The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 134 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 10 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.32% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £50,000 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2119 2214 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.73% 92.79% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1582 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Reading region.

Software Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (29.17%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
5 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) HTTPS
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) SaaS
8 4 (16.67%) Advertising
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Use Case

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Northgate
3 2 (8.33%) Civica
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
3 2 (8.33%) Orchard
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago