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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 352 369 318
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 91 87 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 107
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £61,700
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 3 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 3 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 +30 43 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -2 20 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Sussex +15 13 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Oxfordshire +16 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
East Sussex +24 6 £60,000 +12.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 3 - -
Hampshire -26 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Middlesex +10 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Sussex - 1 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 91 (44.83%) Project Management
2 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (30.05%) Degree
4 57 (28.08%) Finance
5 54 (26.60%) PRINCE2
6 52 (25.62%) C#
7 40 (19.70%) Java
7 40 (19.70%) Microsoft
7 40 (19.70%) Software Engineering
8 38 (18.72%) .NET
9 37 (18.23%) QA
10 33 (16.26%) SQL Server
11 31 (15.27%) C++
12 30 (14.78%) Software Delivery
13 29 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 28 (13.79%) SQL
14 28 (13.79%) Scrum
15 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
16 23 (11.33%) C
17 21 (10.34%) HTML
17 21 (10.34%) Line Management
17 21 (10.34%) SDLC
18 18 (8.87%) Waterfall
19 17 (8.37%) Windows
19 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
20 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
21 14 (6.90%) Linux
21 14 (6.90%) CSS
21 14 (6.90%) Project Planning
21 14 (6.90%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (2.46%) IIS
1 5 (2.46%) Apache
2 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) Documentum
3 1 (0.49%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) DNS
2 4 (1.97%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.97%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) SMTP
3 2 (0.99%) FTP
3 2 (0.99%) IMAP
4 1 (0.49%) LTE
4 1 (0.49%) SCTP
4 1 (0.49%) 4G
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.49%) 3G
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) Big Data
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.49%) OLAP
4 1 (0.49%) DTS
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.99%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) PROIV
5 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) PhantomJS
General
1 57 (28.08%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.42%) Banking
4 10 (4.93%) Marketing
5 5 (2.46%) Advertising
6 4 (1.97%) Electronics
7 3 (1.48%) Games
7 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Military
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.99%) Local Government
8 2 (0.99%) Avionics
9 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.72%) .NET
2 21 (10.34%) HTML
3 14 (6.90%) CSS
4 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.94%) Ajax
6 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.46%) jQuery
7 5 (2.46%) LAMP
7 5 (2.46%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.48%) XML
8 3 (1.48%) Velocity
8 3 (1.48%) HTML5
9 2 (0.99%) REST
9 2 (0.99%) CSS3
9 2 (0.99%) OpenID
9 2 (0.99%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.99%) WPF
9 2 (0.99%) WinForms
9 2 (0.99%) JMS
9 2 (0.99%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.46%) Physics
3 5 (2.46%) Chemistry
4 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) PMI
6 1 (0.49%) DTV
6 1 (0.49%) Kindle
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Windows
2 14 (6.90%) Linux
3 3 (1.48%) UNIX
4 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.83%) Project Management
2 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (26.60%) PRINCE2
4 40 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 30 (14.78%) Software Delivery
6 28 (13.79%) Scrum
7 21 (10.34%) SDLC
7 21 (10.34%) Line Management
8 18 (8.87%) Waterfall
9 14 (6.90%) Project Planning
10 13 (6.40%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.40%) Change Control
11 12 (5.91%) Release Management
12 11 (5.42%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.42%) CRM
12 11 (5.42%) Migration
12 11 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.42%) Product Management
12 11 (5.42%) Software Licensing
13 10 (4.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.62%) C#
2 40 (19.70%) Java
3 31 (15.27%) C++
4 29 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 28 (13.79%) SQL
6 23 (11.33%) C
7 6 (2.96%) PHP
8 5 (2.46%) VBScript
9 4 (1.97%) Perl
10 3 (1.48%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) VC++
12 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (30.05%) Degree
2 10 (4.93%) APMP
2 10 (4.93%) ISEB
3 9 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.46%) PhD
7 4 (1.97%) MCP
7 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.99%) MBA
9 2 (0.99%) PMP
9 2 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.23%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.96%) SLA
3 6 (2.96%) TickIT
4 2 (0.99%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Firmware
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Oracle
3 5 (2.46%) IBM
4 3 (1.48%) VMware
5 2 (0.99%) Northgate
5 2 (0.99%) Civica
5 2 (0.99%) Capita
5 2 (0.99%) Orchard
5 2 (0.99%) Google
5 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Remedy
6 1 (0.49%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) HP
6 1 (0.49%) BMC
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