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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 190 203 185
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 56 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 27
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +3.60%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5805 5854 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.28% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 4839 4202
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 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
(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
Bristol +5 22 £52,500 +26.50% 8
Wiltshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Devon +1 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 10 £61,250 +11.36%
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 43 (54.43%) Project Management
2 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) Finance
4 24 (30.38%) PRINCE2
5 22 (27.85%) Degree
6 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
7 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
7 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
8 15 (18.99%) Resource Management
8 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
8 15 (18.99%) SDLC
8 15 (18.99%) Banking
9 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.92%) .NET
10 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.13%) Java
11 8 (10.13%) Scrum
11 8 (10.13%) VMware
12 7 (8.86%) Electronics
12 7 (8.86%) C#
12 7 (8.86%) Line Management
13 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
13 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
13 6 (7.59%) Maven
13 6 (7.59%) Games
14 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
14 5 (6.33%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS Project
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
1 3 (3.80%) PaaS
1 3 (3.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Maven
1 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Gradle
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.99%) Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Electronics
5 6 (7.59%) Games
6 5 (6.33%) Legal
7 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (5.06%) Marketing
8 3 (3.80%) Aerospace
9 2 (2.53%) Automotive
9 2 (2.53%) Law
10 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) jQuery
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XML
3 1 (1.27%) Spring
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) DTV
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Project Management
2 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.99%) Resource Management
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
6 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.86%) Line Management
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL
9 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.33%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (6.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.06%) Coaching
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Python
3 3 (3.80%) Scala
3 3 (3.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) VMware
3 5 (6.33%) Google
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 5 (6.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) Trapeze
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