 1 (1.47%) CCSP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) CA
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Dell
4 1 (1.47%) EMC
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Progress
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) NetApp
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.47%) Veeam
4 1 (1.47%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.47%) Meru Networks
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + Including 5K Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago