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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 173 225 235
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 71 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 19
Average salary £51,250 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.16% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £62,000
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +31 34 £52,500 -4.54%
Manchester +22 29 £49,000 +20.98% 3
Lancashire +9 6 £55,000 +34.14%
Merseyside - 2 £75,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 74 (51.03%) .NET
2 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (36.55%) SQL
4 41 (28.28%) Microsoft
5 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 39 (26.90%) Java
7 37 (25.52%) Project Management
8 36 (24.83%) HTML
9 34 (23.45%) Resource Management
10 32 (22.07%) PhoneGap
10 32 (22.07%) User Experience
10 32 (22.07%) C#
10 32 (22.07%) CSS
11 31 (21.38%) Objective-C
11 31 (21.38%) HTML5
12 30 (20.69%) Xamarin
12 30 (20.69%) Telerik
12 30 (20.69%) Subversion
13 29 (20.00%) PRINCE2
13 29 (20.00%) Degree
14 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (18.62%) Windows
16 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
17 23 (15.86%) Scrum
17 23 (15.86%) Finance
18 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
19 18 (12.41%) Oracle
20 17 (11.72%) C++
20 17 (11.72%) ITIL
21 16 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.07%) IIS
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Tridion
1 2 (1.38%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.38%) Maximo
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.45%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) LAN
2 2 (1.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) DB2
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (20.69%) Subversion
2 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.38%) JIRA
General
1 23 (15.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.90%) Billing
4 9 (6.21%) Banking
5 7 (4.83%) Retail
6 6 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (51.03%) .NET
2 36 (24.83%) HTML
3 32 (22.07%) CSS
3 32 (22.07%) PhoneGap
4 31 (21.38%) HTML5
5 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.21%) Apache Flex
7 6 (4.14%) Web Services
8 4 (2.76%) WinForms
9 3 (2.07%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.07%) jQuery
9 3 (2.07%) DHTML
9 3 (2.07%) J2EE
10 2 (1.38%) XML
10 2 (1.38%) XSLT
10 2 (1.38%) Flash
10 2 (1.38%) EDI
10 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) User Experience
2 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.38%) iSeries
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) PMI
7 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) Equities
7 1 (0.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.62%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (4.14%) Android
4 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.52%) Project Management
3 34 (23.45%) Resource Management
4 29 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.86%) Scrum
7 17 (11.72%) ITIL
8 16 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.03%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (9.66%) Line Management
11 12 (8.28%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.90%) Time Management
13 9 (6.21%) Validation
14 8 (5.52%) Web Development
14 8 (5.52%) Asset Management
14 8 (5.52%) Product Management
14 8 (5.52%) People Management
15 6 (4.14%) Coaching
15 6 (4.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.55%) SQL
2 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 39 (26.90%) Java
4 32 (22.07%) C#
5 31 (21.38%) Objective-C
6 17 (11.72%) C++
7 9 (6.21%) RPG
8 6 (4.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.14%) C
9 3 (2.07%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.38%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.38%) PHP
10 2 (1.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.14%) ISEB
4 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.76%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.07%) PMP
7 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.69%) Telerik
2 30 (20.69%) Xamarin
3 18 (12.41%) Oracle
4 9 (6.21%) SAP
5 5 (3.45%) IBM
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (1.38%) Kronos
7 1 (0.69%) Pega
7 1 (0.69%) Perforce
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