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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 457 488 499
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 552 489 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 487 433 376
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.18%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +44 527 £55,000 - 70
South East -5 129 £55,000 - 14
London +8 120 £65,000 +4.00% 10
Yorkshire +73 81 £60,000 +26.31% 6
West Yorkshire +68 73 £60,000 +30.43% 6
South West +14 56 £50,000 - 11
Leeds +49 54 £60,000 +30.43% 5
Surrey +17 51 £62,500 - 3
West Midlands -2 38 £42,500 -22.72% 7
East of England -7 35 £55,000 - 6
North West -12 35 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Berkshire +3 33 £65,000 +19.26% 8
City of London +30 27 £60,000 +6.66% 3
East Midlands -3 27 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Bristol +11 23 £52,500 +26.50% 8
Manchester +1 23 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Hampshire +13 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 15 £65,000 -
Bradford - 15 £55,000 -
Reading +11 14 £61,000 +22.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Oxfordshire +12 13 £55,000 -10.93% 1
West Sussex +2 13 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -1 13 £60,750 +10.45% 3
Leicestershire +24 12 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Leicester +16 12 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Newbury - 12 £70,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +14 10 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Horsham +6 10 £50,000 -

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 508 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (36.31%) Project Management
3 255 (24.50%) Finance
4 241 (23.15%) .NET
5 208 (19.98%) SDLC
6 203 (19.50%) C#
7 202 (19.40%) Degree
8 201 (19.31%) Java
9 200 (19.21%) PRINCE2
10 165 (15.85%) Scrum
11 150 (14.41%) Microsoft
12 134 (12.87%) Software Delivery
13 127 (12.20%) QA
14 117 (11.24%) Software Engineering
15 116 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (10.85%) SQL
17 109 (10.47%) SQL Server
17 109 (10.47%) Mentoring
18 97 (9.32%) Waterfall
19 94 (9.03%) Computer Science
20 85 (8.17%) JavaScript
21 83 (7.97%) HTML
21 83 (7.97%) Oracle
22 82 (7.88%) MS Excel
23 77 (7.40%) Line Management
24 74 (7.11%) E-Commerce
24 74 (7.11%) C++
25 72 (6.92%) ITIL
26 71 (6.82%) People Management
27 69 (6.63%) Telecoms

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (1.73%) WebSphere
2 17 (1.63%) CMS
3 13 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.15%) JBoss
5 9 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (0.77%) IIS
6 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.38%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.38%) Apache
7 4 (0.38%) WildFly
8 3 (0.29%) Drupal
8 3 (0.29%) Node.js
8 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.19%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.19%) Documentum
9 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.19%) Mule
9 2 (0.19%) nginx
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 82 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.32%) MS Project
3 15 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.15%) MS Office
5 9 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Simulink
7 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.29%) Tridion
3 3 (0.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.096%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.75%) SaaS
2 9 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.67%) IaaS
4 6 (0.58%) PaaS
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.92%) Internet
2 7 (0.67%) Skype
3 5 (0.48%) GPRS
3 5 (0.48%) UMTS
3 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.38%) SSL
4 4 (0.38%) HTTP
4 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.29%) RFID
5 3 (0.29%) Wireless
5 3 (0.29%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.29%) Intranet
5 3 (0.29%) WAN
5 3 (0.29%) LAN
6 2 (0.19%) DVB
6 2 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.096%) 4G
7 1 (0.096%) LTE
7 1 (0.096%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 19 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 17 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.25%) MySQL
5 13 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.48%) MS Access
8 5 (0.48%) DB2
8 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.29%) Big Data
10 3 (0.29%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (3.46%) JIRA
2 33 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 30 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (2.59%) Subversion
6 22 (2.11%) Hudson
7 21 (2.02%) Maven
8 8 (0.77%) Selenium
9 7 (0.67%) Ant
10 5 (0.48%) MSTest
10 5 (0.48%) Gradle
