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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 181 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 50 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 44
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,250 £41,020
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
4991 5534 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.04% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4689 5245
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,675
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Gloucestershire -8 18 £54,500 +36.25%
Bristol +9 17 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Devon - 10 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +13 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.81%) Project Management
3 28 (33.33%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) Degree
5 21 (25.00%) .NET
6 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
9 14 (16.67%) Scrum
9 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 14 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 13 (15.48%) SDLC
10 13 (15.48%) Coaching
10 13 (15.48%) Release Management
10 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
10 13 (15.48%) C#
11 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 12 (14.29%) Line Management
11 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 10 (11.90%) Product Management
13 9 (10.71%) Marketing
13 9 (10.71%) Banking
13 9 (10.71%) Java
13 9 (10.71%) SQL
13 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
14 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
15 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (8.33%) 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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Big Data
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.71%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Marketing
4 6 (7.14%) Electronics
5 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.57%) Military
6 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Law
7 1 (1.19%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) HTML
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) HTML5
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
5 2 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.19%) CSS3
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) RESTful
6 1 (1.19%) SOAP
6 1 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) SCADA
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Life Science
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Android
2 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.81%) Project Management
3 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.67%) Scrum
4 14 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.48%) Coaching
5 13 (15.48%) Release Management
5 13 (15.48%) SDLC
6 12 (14.29%) Line Management
6 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.90%) Product Management
8 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.14%) MVC
10 6 (7.14%) People Management
10 6 (7.14%) Resource Management
10 6 (7.14%) Test Management
11 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) C#
2 9 (10.71%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) SQL
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Degree
2 18 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.76%) PMP
7 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.57%) ISEB
9 2 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.19%) HND
10 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Dell
2 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (1.19%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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