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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 213 214 192
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 27 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.43% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 53
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £70,000
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
6783 6860 7214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.75% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5504 5868 6344
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -5 18 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cheshire -6 7 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (51.61%) Project Management
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) .NET
4 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 11 (17.74%) Retail
7 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.52%) ERP
8 9 (14.52%) Finance
8 9 (14.52%) Time Management
8 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.29%) C#
10 7 (11.29%) SaaS
10 7 (11.29%) QA
10 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.68%) Document Management
11 6 (9.68%) Product Management
11 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
11 6 (9.68%) Big Data
12 5 (8.06%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) Change Management
12 5 (8.06%) ISEB
12 5 (8.06%) Java
12 5 (8.06%) MS Project
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.06%) Competitive Intelligence
12 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.45%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Project
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.61%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.61%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.61%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (1.61%) Agresso
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.74%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.23%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) Sass
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) PMI
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Telematics
3 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.61%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) HPUX
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Project Management
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.35%) Scrum
5 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.52%) ERP
6 9 (14.52%) Time Management
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) Document Management
8 6 (9.68%) Product Management
8 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
9 5 (8.06%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
9 5 (8.06%) Competitive Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Kanban
10 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) C#
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.84%) SLA
4 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) CODA
3 1 (1.61%) Sage
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Progress
3 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
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