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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 466 532 453
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 521 451 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 410 397 425
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £38,000
% 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +57 487 £53,000 +6.00% 69
London +59 138 £62,500 -3.84% 16
South East +16 94 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Yorkshire +32 60 £50,000 - 4
East of England +22 53 £54,500 +9.00% 6
West Yorkshire +8 48 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West +16 45 £50,000 +15.60% 11
South West -4 40 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Leeds +7 38 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -16 33 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Berkshire +6 22 £62,500 +8.69% 5
Surrey +7 21 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Manchester +5 21 £48,250 +19.13% 5
City of London +25 18 £67,500 - 2
Scotland +13 18 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Oxfordshire +23 17 £42,500 -26.08% 9
Bristol +13 16 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Cheshire +15 15 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Reading +14 14 £61,250 +11.36% 3
East Midlands +4 14 £49,500 +23.75% 4
Cambridge 0 13 £49,500 -7.47% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 13 £49,500 -4.34% 4
Hampshire -21 13 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Suffolk - 13 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 13 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +26 11 £46,250 +2.77%
North East -8 10 £43,000 +14.66%
Hertfordshire -13 10 £60,250 +26.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £60,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire 0 9 £57,500 +21.05% 1

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 469 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (32.92%) Project Management
3 305 (28.77%) .NET
4 261 (24.62%) Finance
5 235 (22.17%) Java
6 217 (20.47%) Microsoft
7 211 (19.91%) Scrum
8 200 (18.87%) PRINCE2
9 199 (18.77%) C#
10 190 (17.92%) Degree
11 151 (14.25%) Software Engineering
12 149 (14.06%) Software Delivery
13 143 (13.49%) SQL
14 122 (11.51%) MS Excel
15 119 (11.23%) Oracle
16 113 (10.66%) JavaScript
17 111 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 105 (9.91%) SQL Server
19 97 (9.15%) HTML
20 92 (8.68%) Waterfall
21 87 (8.21%) C++
22 85 (8.02%) Banking
22 85 (8.02%) Line Management
23 82 (7.74%) QA
24 81 (7.64%) Windows
25 79 (7.45%) Telecoms
26 78 (7.36%) ITIL
26 78 (7.36%) CSS
27 75 (7.08%) E-Commerce
28 71 (6.70%) Computer Science

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.04%) IIS
3 11 (1.04%) JBoss
4 10 (0.94%) CMS
5 9 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.75%) Apache
7 7 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 7 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
9 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.28%) Confluence
10 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.094%) FileNet
11 1 (0.094%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.094%) Documentum
Applications
1 122 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.06%) MS Project
3 19 (1.79%) MS Office
4 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Maximo
4 2 (0.19%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.68%) SaaS
2 32 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.13%) Internet
2 9 (0.85%) RFID
3 5 (0.47%) FTP
3 5 (0.47%) DNS
4 4 (0.38%) SMTP
4 4 (0.38%) IMAP
5 3 (0.28%) Wireless
5 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.28%) DSL
6 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) LAN
6 2 (0.19%) SMS
6 2 (0.19%) WAN
6 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.094%) 4G
7 1 (0.094%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.094%) 2G
7 1 (0.094%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.51%) RDBMS
4 11 (1.04%) DB2
5 10 (0.94%) MySQL
6 9 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.38%) MS Access
10 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.28%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.19%) Big Data
12 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.094%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 44 (4.15%) Subversion
2 40 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (2.64%) JIRA
5 20 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.51%) Hudson
7 11 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.94%) MSTest
9 5 (0.47%) Selenium
9 5 (0.47%) Maven
10 4 (0.38%) JUnit
10 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.28%) Ant
