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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 178 193 223
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 76 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 43 27
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,900
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +18 38 £50,500 -6.04% 3
Manchester -5 32 £49,000 +3.15% 2
Merseyside +9 2 £60,000 +6.66%
Lancashire -4 2 £55,000 +42.85%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (47.58%) .NET
2 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.32%) Project Management
4 44 (35.48%) SQL
5 32 (25.81%) Degree
6 30 (24.19%) C#
6 30 (24.19%) PRINCE2
7 28 (22.58%) Finance
8 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
9 24 (19.35%) HTML
9 24 (19.35%) Windows
9 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 20 (16.13%) CSS
11 19 (15.32%) Scrum
11 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.32%) Resource Management
12 18 (14.52%) Objective-C
12 18 (14.52%) PhoneGap
13 17 (13.71%) Telerik
13 17 (13.71%) Subversion
13 17 (13.71%) HTML5
13 17 (13.71%) Xamarin
13 17 (13.71%) User Experience
14 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
14 16 (12.90%) QA
15 15 (12.10%) ITIL
15 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (11.29%) C++
17 13 (10.48%) Java
17 13 (10.48%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (3.23%) IIS
1 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Project
3 3 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.81%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.81%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.81%) Agresso
2 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) Maximo
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.06%) SaaS
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Subversion
2 5 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (47.58%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 20 (16.13%) CSS
4 18 (14.52%) PhoneGap
5 17 (13.71%) HTML5
6 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.84%) Web Services
8 5 (4.03%) WinForms
9 4 (3.23%) DHTML
9 4 (3.23%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.61%) jQuery
10 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.81%) J2EE
11 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.81%) LINQ
11 1 (0.81%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) User Experience
2 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.61%) Life Science
5 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) LIMS
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.81%) Informatics
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Windows
2 13 (10.48%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.42%) Android
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.32%) Project Management
3 30 (24.19%) PRINCE2
4 19 (15.32%) Scrum
4 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
4 19 (15.32%) Resource Management
5 15 (12.10%) ITIL
6 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 12 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (8.87%) Product Management
9 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.26%) Time Management
10 9 (7.26%) MVC
11 8 (6.45%) Web Development
11 8 (6.45%) Line Management
12 6 (4.84%) People Management
12 6 (4.84%) Document Management
12 6 (4.84%) ERP
13 5 (4.03%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) SQL
2 30 (24.19%) C#
3 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.52%) Objective-C
5 14 (11.29%) C++
6 13 (10.48%) Java
7 7 (5.65%) C
8 4 (3.23%) VB
8 4 (3.23%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.23%) PMP
4 3 (2.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.71%) Telerik
2 17 (13.71%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Kronos
5 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.81%) CODA
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago