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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 319 303 298
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 125 151 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 114 128 121
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Surrey +20 50 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire +1 32 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Hampshire +12 16 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +17 13 £55,000 -10.93% 1
West Sussex +2 13 £50,000 -13.04%
East Sussex +9 8 £60,000 +12.14%
Middlesex +1 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.67%) Project Management
3 75 (35.71%) Degree
4 60 (28.57%) C#
5 59 (28.10%) Java
6 57 (27.14%) Finance
7 55 (26.19%) Software Engineering
8 51 (24.29%) QA
9 39 (18.57%) .NET
9 39 (18.57%) C++
10 36 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
11 33 (15.71%) Mentoring
12 31 (14.76%) SDLC
13 30 (14.29%) SQL
14 29 (13.81%) SQL Server
14 29 (13.81%) Computer Science
15 28 (13.33%) JavaScript
16 23 (10.95%) C
16 23 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (10.48%) Scrum
17 22 (10.48%) HTML
17 22 (10.48%) Test Automation
18 20 (9.52%) Software Delivery
19 19 (9.05%) Marketing
20 17 (8.10%) Product Management
21 16 (7.62%) APMP
21 16 (7.62%) Telecoms
21 16 (7.62%) Line Management
22 15 (7.14%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (2.86%) JBoss
2 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.43%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.43%) WildFly
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) Documentum
4 2 (0.95%) FileNet
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) SaaS
2 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 5 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.48%) 3G
4 1 (0.48%) 2G
4 1 (0.48%) LTE
4 1 (0.48%) SCTP
4 1 (0.48%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.95%) DB2
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) OLAP
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
1 9 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.48%) PROIV
3 1 (0.48%) Ant
3 1 (0.48%) JUnit
3 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 57 (27.14%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Marketing
3 16 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.81%) Electronics
4 8 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.86%) Advertising
5 6 (2.86%) Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 2 (0.95%) Avionics
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.57%) .NET
2 22 (10.48%) HTML
3 14 (6.67%) CSS
4 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.76%) Ajax
6 9 (4.29%) Web Services
7 8 (3.81%) J2EE
7 8 (3.81%) Spring
8 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.38%) HTML5
10 4 (1.90%) jQuery
11 3 (1.43%) JPA
11 3 (1.43%) CSS3
11 3 (1.43%) JSF
11 3 (1.43%) JTA
11 3 (1.43%) JMS
11 3 (1.43%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.43%) WinForms
11 3 (1.43%) Java EE
11 3 (1.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.86%) DTV
6 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
7 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.95%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (1.90%) Android
2 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.67%) Project Management
3 55 (26.19%) Software Engineering
4 36 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 33 (15.71%) Mentoring
6 31 (14.76%) SDLC
7 23 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.48%) Scrum
8 22 (10.48%) Test Automation
9 20 (9.52%) Software Delivery
10 17 (8.10%) Product Management
11 16 (7.62%) Line Management
12 15 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 15 (7.14%) Data Management
12 15 (7.14%) OO
13 13 (6.19%) Configuration Management
13 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.19%) Programme Management
13 13 (6.19%) Strategic Planning
13 13 (6.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.57%) C#
2 59 (28.10%) Java
3 39 (18.57%) C++
4 30 (14.29%) SQL
5 28 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.95%) C
7 3 (1.43%) Python
7 3 (1.43%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.43%) PHP
8 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 75 (35.71%) Degree
2 16 (7.62%) APMP
3 15 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (5.24%) ISEB
5 8 (3.81%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.90%) MCP
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MBA
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (24.29%) QA
2 6 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.86%) TickIT
3 4 (1.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Nessus
1 4 (1.90%) Nmap
2 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.29%) Oracle
3 8 (3.81%) TOWER Software
4 7 (3.33%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) Coverity
6 2 (0.95%) Websense
6 2 (0.95%) Northgate
6 2 (0.95%) Civica
6 2 (0.95%) Capita
6 2 (0.95%) Orchard
6 2 (0.95%) Google
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Telerik
7 1 (0.48%) BMC
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec
7 1 (0.48%) Remedy
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: benefits & Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Berkshire near Newbury
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50,000 + Car Allowance (£5,781) + Bonus potential + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago