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 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 152 141 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 9 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 15
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £36,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £63,000 £59,800
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
3079 3137 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.80% 95.55% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2028 2006 2180
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 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
Edinburgh -8 5 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Fife +1 3 - -
Glasgow -1 1 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Product Management
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (12.00%) FogBugz
6 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.00%) QA
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 3 (12.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (4.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
1 3 (12.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (12.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Product Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) System Testing
5 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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