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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 170 178 226
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 61 82 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.17% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 22
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +39 54 £60,000 +22.44% 5
Cheshire -12 6 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Lancashire +14 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.35%) Finance
3 40 (38.46%) .NET
4 39 (37.50%) Project Management
5 35 (33.65%) C#
6 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
8 27 (25.96%) PRINCE2
9 26 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 26 (25.00%) Scrum
10 23 (22.12%) MS Project
11 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (19.23%) SQL
12 20 (19.23%) Risk Management
13 15 (14.42%) MVC
13 15 (14.42%) TDD
13 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
14 13 (12.50%) Resource Management
14 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 13 (12.50%) OO
14 13 (12.50%) Internet
15 12 (11.54%) SOA
15 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
15 12 (11.54%) WCF
16 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (10.58%) NUnit
16 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (9.62%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (4.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.96%) Node.js
2 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Business One
1 4 (3.85%) SAP ERP
1 4 (3.85%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (3.85%) LAN
2 4 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) NUnit
2 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.81%) JIRA
4 2 (1.92%) Ant
4 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
4 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.92%) Selenium
4 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 43 (41.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Advertising
3 3 (2.88%) Games
3 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) WCF
3 9 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (8.65%) WPF
4 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.77%) CSS
6 5 (4.81%) HTML
6 5 (4.81%) jQuery
7 4 (3.85%) EDI
7 4 (3.85%) Web Services
7 4 (3.85%) XML
7 4 (3.85%) XSLT
8 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.96%) LINQ
10 1 (0.96%) React
10 1 (0.96%) SOAP
10 1 (0.96%) Spring
10 1 (0.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Informatics
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Project Management
3 27 (25.96%) PRINCE2
4 26 (25.00%) Scrum
5 20 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.42%) Mentoring
6 15 (14.42%) MVC
6 15 (14.42%) TDD
7 13 (12.50%) OO
7 13 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 12 (11.54%) SOA
8 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.62%) Coaching
10 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.62%) SDLC
11 9 (8.65%) Analytics
11 9 (8.65%) Data Analytics
11 9 (8.65%) Machine Learning
11 9 (8.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) C#
2 20 (19.23%) SQL
3 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) Java
5 9 (8.65%) PHP
5 9 (8.65%) Ruby
6 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.81%) C++
7 5 (4.81%) Perl
7 5 (4.81%) Python
7 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.85%) C
8 4 (3.85%) VBScript
9 2 (1.92%) LINC
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.73%) PMP
3 6 (5.77%) ISEB
4 5 (4.81%) APMG
5 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Autodesk
3 4 (3.85%) Epicor
3 4 (3.85%) IFS
3 4 (3.85%) Infor
3 4 (3.85%) NetSuite
3 4 (3.85%) Sage
3 4 (3.85%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) Unisys
6 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter
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NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + up to 30% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago