The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 218 196 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 36 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 27
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
5457 5809 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.14% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4894 4879
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 12 £48,500 -7.61% 1
Gloucestershire -3 12 £47,500 -22.44% 1
Wiltshire +7 8 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Somerset - 3 £57,500 -
Dorset - 2 £38,750 -
Devon -7 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 26 (33.77%) Telecoms
4 23 (29.87%) SDLC
5 21 (27.27%) Java
5 21 (27.27%) Unix
5 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 19 (24.68%) Degree
7 16 (20.78%) Finance
7 16 (20.78%) .NET
7 16 (20.78%) Digital Media
7 16 (20.78%) OpenStack
8 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
9 14 (18.18%) Open Source
9 14 (18.18%) Linux
9 14 (18.18%) QA
10 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.88%) SQL
10 13 (16.88%) C#
10 13 (16.88%) DevOps
11 11 (14.29%) TDD
12 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
12 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
13 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (11.69%) Coaching
13 9 (11.69%) Resource Management
13 9 (11.69%) Banking
13 9 (11.69%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Big Data
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) AccuRev
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
1 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (33.77%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.78%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.90%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) HTML5
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) REST
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) XHTML
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Digital Media
2 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) e-Health
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Life Science
5 1 (1.30%) LIMS
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) PACS
5 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Unix
2 14 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Project Management
3 23 (29.87%) SDLC
4 21 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.18%) Open Source
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.88%) DevOps
6 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.29%) TDD
8 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.69%) Coaching
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.69%) Resource Management
10 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
11 7 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.79%) Regression Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Supplier Management
13 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) C#
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 7 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) ISEB
5 5 (6.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) HND
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 6 (7.79%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.30%) HL7
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Dell
3 1 (1.30%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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