The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 491 502 430
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 494 408 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 437 355 497
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,670 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 £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 Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Manager
Salary Trend

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
England +1 453 £54,000 +8.00% 69
South East +3 153 £54,000 +8.00% 15
London -11 102 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Surrey +25 46 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Berkshire +12 46 £55,000 -13.72% 2
North West +3 46 £47,500 +10.04% 14
East of England -17 39 £55,000 +2.32% 13
West Midlands -15 38 £55,000 - 9
City of London +18 35 £55,000 -12.00% 2
East Midlands -6 31 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Manchester -4 27 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South West -8 26 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Birmingham +8 22 £55,000 - 4
Hampshire -1 21 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East Sussex -32 21 £55,000 +5.76%
Brighton -33 21 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -38 21 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Wales +17 20 £45,000 -21.73% 6
Redhill - 20 £65,000 - 1
South Wales +13 16 £45,000 -21.73% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Nottinghamshire +7 15 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Cheshire -6 15 £48,500 +21.25% 6
Buckinghamshire -19 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cardiff +4 14 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Nottingham +2 14 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Scotland -17 12 £47,500 +1.06% 1
West Yorkshire -47 12 £46,000 +2.22%
Reading -6 11 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Leeds -23 11 £46,000 -3.15%

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 438 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (29.71%) .NET
3 252 (27.42%) Project Management
4 213 (23.18%) Finance
5 210 (22.85%) Scrum
6 187 (20.35%) C#
7 182 (19.80%) Java
8 145 (15.78%) Degree
9 124 (13.49%) Microsoft
10 122 (13.28%) PRINCE2
11 111 (12.08%) Software Engineering
12 98 (10.66%) SQL
13 93 (10.12%) QA
14 90 (9.79%) Waterfall
15 78 (8.49%) C++
16 73 (7.94%) SQL Server
17 68 (7.40%) Mentoring
18 66 (7.18%) MS Excel
19 65 (7.07%) ASP.NET
20 62 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (6.31%) Retail
21 58 (6.31%) Asset Management
22 56 (6.09%) Line Management
23 55 (5.98%) Software Asset Management
23 55 (5.98%) SaaS
23 55 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
24 54 (5.88%) Oracle
25 53 (5.77%) Linux
26 52 (5.66%) Computer Science
27 51 (5.55%) Continuous Integration

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.96%) IIS
2 16 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.09%) Drupal
4 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.76%) CMS
5 5 (0.54%) Confluence
5 5 (0.54%) Apache
5 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.11%) WinCC
8 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.16%) MS Office
3 25 (2.72%) MS Project
4 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.87%) Summit
3 6 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) Agresso
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.33%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.98%) SaaS
2 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) Trello
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.52%) Internet
2 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.65%) Wireless
4 5 (0.54%) SAN
5 4 (0.44%) TETRA
5 4 (0.44%) HTTP
5 4 (0.44%) Modbus
6 2 (0.22%) LTE
6 2 (0.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.22%) Extranet
6 2 (0.22%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.11%) 4G
7 1 (0.11%) PPP
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.11%) ATM
7 1 (0.11%) GPRS
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.07%) MySQL
3 11 (1.20%) Big Data
4 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.44%) MS Access
8 4 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.44%) OLAP
8 4 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.33%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (2.07%) Subversion
1 19 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (1.96%) JIRA
2 18 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.63%) Selenium
4 10 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.87%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.65%) WiX
8 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.54%) Ant
8 5 (0.54%) MSI
8 5 (0.54%) Maven
9 4 (0.44%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.44%) Hudson
10 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 213 (23.18%) Finance
2 58 (6.31%) Retail
3 47 (5.11%) Marketing
4 34 (3.70%) Banking
5 25 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.07%) German Language
7 17 (1.85%) Games
8 14 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 14 (1.52%) Front Office
8 14 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.41%) Advertising
10 12 (1.31%) French Language
11 11 (1.20%) Electronics
11 11 (1.20%) Billing
12 10 (1.09%) Law
12 10 (1.09%) Legal
13 6 (0.65%) Back Office
14 5 (0.54%) Automotive
14 5 (0.54%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (29.71%) .NET
2 65 (7.07%) ASP.NET
3 45 (4.90%) HTML
4 34 (3.70%) Web Services
5 32 (3.48%) CSS
6 29 (3.16%) J2EE
7 26 (2.83%) XML
8 25 (2.72%) jQuery
9 20 (2.18%) Ajax
10 19 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.74%) HTML5
12 15 (1.63%) Spring
13 10 (1.09%) WPF
13 10 (1.09%) SOAP
14 9 (0.98%) XHTML
14 9 (0.98%) LAMP
15 8 (0.87%) CSS3
16 7 (0.76%) XSLT
16 7 (0.76%) WCF
17 6 (0.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (1.96%) CMDB
5 17 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.85%) User Experience
6 16 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.52%) Open Source
8 10 (1.09%) PMI
8 10 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (0.98%) Derivative
10 7 (0.76%) Social Media
10 7 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.65%) Kindle
12 5 (0.54%) iPad
12 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.54%) DTV
12 5 (0.54%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.77%) Linux
2 34 (3.70%) Windows
3 15 (1.63%) UNIX
3 15 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.20%) Android
5 3 (0.33%) HPUX
5 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) AIX
7 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Debian
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (27.42%) Project Management
3 210 (22.85%) Scrum
4 122 (13.28%) PRINCE2
5 111 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 90 (9.79%) Waterfall
7 68 (7.40%) Mentoring
8 58 (6.31%) Asset Management
9 56 (6.09%) Line Management
10 55 (5.98%) Software Asset Management
10 55 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (5.44%) Product Management
13 43 (4.68%) OO
14 41 (4.46%) Web Development
14 41 (4.46%) Coaching
14 41 (4.46%) Software Licensing
15 40 (4.35%) TDD
15 40 (4.35%) MVC
16 39 (4.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 187 (20.35%) C#
2 182 (19.80%) Java
3 98 (10.66%) SQL
4 78 (8.49%) C++
5 44 (4.79%) C
6 41 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (3.70%) PHP
8 24 (2.61%) Python
9 16 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.52%) Perl
11 8 (0.87%) VB
12 7 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.65%) Ruby
14 5 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.44%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.44%) VBA
16 3 (0.33%) RPG
16 3 (0.33%) Delphi
16 3 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (15.78%) Degree
2 51 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (2.18%) PMP
4 20 (2.18%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.20%) ISEB
7 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (0.87%) APMP
9 7 (0.76%) MCSE
10 6 (0.65%) MCP
11 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.22%) MCPD
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.22%) CCA
12 2 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.22%) MCSD
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.12%) QA
2 25 (2.72%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.52%) SLA
4 8 (0.87%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.44%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.33%) WCAG
6 3 (0.33%) WAI
6 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) TickIT
7 2 (0.22%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.11%) GAMP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) Samba
3 1 (0.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.09%) SCCM
2 5 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.44%) WMI
3 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.88%) Oracle
3 16 (1.74%) VMware
4 11 (1.20%) SAP
5 7 (0.76%) IBM
5 7 (0.76%) Adobe
5 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.76%) Symantec
6 6 (0.65%) LANDesk
6 6 (0.65%) BMC
7 5 (0.54%) F5
7 5 (0.54%) Sage
7 5 (0.54%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.54%) Altiris
7 5 (0.54%) Google
8 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.44%) HP
9 3 (0.33%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.33%) Twitter
9 3 (0.33%) Sybase
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £39000 - £45500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + £5400 pa Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + +Car + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum including car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago