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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 142 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 17 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 10
Average salary £55,500 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,250 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £49,750 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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
Edinburgh +8 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Glasgow +2 5 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Fife - 2 £55,500 -
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (31.43%) Project Management
1 11 (31.43%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
6 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
6 6 (17.14%) Release Management
6 6 (17.14%) SaaS
7 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (14.29%) ITSM
7 5 (14.29%) MS Access
7 5 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) C++
8 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.43%) C
8 4 (11.43%) Data Management
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Banking
9 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.71%) PHP
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle
10 2 (5.71%) UNIX

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MS Access
3 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.86%) PVCS
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) WPF
5 1 (2.86%) LINQ
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
1 11 (31.43%) SDLC
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
3 6 (17.14%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Kanban
8 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) C++
3 4 (11.43%) C
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) TickIT
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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