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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 140 151 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 18 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 9
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,800 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,400
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
2946 3783 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.03% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 2471 1793
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,275 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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
Glasgow +11 7 £60,000 +46.34%
Edinburgh +3 6 £50,750 +12.77%
Fife - 4 £48,000 -
Aberdeen +21 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) .NET
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) SaaS
4 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) C
5 5 (16.13%) ITSM
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.90%) MS Access
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
7 3 (9.68%) Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 2 (6.45%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) UNIX

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MS Access
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) PVCS
1 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) International Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) ITSM
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Release Management
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
7 1 (3.23%) MVVM
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) C++
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) TickIT
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft