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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 338 320 309
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 105 124 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 103 121
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £67,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £25,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +41 54 £55,000 -13.72% 5
Berkshire -6 25 £58,750 +17.50% 4
West Sussex +17 14 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Oxfordshire +18 8 £55,000 +2.80% 1
East Sussex +27 7 £60,000 +12.14%
Hampshire -20 6 £52,500 - 1
Middlesex +7 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (41.21%) Project Management
3 71 (35.68%) Degree
4 55 (27.64%) Finance
5 52 (26.13%) C#
6 51 (25.63%) PRINCE2
7 49 (24.62%) Java
8 42 (21.11%) Software Engineering
9 39 (19.60%) QA
10 36 (18.09%) C++
11 35 (17.59%) .NET
12 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
13 31 (15.58%) Computer Science
14 27 (13.57%) SQL
15 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
15 25 (12.56%) Scrum
16 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
16 24 (12.06%) Software Delivery
16 24 (12.06%) SDLC
17 22 (11.06%) C
18 19 (9.55%) HTML
19 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
20 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (8.54%) Product Management
21 16 (8.04%) Marketing
21 16 (8.04%) MS Excel
22 15 (7.54%) Line Management
22 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
23 14 (7.04%) APMP
23 14 (7.04%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.01%) IIS
1 2 (1.01%) JBoss
1 2 (1.01%) Apache
1 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) Documentum
2 1 (0.50%) FileNet
2 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.50%) WildFly
2 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.01%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.02%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.01%) Internet
3 2 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) 3G
4 1 (0.50%) Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) 2G
4 1 (0.50%) LTE
4 1 (0.50%) SCTP
4 1 (0.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.01%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.01%) Selenium
3 2 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) PROIV
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Ant
4 1 (0.50%) JUnit
4 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 55 (27.64%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.04%) Marketing
4 10 (5.03%) Banking
5 7 (3.52%) Electronics
6 6 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.51%) Advertising
8 3 (1.51%) Games
8 3 (1.51%) Military
9 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (1.01%) Local Government
9 2 (1.01%) Avionics
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.59%) .NET
2 19 (9.55%) HTML
3 12 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.53%) CSS
5 9 (4.52%) Ajax
6 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.02%) J2EE
8 5 (2.51%) HTML5
9 4 (2.01%) jQuery
9 4 (2.01%) Spring
10 3 (1.51%) CSS3
11 2 (1.01%) REST
11 2 (1.01%) Velocity
11 2 (1.01%) WPF
11 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.01%) WinForms
11 2 (1.01%) LAMP
11 2 (1.01%) Classic ASP
11 2 (1.01%) XML
12 1 (0.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.02%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.01%) Physics
5 4 (2.01%) Chemistry
5 4 (2.01%) DTV
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.53%) Linux
2 8 (4.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (41.21%) Project Management
3 51 (25.63%) PRINCE2
4 42 (21.11%) Software Engineering
5 25 (12.56%) Scrum
6 24 (12.06%) Software Delivery
6 24 (12.06%) SDLC
7 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.54%) Product Management
8 15 (7.54%) Line Management
8 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.04%) Waterfall
9 14 (7.04%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.04%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.53%) Data Management
10 13 (6.53%) Software Testing
11 12 (6.03%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.53%) ITIL
12 11 (5.53%) Strategic Planning
12 11 (5.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.13%) C#
2 49 (24.62%) Java
3 36 (18.09%) C++
4 27 (13.57%) SQL
5 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.06%) C
7 4 (2.01%) PHP
8 3 (1.51%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.01%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) VBA
10 1 (0.50%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 71 (35.68%) Degree
2 14 (7.04%) APMP
3 13 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (6.03%) ISEB
5 9 (4.52%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.01%) PhD
8 4 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.01%) MCP
8 4 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) MBA
10 2 (1.01%) PMP
11 1 (0.50%) HND
11 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.60%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) SLA
3 6 (3.02%) TickIT
3 6 (3.02%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.01%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Firmware
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.03%) Oracle
3 5 (2.51%) SAP
4 3 (1.51%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.51%) VMware
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) Northgate
5 2 (1.01%) Civica
5 2 (1.01%) Capita
5 2 (1.01%) Orchard
6 1 (0.50%) Telerik
6 1 (0.50%) HP
6 1 (0.50%) BMC
6 1 (0.50%) Symantec
6 1 (0.50%) Remedy
Sutton, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £100,000 per annum + fantastic benefits inc 30% bonus + pension!!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - RFS
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago