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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 203 214 196
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 44 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 19
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 16 £47,500 -2.56%
Somerset +15 9 £35,000 -36.36%
Devon +1 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Wiltshire +7 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -17 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Dorset -26 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) Degree
3 36 (37.11%) Project Management
4 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
5 23 (23.71%) Military
5 23 (23.71%) ITIL
5 23 (23.71%) PRINCE2
6 18 (18.56%) Linux
7 17 (17.53%) Aerospace
7 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
8 16 (16.49%) Resource Management
8 16 (16.49%) Banking
8 16 (16.49%) Asset Management
8 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
8 16 (16.49%) Software Asset Management
9 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
9 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
9 15 (15.46%) Finance
10 14 (14.43%) C#
10 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
11 13 (13.40%) Java
11 13 (13.40%) Windows
12 12 (12.37%) DO-178B
13 11 (11.34%) Software Licensing
13 11 (11.34%) HTML
13 11 (11.34%) NHS
13 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
13 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
14 10 (10.31%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.22%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (23.71%) Military
2 17 (17.53%) Aerospace
3 16 (16.49%) Banking
4 15 (15.46%) Finance
5 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
6 9 (9.28%) Avionics
7 7 (7.22%) Electronics
8 5 (5.15%) Retail
9 3 (3.09%) Advertising
10 2 (2.06%) Marketing
11 1 (1.03%) Law
11 1 (1.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) CSS
4 3 (3.09%) MFC
4 3 (3.09%) POSIX
4 3 (3.09%) HTML5
4 3 (3.09%) Java EE
5 2 (2.06%) jQuery
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) Servlets
6 1 (1.03%) Struts
6 1 (1.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.03%) XML
6 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.03%) Sass
6 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.03%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.03%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.34%) NHS
2 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.34%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.31%) Open Source
4 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.22%) User Experience
6 3 (3.09%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 13 (13.40%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Project Management
3 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.71%) ITIL
4 23 (23.71%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.49%) Asset Management
5 16 (16.49%) Resource Management
5 16 (16.49%) Software Asset Management
6 11 (11.34%) Software Licensing
7 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 9 (9.28%) CRM
9 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.25%) People Management
10 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.22%) Change Management
10 7 (7.22%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) C#
2 13 (13.40%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 6 (6.19%) Python
5 5 (5.15%) C++
6 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.09%) C
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) VC++
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Degree
2 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.19%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.06%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) MBA
8 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) DO-178B
2 9 (9.28%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Trapeze
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle
4 5 (5.15%) SAP
4 5 (5.15%) IBM
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: £20-23K pa + pension, certifications, career progression
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