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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 331 330 328
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 109 90 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 99 84 87
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 £41,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
19596 19875 20253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.19% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 15752 17153
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Oxfordshire +30 28 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Berkshire 0 24 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Surrey -12 24 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hampshire -23 12 £55,000 -6.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £57,500 +4.54% 3
East Sussex -15 7 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Kent +10 3 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex +3 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Middlesex +5 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 120 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.75%) Project Management
3 69 (26.95%) PRINCE2
4 64 (25.00%) .NET
5 61 (23.83%) Scrum
6 58 (22.66%) Finance
7 56 (21.88%) Java
8 51 (19.92%) Degree
9 48 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 45 (17.58%) C#
10 45 (17.58%) Microsoft
11 40 (15.63%) C++
12 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
13 28 (10.94%) Waterfall
14 24 (9.38%) Security Cleared
14 24 (9.38%) SQL
15 23 (8.98%) J2EE
15 23 (8.98%) Windows
15 23 (8.98%) Linux
15 23 (8.98%) MS Excel
15 23 (8.98%) QA
15 23 (8.98%) Line Management
16 22 (8.59%) JavaScript
17 21 (8.20%) C
18 20 (7.81%) Telecoms
19 19 (7.42%) HTML
20 18 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
21 17 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
22 16 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
22 16 (6.25%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.73%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.73%) JBoss
2 7 (2.73%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (2.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (2.34%) Apache
4 5 (1.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) SaaS
2 4 (1.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) DNS
2 4 (1.56%) IMAP
2 4 (1.56%) SMTP
2 4 (1.56%) FTP
3 2 (0.78%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.39%) CTI
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.91%) MySQL
3 3 (1.17%) Big Data
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.39%) DTS
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (5.86%) JIRA
2 13 (5.08%) Subversion
2 13 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.73%) Hudson
7 6 (2.34%) Maven
8 5 (1.95%) JUnit
8 5 (1.95%) Gradle
9 4 (1.56%) Selenium
10 3 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.39%) Ant
12 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.39%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 58 (22.66%) Finance
2 20 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.52%) Marketing
4 6 (2.34%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Electronics
6 4 (1.56%) French Language
7 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.17%) German Language
7 3 (1.17%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.78%) Local Government
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.78%) Military
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.00%) .NET
2 23 (8.98%) J2EE
3 19 (7.42%) HTML
4 15 (5.86%) Spring
5 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.69%) XML
7 11 (4.30%) CSS
8 7 (2.73%) Velocity
8 7 (2.73%) LAMP
8 7 (2.73%) HTML5
9 6 (2.34%) Ajax
9 6 (2.34%) WCF
9 6 (2.34%) WPF
10 5 (1.95%) Classic ASP
10 5 (1.95%) JDBC
10 5 (1.95%) Web Services
10 5 (1.95%) RESTful
10 5 (1.95%) jQuery
10 5 (1.95%) Spring MVC
11 4 (1.56%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.86%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.91%) Open Source
4 9 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.73%) User Experience
6 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.95%) Physics
6 5 (1.95%) Chemistry
6 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.17%) DTV
8 2 (0.78%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.98%) Windows
1 23 (8.98%) Linux
2 14 (5.47%) UNIX
3 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.39%) CentOS
3 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.75%) Project Management
3 69 (26.95%) PRINCE2
4 61 (23.83%) Scrum
5 48 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 23 (8.98%) Line Management
8 18 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.08%) Coaching
11 12 (4.69%) People Management
11 12 (4.69%) TDD
11 12 (4.69%) Web Development
11 12 (4.69%) Migration
11 12 (4.69%) OO
12 11 (4.30%) Data Migration
12 11 (4.30%) User Stories
13 10 (3.91%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.91%) MVC
13 10 (3.91%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.88%) Java
2 45 (17.58%) C#
3 40 (15.63%) C++
4 24 (9.38%) SQL
5 22 (8.59%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.20%) C
7 16 (6.25%) PHP
8 9 (3.52%) Python
9 7 (2.73%) Jython
9 7 (2.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (2.34%) Perl
11 5 (1.95%) VBScript
11 5 (1.95%) Groovy
12 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.78%) VC++
14 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 51 (19.92%) Degree
2 24 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (2.34%) APMP
5 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.95%) PhD
7 4 (1.56%) VCP4
8 3 (1.17%) PMP
8 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB
9 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.98%) QA
2 11 (4.30%) 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%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.69%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) VMware
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
5 4 (1.56%) Google
5 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.17%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Avaya
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) BT
7 1 (0.39%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
7 1 (0.39%) Mitel
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