11 4 (0.38%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.29%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.29%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 255 (24.50%) Finance
2 69 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 48 (4.61%) Banking
4 47 (4.51%) Marketing
5 45 (4.32%) Retail
6 34 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.69%) Legal
8 27 (2.59%) Electronics
9 21 (2.02%) Games
10 9 (0.86%) Billing
10 9 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.77%) Law
11 8 (0.77%) Advertising
12 7 (0.67%) Automotive
12 7 (0.67%) German Language
13 6 (0.58%) French Language
14 5 (0.48%) International Banking
14 5 (0.48%) Back Office
14 5 (0.48%) Publishing
15 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (23.15%) .NET
2 83 (7.97%) HTML
3 59 (5.67%) ASP.NET
4 50 (4.80%) CSS
5 46 (4.42%) J2EE
6 36 (3.46%) Web Services
7 30 (2.88%) jQuery
8 27 (2.59%) Spring
9 22 (2.11%) Ajax
9 22 (2.11%) XML
9 22 (2.11%) HTML5
10 21 (2.02%) .NET Framework
11 20 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (1.73%) REST
12 18 (1.73%) SOAP
13 17 (1.63%) Hibernate
14 11 (1.06%) JSON
14 11 (1.06%) Velocity
15 10 (0.96%) WPF
16 9 (0.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (2.69%) PMI
5 23 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.44%) iPad
7 15 (1.44%) DTV
7 15 (1.44%) CMDB
8 14 (1.34%) User Experience
9 12 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.86%) Wiki
10 9 (0.86%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.48%) Social Media
12 5 (0.48%) STB
13 4 (0.38%) IPTV
13 4 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.55%) Linux
2 29 (2.79%) Windows
3 19 (1.83%) Android
3 19 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.25%) UNIX
5 6 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.48%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.29%) AIX
7 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.096%) CentOS
8 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (36.31%) Project Management
3 208 (19.98%) SDLC
4 200 (19.21%) PRINCE2
5 165 (15.85%) Scrum
6 134 (12.87%) Software Delivery
7 117 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 116 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (10.47%) Mentoring
10 97 (9.32%) Waterfall
11 77 (7.40%) Line Management
12 74 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 72 (6.92%) ITIL
14 71 (6.82%) People Management
15 58 (5.57%) Coaching
16 55 (5.28%) Analytics
17 54 (5.19%) Release Management
18 49 (4.71%) Configuration Management
18 49 (4.71%) MVC
19 48 (4.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (19.50%) C#
2 201 (19.31%) Java
3 113 (10.85%) SQL
4 85 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 74 (7.11%) C++
6 58 (5.57%) C
7 45 (4.32%) PHP
8 22 (2.11%) Python
9 17 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.15%) VB
11 11 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.77%) Perl
12 8 (0.77%) Scala
13 6 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.58%) Embedded C
14 5 (0.48%) RPG
14 5 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.38%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (19.40%) Degree
2 44 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (4.23%) PMI Certification
3 33 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.59%) APMP
6 24 (2.31%) ISEB
7 22 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.83%) MCP
9 18 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.63%) PMP
11 15 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 12 (1.15%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.19%) HND
16 2 (0.19%) MBA
17 1 (0.096%) MCTS
17 1 (0.096%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (12.20%) QA
2 30 (2.88%) SLA
3 11 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.77%) TickIT
5 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.096%) COREP
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.77%) Firmware
2 3 (0.29%) Samba
2 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (0.96%) SCCM
2 8 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.38%) Nessus
3 4 (0.38%) Nmap
4 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.096%) Puppet
5 1 (0.096%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.096%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.096%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 150 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.97%) Oracle
3 20 (1.92%) HP
4 18 (1.73%) hybris
5 16 (1.54%) SAP
6 15 (1.44%) IBM
7 14 (1.34%) VMware
8 13 (1.25%) CollabNet
9 11 (1.06%) Autodesk
10 9 (0.86%) ATG
10 9 (0.86%) TOWER Software
10 9 (0.86%) Google
11 8 (0.77%) Cisco
12 6 (0.58%) Symantec
12 6 (0.58%) Remedy
13 5 (0.48%) LANDesk
13 5 (0.48%) Altiris
13 5 (0.48%) Adobe
13 5 (0.48%) Sybase
13 5 (0.48%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Staffworx Limited
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eton Bridge Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago