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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 149 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +3 5 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Glasgow -11 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dundee -17 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Software Manager
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Adobe
6 4 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.50%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Electronics
8 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (4.17%) Documentum
1 1 (4.17%) FileNet
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) EDMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
2 1 (4.17%) ODBC
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) ITSM
7 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
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