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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 214 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 47 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.42% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 39
Average salary £47,500 £44,082 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -29.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £47,500 £70,000
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +8 28 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Cheshire -2 15 £50,500 +26.25% 5
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.19%) Project Management
3 28 (33.33%) .NET
4 21 (25.00%) Finance
5 17 (20.24%) PRINCE2
6 16 (19.05%) QA
7 15 (17.86%) Degree
7 15 (17.86%) Scrum
7 15 (17.86%) C#
8 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.29%) Product Management
10 10 (11.90%) Retail
10 10 (11.90%) SQL
11 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (10.71%) ERP
11 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
11 9 (10.71%) SaaS
11 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.52%) Time Management
12 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.33%) MS Project
13 7 (8.33%) Matrix Management
13 7 (8.33%) Document Management
14 6 (7.14%) MVC
14 6 (7.14%) Competitive Intelligence
14 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
14 6 (7.14%) Web Development
14 6 (7.14%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Project
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.19%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.19%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.19%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (1.19%) Agresso
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) WinForms
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Sass
6 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.19%) LINQ
6 1 (1.19%) DHTML
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Life Science
4 1 (1.19%) Telematics
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.19%) Project Management
3 17 (20.24%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.86%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.29%) Product Management
7 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 9 (10.71%) ERP
8 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.52%) Time Management
9 7 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 7 (8.33%) Document Management
10 6 (7.14%) Competitive Intelligence
10 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Web Development
10 6 (7.14%) ITIL
10 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.14%) MVC
11 4 (4.76%) PRINCE
11 4 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) C#
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) SAP
3 1 (1.19%) Progress
3 1 (1.19%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) CODA
3 1 (1.19%) Sage
3 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
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