The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Configuration Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Configuration Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Configuration Manager
Rank 893 852 874
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Configuration Manager 6 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 4
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £76,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £67,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +48.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -49 6 £55,000 -
City of London -7 2 £56,250 +2.27%
London -8 2 £56,250 +2.27%
South East -23 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £55,000 +41.93%
East of England -13 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes -17 1 £55,000 +41.93%
Hertfordshire -18 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands -22 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Cobham - 1 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £55,000 -

Software Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Configuration 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 Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle

Software Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Configuration 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 Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
4 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) ChangeMan
6 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) RUP
7 1 (6.67%) CMMI
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Macrovision
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
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