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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 491 560 442
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 477 419 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 404 379 466
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 +68 448 £55,000 +2.32% 59
London +50 130 £65,000 +4.00% 11
South East +17 91 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire +32 54 £55,000 +15.78% 8
East of England +1 49 £55,000 - 6
Surrey +30 43 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Yorkshire +27 42 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South West +12 34 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Leeds +21 32 £60,000 +26.31% 4
West Midlands -28 31 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North West -5 30 £53,000 +9.27% 3
City of London +44 26 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -2 20 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +5 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland -2 18 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 17 £52,500 +2.43% 3
West Sussex +15 13 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Cambridge +12 13 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire -5 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 13 £62,500 - 1
Cheshire +3 12 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Reading +1 12 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester -9 12 £52,000 +4.00% 2
Crawley +11 11 £37,500 -37.50%
Bristol -14 10 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Horsham - 10 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Glasgow +10 9 £64,000 +42.22% 1
North Yorkshire +3 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire +3 9 £52,500 -4.54% 3

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 488 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (35.77%) Project Management
3 272 (25.54%) .NET
4 268 (25.16%) Finance
5 227 (21.31%) Java
6 210 (19.72%) PRINCE2
6 210 (19.72%) Microsoft
7 205 (19.25%) Scrum
8 202 (18.97%) C#
9 199 (18.69%) Degree
10 196 (18.40%) SDLC
11 157 (14.74%) Software Delivery
12 129 (12.11%) Software Engineering
12 129 (12.11%) SQL
13 123 (11.55%) MS Excel
14 120 (11.27%) SQL Server
15 115 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (10.61%) Oracle
17 105 (9.86%) JavaScript
18 95 (8.92%) Line Management
19 94 (8.83%) QA
20 93 (8.73%) Computer Science
21 92 (8.64%) Waterfall
22 89 (8.36%) Telecoms
23 87 (8.17%) HTML
24 85 (7.98%) ITIL
25 81 (7.61%) Mentoring
26 80 (7.51%) Banking
27 79 (7.42%) E-Commerce
28 73 (6.85%) C++

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (1.60%) CMS
2 15 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.31%) IIS
4 13 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (0.66%) Apache
7 6 (0.56%) JBoss
7 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.28%) Confluence
8 3 (0.28%) Drupal
8 3 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
9 2 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.094%) Documentum
10 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.094%) Node.js
10 1 (0.094%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.094%) FileNet
10 1 (0.094%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.41%) MS Project
3 19 (1.78%) MS Office
4 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.094%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.094%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.094%) Maximo
5 1 (0.094%) Summit
5 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.85%) SaaS
2 15 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.47%) IaaS
5 4 (0.38%) PaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) Internet
2 6 (0.56%) Skype
3 5 (0.47%) RFID
3 5 (0.47%) DNS
3 5 (0.47%) UMTS
3 5 (0.47%) GPRS
4 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.38%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.38%) Wireless
5 3 (0.28%) LAN
5 3 (0.28%) FTP
5 3 (0.28%) WAN
6 2 (0.19%) SMTP
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) Intranet
6 2 (0.19%) IMAP
6 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.094%) 4G
7 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.094%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 15 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.13%) DB2
5 12 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.03%) MySQL
6 11 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.47%) MS Access
9 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.38%) Big Data
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.28%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.19%) JIRA
2 34 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.54%) Subversion
4 23 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.31%) Hudson
7 11 (1.03%) Maven
8 10 (0.94%) MSTest
9 7 (0.66%) Ant
10 6 (0.56%) Selenium
11 5 (0.47%) Gradle
12 3 (0.28%) Moq
12 3 (0.28%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.28%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.28%) NUnit
12 3 (0.28%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.28%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.28%) HP UFT
General
1 268 (25.16%) Finance
2 89 (8.36%) Telecoms
3 80 (7.51%) Banking
4 64 (6.01%) Retail
5 39 (3.66%) Marketing
6 34 (3.19%) Legal
7 33 (3.10%) Electronics
8 23 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.78%) Games
9 19 (1.78%) Billing
10 14 (1.31%) Aerospace
11 13 (1.22%) Advertising
12 11 (1.03%) Military
13 8 (0.75%) Publishing
14 7 (0.66%) French Language
15 6 (0.56%) German Language
16 5 (0.47%) International Banking
16 5 (0.47%) Back Office
16 5 (0.47%) Avionics
17 4 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (25.54%) .NET
2 87 (8.17%) HTML
3 66 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 63 (5.92%) CSS
5 55 (5.16%) J2EE
6 34 (3.19%) HTML5
7 29 (2.72%) Web Services
8 27 (2.54%) jQuery
9 26 (2.44%) XML
10 22 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (2.07%) Ajax
11 21 (1.97%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.78%) Spring
13 17 (1.60%) Velocity
14 15 (1.41%) SOAP
15 14 (1.31%) PhoneGap
16 13 (1.22%) REST
16 13 (1.22%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.13%) JSP
17 12 (1.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 50 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.54%) PMI
6 26 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.35%) User Experience
8 14 (1.31%) CMDB
9 11 (1.03%) Wiki
9 11 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.94%) DTV
10 10 (0.94%) iPad
11 9 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.56%) Physics
13 5 (0.47%) Chemistry
13 5 (0.47%) NHS
13 5 (0.47%) Web 2.0
14 4 (0.38%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.63%) Windows
2 47 (4.41%) Linux
3 19 (1.78%) Android
4 18 (1.69%) UNIX
5 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.094%) Solaris
9 1 (0.094%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (35.77%) Project Management
3 210 (19.72%) PRINCE2
4 205 (19.25%) Scrum
5 196 (18.40%) SDLC
6 157 (14.74%) Software Delivery
7 129 (12.11%) Software Engineering
8 115 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (8.92%) Line Management
10 92 (8.64%) Waterfall
11 85 (7.98%) ITIL
12 81 (7.61%) Mentoring
13 79 (7.42%) E-Commerce
14 65 (6.10%) People Management
15 60 (5.63%) Coaching
15 60 (5.63%) Configuration Management
16 58 (5.45%) CRM
17 56 (5.26%) Asset Management
18 52 (4.88%) Software Asset Management
19 49 (4.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (21.31%) Java
2 202 (18.97%) C#
3 129 (12.11%) SQL
4 105 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 73 (6.85%) C++
6 67 (6.29%) C
7 37 (3.47%) PHP
8 27 (2.54%) Python
9 19 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.31%) RPG
11 14 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.22%) Perl
13 11 (1.03%) VB
14 8 (0.75%) VBScript
15 7 (0.66%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.66%) Scala
16 6 (0.56%) Ruby
17 5 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 199 (18.69%) Degree
2 47 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 46 (4.32%) ISEB
4 40 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 33 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 27 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (2.44%) APMP
9 23 (2.16%) SC Cleared
10 20 (1.88%) PMP
11 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (1.22%) MCP
13 11 (1.03%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.47%) PhD
14 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 2 (0.19%) MBA
16 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
17 1 (0.094%) MCTS
17 1 (0.094%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.83%) QA
2 44 (4.13%) SLA
3 16 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.75%) TickIT
5 6 (0.56%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.094%) COREP
7 1 (0.094%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.94%) Firmware
3 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) SCCM
2 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.28%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.19%) Salt
3 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 210 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 113 (10.61%) Oracle
3 38 (3.57%) SAP
4 32 (3.00%) IBM
5 31 (2.91%) VMware
6 20 (1.88%) hybris
7 13 (1.22%) Xamarin
7 13 (1.22%) Telerik
8 11 (1.03%) ATG
9 9 (0.85%) HP
10 8 (0.75%) Cisco
10 8 (0.75%) Google
10 8 (0.75%) Trapeze
11 6 (0.56%) Sybase
12 5 (0.47%) Perforce
13 4 (0.38%) Autodesk
13 4 (0.38%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.28%) CollabNet
14 3 (0.28%) Macrovision
14 3 (0.28%) Symantec
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