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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Configuration Manager
Rank 858 871 881
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Configuration Manager 8 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Top 8 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 28 January 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
England +20 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Leeds - 4 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £39,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £39,000 -
City of London +10 3 £55,000 -
London -4 3 £55,000 -
Scotland +9 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £37,500 -

Software Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (13.33%) Puppet

Software Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
2 3 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (13.33%) ChangeMan
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) PVCS
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Macrovision
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) VMware