The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 66 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.93% 0.42% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -31.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 468 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.84% 98.32% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 586 384 590
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Software Manager
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
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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
Ipswich - 5 £55,000 -
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Software Manager
East of England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Scrum
2 14 (66.67%) SOA
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) J2EE
2 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (52.38%) Project Management
4 10 (47.62%) CRM
4 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) Electronics
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 3 (14.29%) MS Project
9 3 (14.29%) PMI
9 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco
10 2 (9.52%) HP
10 2 (9.52%) DSDM
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
General
1 6 (28.57%) Electronics
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
1 14 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PMI
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 14 (66.67%) SOA
1 14 (66.67%) Scrum
2 11 (52.38%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) DSDM
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco