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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 207 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 33 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 22
Median salary £45,750 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.81% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +5.50%
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 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
5722 6326 6913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.89% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 5161 5555
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 20 £41,000 -21.15% 5
Cheshire +41 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Merseyside - 2 £45,750 - 1
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) .NET
3 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
5 26 (30.59%) MVC
6 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 25 (29.41%) Project Management
7 24 (28.24%) C#
8 23 (27.06%) Mentoring
9 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
10 21 (24.71%) Scrum
11 18 (21.18%) WCF
11 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 18 (21.18%) PRINCE2
12 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.65%) Analytics
13 15 (17.65%) SOA
13 15 (17.65%) TDD
13 15 (17.65%) Degree
14 14 (16.47%) Internet
14 14 (16.47%) Coaching
14 14 (16.47%) iPad
14 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (15.29%) Machine Learning
15 13 (15.29%) Data Analytics
15 13 (15.29%) OO
15 13 (15.29%) WPF
15 13 (15.29%) NUnit

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 6 (7.06%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Project
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.24%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
1 13 (15.29%) NUnit
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) WCF
3 13 (15.29%) WPF
4 10 (11.76%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) HTML
5 9 (10.59%) Web Services
5 9 (10.59%) XML
6 7 (8.24%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (8.24%) jQuery
6 7 (8.24%) Laravel
7 5 (5.88%) Ajax
7 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.88%) JSON
7 5 (5.88%) XSLT
8 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.71%) SOAP
8 4 (4.71%) UDDI
8 4 (4.71%) WSDL
9 3 (3.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) iPad
3 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Unix
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) MVC
3 25 (29.41%) Project Management
4 23 (27.06%) Mentoring
5 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
6 21 (24.71%) Scrum
7 18 (21.18%) PRINCE2
8 15 (17.65%) Analytics
8 15 (17.65%) SOA
8 15 (17.65%) TDD
9 14 (16.47%) Coaching
9 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (15.29%) Data Analytics
10 13 (15.29%) Machine Learning
10 13 (15.29%) OO
10 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
12 11 (12.94%) SDLC
13 7 (8.24%) Product Management
13 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.24%) C#
2 12 (14.12%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.94%) PHP
4 9 (10.59%) SQL
5 4 (4.71%) Ruby
6 3 (3.53%) C
7 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) RPG
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) VB6
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
4 2 (2.35%) Planview
4 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec
4 2 (2.35%) Veritas
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.18%) CA
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Sophos
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