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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 187 210 186
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 53 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 32
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 £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 16 £47,500 - 2
Devon +10 9 £42,450 -15.10%
Wiltshire +11 8 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Gloucestershire -3 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Somerset +11 6 £35,000 -36.36%
Dorset -27 6 £50,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Degree
2 34 (33.01%) Project Management
3 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
4 25 (24.27%) Military
4 25 (24.27%) PRINCE2
5 23 (22.33%) ITIL
6 20 (19.42%) Aerospace
7 19 (18.45%) Linux
8 18 (17.48%) DO-178B
9 17 (16.50%) C#
10 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
10 16 (15.53%) Finance
10 16 (15.53%) Asset Management
10 16 (15.53%) Software Asset Management
11 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
11 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
11 15 (14.56%) .NET
12 14 (13.59%) Java
12 14 (13.59%) Banking
13 13 (12.62%) Resource Management
13 13 (12.62%) Windows
13 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
14 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
15 11 (10.68%) HTML
15 11 (10.68%) NHS
15 11 (10.68%) Mathematics
15 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
15 11 (10.68%) Avionics

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.80%) Alfresco
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.88%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (24.27%) Military
2 20 (19.42%) Aerospace
3 16 (15.53%) Finance
4 14 (13.59%) Banking
5 11 (10.68%) Avionics
6 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (4.85%) Retail
8 4 (3.88%) Marketing
9 3 (2.91%) Electronics
9 3 (2.91%) Advertising
10 1 (0.97%) Law
10 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) .NET
2 11 (10.68%) HTML
3 7 (6.80%) CSS
4 3 (2.91%) MFC
4 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.91%) POSIX
4 3 (2.91%) HTML5
4 3 (2.91%) Java EE
5 2 (1.94%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.94%) XML
6 1 (0.97%) Servlets
6 1 (0.97%) Struts
6 1 (0.97%) J2EE
6 1 (0.97%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.97%) Sass
6 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.97%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.97%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) NHS
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.68%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.71%) Open Source
4 7 (6.80%) User Experience
5 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.91%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.97%) PMI
8 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Equities
8 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
4 3 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Project Management
3 26 (25.24%) Software Engineering
4 25 (24.27%) PRINCE2
5 23 (22.33%) ITIL
6 16 (15.53%) Asset Management
6 16 (15.53%) Software Asset Management
7 13 (12.62%) Resource Management
8 11 (10.68%) Software Licensing
9 10 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.77%) People Management
10 8 (7.77%) CRM
10 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.80%) Change Management
11 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.80%) Scrum
11 7 (6.80%) Software Architecture
11 7 (6.80%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) C#
2 14 (13.59%) Java
3 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.74%) SQL
5 7 (6.80%) Python
6 6 (5.83%) C
7 5 (4.85%) C++
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) VC++
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Degree
2 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.80%) ISEB
4 7 (6.80%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.83%) PMP
6 4 (3.88%) VCP4
7 1 (0.97%) APMP
7 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) MBA
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) DO-178B
2 9 (8.74%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) Trapeze
3 5 (4.85%) SAP
3 5 (4.85%) IBM
3 5 (4.85%) VMware
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