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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 207 204 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 33 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.75% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.78% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 23
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,300 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +5.50%
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
5281 5665 5992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.00% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4823 4965
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 12 £56,750 +8.09% 2
Wiltshire +18 10 £43,750 -2.77%
Gloucestershire -1 9 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Devon -6 2 £62,500 +8.69%
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 - 3
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Project Management
3 26 (35.14%) Telecoms
4 24 (32.43%) Java
5 23 (31.08%) SDLC
6 22 (29.73%) Unix
7 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
8 19 (25.68%) Degree
9 17 (22.97%) QA
9 17 (22.97%) Open Source
9 17 (22.97%) Linux
9 17 (22.97%) Digital Media
9 17 (22.97%) OpenStack
10 16 (21.62%) Finance
11 15 (20.27%) .NET
11 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (20.27%) DevOps
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
13 13 (17.57%) TDD
14 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.22%) C#
15 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.16%) Coaching
16 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
17 8 (10.81%) Scrum
17 8 (10.81%) C++
17 8 (10.81%) Windows
17 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce

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 17 (22.97%) OpenStack
2 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) AccuRev
1 7 (9.46%) JIRA
1 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (21.62%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) SOAP
3 5 (6.76%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Digital Media
2 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) e-Health
4 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.35%) Informatics
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) LIMS
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) PACS
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Unix
2 17 (22.97%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Project Management
3 23 (31.08%) SDLC
4 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 17 (22.97%) Open Source
6 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.27%) DevOps
7 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
7 13 (17.57%) TDD
8 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.16%) Coaching
10 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.81%) Scrum
11 7 (9.46%) Resource Management
12 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
12 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
13 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) C++
5 3 (4.05%) C
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) ISEB
5 5 (6.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.70%) PMP
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) ISO 9001
3 7 (9.46%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.35%) HL7
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Dell
3 1 (1.35%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago