The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 577 527 563
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 358 518 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 310 463 428
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 343 £55,000 - 54
London +46 92 £70,000 +7.69% 13
South East -11 89 £47,500 -13.63% 9
Yorkshire -3 42 £60,000 - 7
Hampshire +25 39 £45,000 -16.27% 3
North West +20 33 £47,500 -9.52% 5
South West -13 31 £47,500 -5.00% 10
West Midlands -16 27 £50,750 +12.77% 2
West Yorkshire -18 27 £60,000 - 4
East Midlands +11 25 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Southampton +10 22 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Manchester -4 20 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Berkshire +5 19 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Leeds -2 17 £60,000 - 2
City of London +55 12 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Fareham +2 12 £47,500 -15.55% 2
Hull - 12 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire - 12 £62,500 -
Nottingham +12 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Gloucestershire -4 11 £47,500 -22.44% 2
Cheshire +38 10 £47,500 -13.63%
Bracknell +6 10 £35,000 -41.66%
Bristol +2 10 £48,500 -7.61% 3
Surrey -10 10 £50,500 -15.83%
Staffordshire +7 9 £57,500 -17.85%
Wiltshire +6 8 £48,750 +8.33% 1
West Sussex -4 8 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Birmingham -13 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland +12 7 £60,000 +11.62% 4

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 474 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (31.22%) Project Management
3 181 (22.51%) Scrum
4 173 (21.52%) Java
5 155 (19.28%) .NET
6 141 (17.54%) SDLC
7 139 (17.29%) Finance
8 133 (16.54%) C#
8 133 (16.54%) Microsoft
9 132 (16.42%) Software Engineering
10 124 (15.42%) Degree
11 123 (15.30%) QA
12 114 (14.18%) PRINCE2
13 107 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 104 (12.94%) Mentoring
15 95 (11.82%) Software Delivery
16 90 (11.19%) Line Management
17 86 (10.70%) SQL Server
18 77 (9.58%) TDD
19 69 (8.58%) SQL
19 69 (8.58%) Linux
20 66 (8.21%) JavaScript
21 61 (7.59%) MS Excel
22 59 (7.34%) Telecoms
23 58 (7.21%) Waterfall
24 57 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
24 57 (7.09%) Coaching
25 55 (6.84%) MVC
25 55 (6.84%) Computer Science
25 55 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (1.99%) OpenStack
2 11 (1.37%) CMS
3 8 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.87%) Apache
5 6 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.50%) IIS
7 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.25%) Confluence
8 2 (0.25%) JBoss
8 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) FileNet
9 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.35%) MS Project
3 12 (1.49%) MS Office
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.12%) Maximo
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.34%) SaaS
2 18 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.87%) Google Play
4 7 (0.87%) iTunes
5 5 (0.62%) IaaS
6 3 (0.37%) Trello
7 2 (0.25%) Office 365
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.73%) Internet
2 10 (1.24%) HTTP
3 3 (0.37%) SMS
3 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.25%) Modbus
4 2 (0.25%) Network Security
4 2 (0.25%) Skype
4 2 (0.25%) SSL
4 2 (0.25%) WebEx
5 1 (0.12%) 2G
5 1 (0.12%) 3G
5 1 (0.12%) LTE
5 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.12%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.86%) MySQL
3 26 (3.23%) Big Data
4 20 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.50%) MS Access
10 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.37%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.37%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (3.73%) JIRA
2 26 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.12%) NUnit
6 8 (1.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.62%) AccuRev
9 4 (0.50%) Maven
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.37%) Subversion
11 2 (0.25%) Ant
11 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.25%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.25%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 139 (17.29%) Finance
2 59 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 48 (5.97%) Retail
4 41 (5.10%) Marketing
5 31 (3.86%) Banking
6 18 (2.24%) Games
7 17 (2.11%) Electronics
8 16 (1.99%) Back Office
9 14 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.00%) Legal
11 7 (0.87%) Music Industry
11 7 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.75%) Advertising
12 6 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
13 5 (0.62%) Automotive
13 5 (0.62%) Law
14 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.50%) Front Office
14 4 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (19.28%) .NET
2 50 (6.22%) ASP.NET
3 47 (5.85%) CSS
4 46 (5.72%) HTML
5 35 (4.35%) Web Services
6 24 (2.99%) XML
7 22 (2.74%) WCF
8 19 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (2.36%) Node.js
9 18 (2.24%) J2EE
10 17 (2.11%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.99%) jQuery
12 14 (1.74%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.74%) JSON
13 13 (1.62%) CSS3
13 13 (1.62%) HTML5
13 13 (1.62%) SOAP
14 12 (1.49%) LAMP
15 10 (1.24%) Ajax
15 10 (1.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.48%) Virtual Team
4 26 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.86%) iPad
6 21 (2.61%) Digital Media
7 16 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.87%) PMI
9 14 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.37%) Fintech
11 10 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.87%) Life Science
12 7 (0.87%) User Experience
13 6 (0.75%) CMDB
13 6 (0.75%) Online Games
14 5 (0.62%) NHS
14 5 (0.62%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.58%) Linux
2 40 (4.98%) Unix
3 36 (4.48%) Windows
4 15 (1.87%) Android
5 14 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.37%) CentOS
7 2 (0.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (31.22%) Project Management
3 181 (22.51%) Scrum
4 141 (17.54%) SDLC
5 132 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 114 (14.18%) PRINCE2
7 107 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 104 (12.94%) Mentoring
9 95 (11.82%) Software Delivery
10 90 (11.19%) Line Management
11 77 (9.58%) TDD
12 58 (7.21%) Waterfall
13 57 (7.09%) Coaching
13 57 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (6.84%) MVC
15 52 (6.47%) CRM
15 52 (6.47%) DevOps
15 52 (6.47%) E-Commerce
15 52 (6.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 173 (21.52%) Java
2 133 (16.54%) C#
3 69 (8.58%) SQL
4 66 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 52 (6.47%) C++
6 39 (4.85%) C
7 38 (4.73%) PHP
8 28 (3.48%) Python
9 23 (2.86%) Scala
10 21 (2.61%) Ruby
11 20 (2.49%) Perl
12 11 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.87%) Clojure
13 7 (0.87%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.87%) Embedded C++
13 7 (0.87%) VB
14 6 (0.75%) VB6
15 5 (0.62%) Erlang
15 5 (0.62%) Haskell
15 5 (0.62%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 124 (15.42%) Degree
2 42 (5.22%) PMP
3 31 (3.86%) PMI Certification
4 14 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.37%) ISEB
6 11 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.12%) MBA
12 1 (0.12%) MCAD
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
12 1 (0.12%) MCSD
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.12%) MOS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (15.30%) QA
2 8 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.75%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.62%) ISO19770
4 5 (0.62%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GAAP
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.12%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA
6 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.49%) Firmware
3 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) Samba
4 1 (0.12%) Snort
4 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) SCCM
2 3 (0.37%) Graphite
3 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.25%) MOM
3 2 (0.25%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.97%) Oracle
3 19 (2.36%) VMware
4 18 (2.24%) IBM
4 18 (2.24%) Symantec
5 14 (1.74%) Citrix
5 14 (1.74%) SAP
6 12 (1.49%) Google
7 11 (1.37%) HP
8 10 (1.24%) Adobe
9 9 (1.12%) CA
9 9 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.87%) Apple
11 6 (0.75%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.50%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.37%) Altiris
13 3 (0.37%) Canon
13 3 (0.37%) Planview
13 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.37%) Sitecore
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Berwick Partners
Salary: £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum plus bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hythe, Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ripon, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Car or Car Allowance +Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Impressive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £70000 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago