The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 209 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 24 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 29
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £39,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5893 4951 5365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.01% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4273 4740
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Manager
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Dorset - 7 £55,000 - 2
Bristol -6 6 £40,750 -14.21% 1
Gloucestershire -8 5 £55,000 +41.02%
Devon -12 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Somerset -28 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) Aerospace
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.73%) Web Services
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Degree
5 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Finance
7 6 (13.64%) UML
8 5 (11.36%) Digital Media
8 5 (11.36%) IEC 61508
8 5 (11.36%) DO-178B
8 5 (11.36%) Java
8 5 (11.36%) MS Project
8 5 (11.36%) CMMI
9 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.09%) Electronics
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.27%) PVCS
General
1 12 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.64%) Finance
4 4 (9.09%) Electronics
5 3 (6.82%) Avionics
6 2 (4.55%) Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 10 (22.73%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.55%) Ajax
4 2 (4.55%) WSDL
4 2 (4.55%) XHTML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSL
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Digital Media
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) UML
7 5 (11.36%) CMMI
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.55%) Product Management
11 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.27%) Compatibility Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Release Management
11 1 (2.27%) TDD
11 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) SysML
11 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) IEC 61508
1 5 (11.36%) DO-178B
2 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
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