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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 177 199 229
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 76 49 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.75% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 26
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £66,500
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
7000 6540 7420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.57% 95.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6004 5579 6525
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 27 November 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 +8 36 £50,000 - 6
Manchester -5 34 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Merseyside +15 2 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Lancashire 0 2 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 51 (44.74%) Project Management
1 51 (44.74%) .NET
2 48 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.58%) SQL
4 28 (24.56%) Degree
5 27 (23.68%) Finance
5 27 (23.68%) PRINCE2
6 26 (22.81%) C#
7 24 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 21 (18.42%) HTML
8 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Windows
10 18 (15.79%) QA
11 17 (14.91%) CSS
12 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
12 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
13 15 (13.16%) Resource Management
13 15 (13.16%) Scrum
13 15 (13.16%) Objective-C
13 15 (13.16%) ITIL
14 14 (12.28%) Telerik
14 14 (12.28%) Subversion
14 14 (12.28%) HTML5
14 14 (12.28%) PhoneGap
14 14 (12.28%) Xamarin
14 14 (12.28%) User Experience
15 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (10.53%) Programme Management
17 11 (9.65%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.51%) IIS
1 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.88%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.88%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.88%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.88%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.77%) SaaS
3 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Subversion
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) .NET
2 21 (18.42%) HTML
3 17 (14.91%) CSS
4 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET
5 14 (12.28%) HTML5
5 14 (12.28%) PhoneGap
6 5 (4.39%) WinForms
7 4 (3.51%) DHTML
7 4 (3.51%) Silverlight
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.75%) jQuery
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ
10 1 (0.88%) Sass
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.75%) Life Science
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) LIMS
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Informatics
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.63%) Android
4 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) Project Management
2 48 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.68%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.16%) Resource Management
5 15 (13.16%) ITIL
5 15 (13.16%) Scrum
6 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 11 (9.65%) Product Management
9 9 (7.89%) Time Management
9 9 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.89%) MVC
10 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.14%) Line Management
11 7 (6.14%) Web Development
11 7 (6.14%) Document Management
12 6 (5.26%) ERP
12 6 (5.26%) People Management
12 6 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) C#
3 24 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.16%) Objective-C
5 11 (9.65%) C++
6 9 (7.89%) Java
7 6 (5.26%) C
8 4 (3.51%) VB
8 4 (3.51%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ISEB
2 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) Telerik
2 14 (12.28%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.88%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.88%) CODA
4 1 (0.88%) Sage
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