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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 206 182 211
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 28 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.54% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 12
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £44,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,250 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -3.00%
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

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 2014. 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
Gloucestershire +2 8 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Dorset 0 8 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Bristol +1 5 £41,500 -33.60%
Devon -12 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Somerset -19 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Aerospace
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Finance
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.63%) QA
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.30%) Electronics
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 3 (6.98%) MS Project
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.33%) PVCS
General
1 8 (18.60%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.65%) Ajax
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) XSL
4 2 (4.65%) XHTML
4 2 (4.65%) WSDL
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) UML
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Release Management
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Product Management
8 1 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Line Management
8 1 (2.33%) Coaching
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.33%) CMMI
8 1 (2.33%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) C
4 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
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