11 3 (0.28%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.28%) NUnit
11 3 (0.28%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.28%) Moq
11 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
General
1 261 (24.62%) Finance
2 85 (8.02%) Banking
3 79 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.91%) Retail
5 34 (3.21%) Electronics
6 32 (3.02%) Marketing
7 27 (2.55%) Military
7 27 (2.55%) Legal
8 25 (2.36%) Aerospace
9 18 (1.70%) Games
9 18 (1.70%) Billing
10 15 (1.42%) Advertising
11 14 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.75%) French Language
12 8 (0.75%) Avionics
13 7 (0.66%) German Language
13 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.66%) Back Office
14 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (28.77%) .NET
2 97 (9.15%) HTML
3 78 (7.36%) CSS
4 54 (5.09%) J2EE
5 50 (4.72%) ASP.NET
6 46 (4.34%) HTML5
7 32 (3.02%) PhoneGap
8 31 (2.92%) Web Services
9 30 (2.83%) Spring
10 24 (2.26%) Ajax
11 23 (2.17%) XML
12 19 (1.79%) jQuery
13 17 (1.60%) Velocity
14 16 (1.51%) SOAP
15 15 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (1.32%) REST
16 14 (1.32%) .NET Framework
17 11 (1.04%) Hibernate
17 11 (1.04%) JSP
17 11 (1.04%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 45 (4.25%) User Experience
3 44 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (3.87%) Open Source
5 38 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.83%) PMI
8 28 (2.64%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.23%) Semantic Web
11 11 (1.04%) CMDB
11 11 (1.04%) iPad
12 10 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.94%) Wiki
12 10 (0.94%) NHS
13 9 (0.85%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.75%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.75%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.57%) Physics
16 5 (0.47%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.64%) Windows
2 69 (6.51%) Linux
3 31 (2.92%) UNIX
4 13 (1.23%) Android
5 10 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.38%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.094%) AIX
11 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.094%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (32.92%) Project Management
3 211 (19.91%) Scrum
4 200 (18.87%) PRINCE2
5 151 (14.25%) Software Engineering
6 149 (14.06%) Software Delivery
7 111 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 92 (8.68%) Waterfall
9 85 (8.02%) Line Management
10 78 (7.36%) ITIL
11 75 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 65 (6.13%) Resource Management
13 63 (5.94%) OO
13 63 (5.94%) Mentoring
13 63 (5.94%) Coaching
14 61 (5.75%) CRM
15 59 (5.57%) Asset Management
16 55 (5.19%) Configuration Management
17 54 (5.09%) People Management
18 53 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (22.17%) Java
2 199 (18.77%) C#
3 143 (13.49%) SQL
4 113 (10.66%) JavaScript
5 87 (8.21%) C++
6 66 (6.23%) C
7 33 (3.11%) Python
8 32 (3.02%) Objective-C
9 31 (2.92%) Apple Swift
10 25 (2.36%) PHP
11 19 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.70%) Perl
13 16 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.23%) Ruby
15 12 (1.13%) RPG
16 10 (0.94%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.85%) Embedded C++
18 8 (0.75%) VB
19 7 (0.66%) Ada
19 7 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 190 (17.92%) Degree
2 45 (4.25%) ISEB
3 44 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.06%) PMI Certification
5 27 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (2.08%) APMP
8 21 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.23%) PMP
10 9 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.75%) MCP
12 5 (0.47%) PhD
12 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.094%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.094%) HNC
14 1 (0.094%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.74%) QA
2 43 (4.06%) SLA
3 11 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.85%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) TickIT
7 1 (0.094%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.57%) SCCM
2 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.19%) Salt
4 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 217 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.23%) Oracle
3 35 (3.30%) SAP
4 32 (3.02%) VMware
5 31 (2.92%) Xamarin
6 30 (2.83%) Telerik
7 27 (2.55%) IBM
8 20 (1.89%) Sybase
9 19 (1.79%) hybris
10 10 (0.94%) ATG
11 9 (0.85%) Trapeze
12 8 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.57%) Remedy
14 5 (0.47%) Symantec
15 4 (0.38%) BMC
15 4 (0.38%) Autodesk
15 4 (0.38%) Demandware
15 4 (0.38%) Google
15 4 (0.38%) Fujitsu
16 3 (0.28%) LANDesk
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