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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 494 477 414
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 481 449 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 424 386 523
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 £39,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +4 438 £55,000 +10.00% 52
South East -2 143 £54,000 +8.00% 12
London +1 111 £62,500 +8.69% 10
East of England +2 48 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Berkshire +10 46 £50,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +15 36 £55,000 - 1
North West -6 35 £47,500 +15.15% 9
Surrey +18 33 £65,000 +23.80% 4
City of London -2 30 £57,500 +0.43% 1
Hampshire +16 27 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South West -10 27 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East Midlands -22 26 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 22 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Yorkshire -38 22 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Manchester -6 21 £46,500 +24.00% 6
Redhill - 21 £65,000 -
Scotland -14 18 £46,250 +0.54% 5
Birmingham +9 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cambridge +9 15 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Wales +8 15 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Yorkshire -33 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Brighton -34 15 £53,500 +2.88%
East Sussex -42 15 £53,500 +2.88%
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh -14 14 £46,250 +0.54% 2
Nottingham -5 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds -20 12 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Coventry +8 11 £56,750 +3.18%
South Wales -1 11 £47,500 -13.63% 1

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 284 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (28.85%) .NET
3 256 (27.98%) Project Management
4 205 (22.40%) Scrum
5 200 (21.86%) Finance
6 199 (21.75%) C#
7 177 (19.34%) Java
8 137 (14.97%) Degree
9 131 (14.32%) Microsoft
10 117 (12.79%) Software Engineering
11 109 (11.91%) PRINCE2
12 97 (10.60%) SQL
13 93 (10.16%) QA
14 84 (9.18%) Waterfall
15 83 (9.07%) SQL Server
16 80 (8.74%) C++
17 76 (8.31%) MS Excel
18 71 (7.76%) ASP.NET
19 61 (6.67%) Linux
20 60 (6.56%) Retail
21 59 (6.45%) Computer Science
22 57 (6.23%) Asset Management
22 57 (6.23%) Oracle
23 56 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
24 51 (5.57%) SaaS
25 50 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
26 48 (5.25%) E-Commerce
27 47 (5.14%) HTML
27 47 (5.14%) Marketing
27 47 (5.14%) Product Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (1.75%) IIS
2 10 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.09%) Drupal
3 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.87%) CMS
4 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.55%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.44%) Apache
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.22%) WinCC
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) Documentum
8 1 (0.11%) Captiva
Applications
1 76 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.61%) MS Office
3 28 (3.06%) MS Project
4 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Summit
3 3 (0.33%) Agresso
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.22%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.57%) SaaS
2 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) Trello
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.75%) Internet
2 12 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.09%) Modbus
4 6 (0.66%) Wireless
5 5 (0.55%) SAN
6 4 (0.44%) TETRA
6 4 (0.44%) RFID
7 3 (0.33%) HTTP
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
8 2 (0.22%) Firewall
8 2 (0.22%) Extranet
8 2 (0.22%) DVB
9 1 (0.11%) IGMP
9 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.11%) LTE
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
9 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.11%) PPP
9 1 (0.11%) ATM
9 1 (0.11%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.08%) MySQL
3 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 9 (0.98%) Big Data
5 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.44%) MS Access
8 4 (0.44%) OLAP
8 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.33%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (1.97%) Subversion
2 17 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.53%) Selenium
3 14 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.31%) JIRA
5 11 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.87%) MSBuild
6 8 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.77%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.66%) WiX
8 6 (0.66%) Ant
8 6 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.55%) MSI
9 5 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.44%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.44%) Maven
11 3 (0.33%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 200 (21.86%) Finance
2 60 (6.56%) Retail
3 47 (5.14%) Marketing
4 32 (3.50%) Banking
5 24 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.19%) Games
7 18 (1.97%) German Language
8 16 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.64%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.53%) Front Office
10 14 (1.53%) Electronics
11 12 (1.31%) Advertising
11 12 (1.31%) Law
12 10 (1.09%) Legal
12 10 (1.09%) French Language
13 8 (0.87%) Billing
14 5 (0.55%) Back Office
15 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (28.85%) .NET
2 71 (7.76%) ASP.NET
3 47 (5.14%) HTML
4 35 (3.83%) Web Services
5 29 (3.17%) CSS
6 28 (3.06%) J2EE
7 26 (2.84%) XML
8 23 (2.51%) jQuery
9 21 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 18 (1.97%) HTML5
11 16 (1.75%) WPF
12 15 (1.64%) Ajax
13 12 (1.31%) SOAP
14 10 (1.09%) Spring
15 9 (0.98%) WCF
15 9 (0.98%) XHTML
16 8 (0.87%) LAMP
16 8 (0.87%) CSS3
17 7 (0.77%) EJB
18 6 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 43 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (1.97%) CMDB
4 17 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.53%) Open Source
5 14 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.31%) PMI
7 9 (0.98%) Derivative
7 9 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.77%) Firmware
10 6 (0.66%) Kindle
11 5 (0.55%) Social Media
11 5 (0.55%) iPad
11 5 (0.55%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.55%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.44%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.44%) Online Games
13 3 (0.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.67%) Linux
2 36 (3.93%) Windows
3 18 (1.97%) UNIX
4 15 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.53%) Android
6 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.33%) HPUX
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (27.98%) Project Management
3 205 (22.40%) Scrum
4 117 (12.79%) Software Engineering
5 109 (11.91%) PRINCE2
6 84 (9.18%) Waterfall
7 57 (6.23%) Asset Management
8 56 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 47 (5.14%) Product Management
12 45 (4.92%) OO
13 43 (4.70%) MVC
14 40 (4.37%) TDD
15 36 (3.93%) Business Development
16 34 (3.72%) Web Development
17 33 (3.61%) Configuration Management
18 32 (3.50%) ITIL
19 31 (3.39%) Test Automation
19 31 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 199 (21.75%) C#
2 177 (19.34%) Java
3 97 (10.60%) SQL
4 80 (8.74%) C++
5 40 (4.37%) C
6 37 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.39%) PHP
8 22 (2.40%) Python
9 16 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 15 (1.64%) Perl
11 8 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.77%) VB
13 4 (0.44%) VBA
13 4 (0.44%) Ruby
13 4 (0.44%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.33%) VC++
14 3 (0.33%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.33%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 137 (14.97%) Degree
2 46 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 16 (1.75%) PMP
5 13 (1.42%) ISEB
5 13 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.77%) MCP
8 6 (0.66%) MCSE
8 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.11%) APMP
11 1 (0.11%) MCPD
11 1 (0.11%) CCSP
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.16%) QA
2 28 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.42%) SLA
4 7 (0.77%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.66%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.44%) TickIT
8 3 (0.33%) WCAG
8 3 (0.33%) WAI
8 3 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.11%) GAMP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.20%) SCCM
2 5 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.44%) WMI
4 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 57 (6.23%) Oracle
3 17 (1.86%) VMware
4 11 (1.20%) SAP
5 8 (0.87%) Adobe
5 8 (0.87%) IBM
6 7 (0.77%) Symantec
7 6 (0.66%) LANDesk
7 6 (0.66%) BMC
7 6 (0.66%) HP
8 5 (0.55%) Google
8 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.55%) Altiris
8 5 (0.55%) F5
9 4 (0.44%) Sage
9 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.33%) BEA
10 3 (0.33%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.33%) Twitter
11 2 (0.22%) Appcelerator
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, parking
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + £5400 pa Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum flexible working, pension, medical,
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago