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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 203 210 182
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 44 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 29
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,300 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £55,000 £60,000
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 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
5617 5869 4949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.70% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4782 4885 4270
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -6 15 £52,500 +28.83% 3
Wiltshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £62,500 +13.63%
Devon +1 8 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Project Management
3 26 (31.71%) Degree
4 24 (29.27%) PRINCE2
5 20 (24.39%) Finance
6 18 (21.95%) Banking
7 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
8 15 (18.29%) Resource Management
8 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
9 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
9 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
9 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
9 13 (15.85%) ITIL
9 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
10 12 (14.63%) .NET
10 12 (14.63%) SDLC
11 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
12 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
13 9 (10.98%) IBM
13 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
13 9 (10.98%) VMware
13 9 (10.98%) Java
13 9 (10.98%) Linux
14 8 (9.76%) C#
14 8 (9.76%) SAP
14 8 (9.76%) Electronics
15 6 (7.32%) Games
15 6 (7.32%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) SaaS
1 3 (3.66%) PaaS
1 3 (3.66%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Maven
1 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.10%) Gradle
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Banking
3 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.76%) Electronics
5 6 (7.32%) Games
6 5 (6.10%) Retail
7 4 (4.88%) Marketing
7 4 (4.88%) Military
7 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.44%) Automotive
9 1 (1.22%) Law
9 1 (1.22%) Legal
9 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) jQuery
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
3 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (1.22%) Java EE
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.22%) Servlets
4 1 (1.22%) Struts
4 1 (1.22%) J2EE
4 1 (1.22%) MFC
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.22%) Mason
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) DTV
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) GIS
7 1 (1.22%) PMI
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.22%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Project Management
3 24 (29.27%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.29%) Resource Management
5 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.85%) ITIL
6 12 (14.63%) SDLC
7 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
8 10 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
9 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.88%) Software Licensing
11 4 (4.88%) Line Management
11 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.88%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) Java
2 8 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (3.66%) Python
3 3 (3.66%) Scala
3 3 (3.66%) Clojure
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.44%) PMP
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) VMware
2 9 (10.98%) IBM
3 8 (9.76%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) Google
5 4 (4.88%) Trapeze
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle
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