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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 214 213 205
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 38 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.39% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 40
Average salary £47,500 £42,832 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.89% -28.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £46,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -6 22 £47,500 +10.04% 9
Cheshire -3 12 £48,000 +12.94% 2
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (48.68%) Project Management
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) .NET
4 17 (22.37%) Finance
5 14 (18.42%) PRINCE2
5 14 (18.42%) Scrum
6 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.47%) Retail
7 11 (14.47%) QA
8 10 (13.16%) Degree
8 10 (13.16%) Product Management
8 10 (13.16%) ERP
8 10 (13.16%) C#
8 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (11.84%) Time Management
10 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.21%) MS Project
11 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
11 7 (9.21%) Document Management
11 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.21%) Matrix Management
11 7 (9.21%) SaaS
12 6 (7.89%) Competitive Intelligence
12 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
12 6 (7.89%) SQL
12 6 (7.89%) Big Data
13 5 (6.58%) ISEB
13 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
13 5 (6.58%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.95%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.95%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Project
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.32%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.32%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.32%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.32%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (1.32%) Agresso
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) WinForms
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.32%) Sass
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Project Management
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Scrum
3 14 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) ERP
5 10 (13.16%) Product Management
6 9 (11.84%) Time Management
7 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.21%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.21%) Document Management
7 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.21%) Matrix Management
8 6 (7.89%) Competitive Intelligence
9 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.26%) MVC
10 4 (5.26%) Kanban
11 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) C#
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Progress
3 1 (1.32%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.32%) CODA
3 1 (1.32%) Sage
3 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
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