The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 320 325 331
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 117 85 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 112 78 89
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(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
Surrey -2 31 £58,500 +6.36%
Berkshire -7 25 £63,750 -7.27% 4
Oxfordshire +11 18 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 10 £57,500 +9.52%
East Sussex -9 10 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Hampshire -21 10 £55,000 -12.69% 3
Kent -5 2 £62,500 +45.34%
Middlesex - 1 £38,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 122 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (42.02%) Project Management
3 72 (28.02%) .NET
4 62 (24.12%) PRINCE2
5 58 (22.57%) Java
6 57 (22.18%) Finance
6 57 (22.18%) Scrum
7 54 (21.01%) Degree
8 51 (19.84%) C#
9 49 (19.07%) Software Engineering
10 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
11 40 (15.56%) C++
12 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
12 33 (12.84%) Waterfall
13 24 (9.34%) C
14 23 (8.95%) J2EE
14 23 (8.95%) SQL
15 22 (8.56%) QA
15 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
15 22 (8.56%) MS Excel
16 20 (7.78%) Linux
17 19 (7.39%) Line Management
18 18 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (6.61%) Windows
19 17 (6.61%) JavaScript
19 17 (6.61%) Web Development
19 17 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
20 16 (6.23%) SaaS
21 15 (5.84%) JIRA
21 15 (5.84%) Spring

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (2.72%) JBoss
2 7 (2.72%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.72%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (2.33%) IIS
4 5 (1.95%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Drupal
5 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.72%) MS Project
2 7 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.23%) SaaS
2 4 (1.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) IMAP
1 4 (1.56%) SMTP
1 4 (1.56%) FTP
2 3 (1.17%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) CTI
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.89%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) Big Data
4 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) DTS
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) JIRA
2 13 (5.06%) Subversion
3 12 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.89%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.11%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.72%) Hudson
7 6 (2.33%) Maven
8 5 (1.95%) Gradle
8 5 (1.95%) JUnit
9 3 (1.17%) Selenium
10 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.39%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.39%) Ant
11 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (22.18%) Finance
2 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.28%) Marketing
4 5 (1.95%) Billing
4 5 (1.95%) French Language
5 4 (1.56%) German Language
5 4 (1.56%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.56%) Electronics
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
6 3 (1.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Banking
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.17%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.78%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.02%) .NET
2 23 (8.95%) J2EE
3 15 (5.84%) Spring
4 14 (5.45%) HTML
5 11 (4.28%) XML
5 11 (4.28%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.72%) HTML5
6 7 (2.72%) CSS
6 7 (2.72%) WCF
7 6 (2.33%) Velocity
7 6 (2.33%) WPF
7 6 (2.33%) Ajax
7 6 (2.33%) LAMP
7 6 (2.33%) Web Services
8 5 (1.95%) JDBC
8 5 (1.95%) Spring MVC
8 5 (1.95%) RESTful
9 4 (1.56%) jQuery
9 4 (1.56%) SAML
9 4 (1.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.28%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (3.50%) Open Source
6 6 (2.33%) Social Media
6 6 (2.33%) User Experience
7 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.17%) DTV
8 3 (1.17%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.78%) Blog
9 2 (0.78%) CMDB
10 1 (0.39%) Kindle
10 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.39%) Wiki
10 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.78%) Linux
2 17 (6.61%) Windows
3 13 (5.06%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.39%) CentOS
5 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (42.02%) Project Management
3 62 (24.12%) PRINCE2
4 57 (22.18%) Scrum
5 49 (19.07%) Software Engineering
6 33 (12.84%) Waterfall
7 19 (7.39%) Line Management
8 18 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.61%) Web Development
10 15 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.45%) Coaching
12 13 (5.06%) OO
12 13 (5.06%) Migration
12 13 (5.06%) TDD
13 12 (4.67%) People Management
14 11 (4.28%) User Stories
14 11 (4.28%) Data Migration
15 10 (3.89%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.89%) Business Analysis
15 10 (3.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.57%) Java
2 51 (19.84%) C#
3 40 (15.56%) C++
4 24 (9.34%) C
5 23 (8.95%) SQL
6 17 (6.61%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.84%) PHP
8 9 (3.50%) Python
9 7 (2.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (2.72%) Jython
10 5 (1.95%) Perl
10 5 (1.95%) Groovy
11 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.17%) VBScript
11 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.78%) VC++
12 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 54 (21.01%) Degree
2 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.72%) APMP
3 7 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.56%) PMP
6 4 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.78%) MCPD
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCA
7 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.78%) MCSD
7 2 (0.78%) MCSE
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.56%) QA
2 11 (4.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.06%) Oracle
3 11 (4.28%) VMware
4 5 (1.95%) SAP
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
4 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.56%) Google
5 4 (1.56%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.39%) BT
6 1 (0.39%) Avaya
6 1 (0.39%) Mitel
6 1 (0.39%) Zend
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