The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 74 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.41% 0.63% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.64% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 17
Average salary - £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
Software Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
707 622 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.79% 97.19% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 561 516 414
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Staffordshire region.

Software Manager Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 3 - -
Software Manager
West Midlands

Software Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) PMP
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft