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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 188 210 200
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 49 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.27% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 35
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,420 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £69,250 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Gloucestershire -1 12 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Bristol +5 11 £46,250 -26.00% 3
Devon - 9 £42,300 - 1
Dorset -16 8 £50,000 - 4
Wiltshire -3 7 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Somerset +6 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Project Management
3 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
4 25 (28.09%) Degree
5 22 (24.72%) Aerospace
6 20 (22.47%) Military
7 19 (21.35%) PRINCE2
7 19 (21.35%) DO-178B
8 16 (17.98%) C#
9 15 (16.85%) Java
10 14 (15.73%) .NET
11 13 (14.61%) Linux
11 13 (14.61%) Finance
12 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
13 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.36%) Avionics
14 10 (11.24%) Open Source
14 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.24%) HTML
15 9 (10.11%) QA
15 9 (10.11%) Resource Management
16 8 (8.99%) Scrum
16 8 (8.99%) SQL
16 8 (8.99%) Windows
16 8 (8.99%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.87%) Alfresco
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) MS Project
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (24.72%) Aerospace
2 20 (22.47%) Military
3 13 (14.61%) Finance
4 11 (12.36%) Avionics
5 7 (7.87%) Banking
6 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (5.62%) Marketing
8 3 (3.37%) Electronics
9 2 (2.25%) Advertising
10 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
3 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 3 (3.37%) POSIX
5 2 (2.25%) Java EE
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) MFC
5 2 (2.25%) HTML5
6 1 (1.12%) Sass
6 1 (1.12%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.12%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (1.12%) LAMP
6 1 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (1.12%) Velocity
6 1 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.24%) Open Source
3 8 (8.99%) User Experience
4 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) Project Management
3 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.35%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.36%) ITIL
5 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.11%) Resource Management
7 8 (8.99%) Scrum
7 8 (8.99%) People Management
8 7 (7.87%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
8 7 (7.87%) Data Architecture
8 7 (7.87%) Change Management
8 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.74%) Software Licensing
10 5 (5.62%) OO
10 5 (5.62%) CRM
11 4 (4.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) C#
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.99%) SQL
5 7 (7.87%) C
5 7 (7.87%) Python
6 5 (5.62%) C++
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.62%) PMP
6 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.25%) ISEB
8 1 (1.12%) APMP
8 1 (1.12%) MBA
8 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PhD
8 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.35%) DO-178B
2 9 (10.11%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Trapeze
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
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