The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineering 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 Engineering Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering Manager
Rank 878 928 888
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 12 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 15
Average salary £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineering Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Engineering Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Salary Trend

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

Software Engineering Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering Manager over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Software Engineering Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +20 12 £53,750 -10.41%
Cheltenham +6 4 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire -10 4 £52,500 -
South West -17 4 £52,500 -
London - 4 £67,500 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £67,500 -
North West - 2 - -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Redditch - 1 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -

Software Engineering Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Engineering 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 Engineering Manager in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) C
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) OOD
4 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (20.83%) Electronics
5 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
6 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) OpenID
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Google Apps
6 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 4 (16.67%) Google
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) IMAP
6 4 (16.67%) SAML
6 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (16.67%) SMTP
6 4 (16.67%) FTP
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) JMS
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

Software Engineering Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Engineering 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 Engineering Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SMTP
1 4 (16.67%) FTP
1 4 (16.67%) IMAP
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) JMS
1 4 (16.67%) SAML
1 4 (16.67%) OpenID
1 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 1 (4.17%) POSIX
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) OOD
2 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Delphi
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle