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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
UK
Rank 499 487 496
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 371 518 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 316 444 448
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -27 353 £55,000 - 37
London +24 79 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South East +10 78 £52,500 -8.69% 9
South West +35 54 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West -21 48 £57,500 +9.52% 5
West Midlands -8 41 £50,000 - 7
Manchester -35 35 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Bristol +20 27 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +32 23 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Berkshire +43 21 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Yorkshire +6 21 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +4 21 £52,250 -5.00% 2
East of England +1 17 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Gloucestershire -6 16 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +7 12 £51,250 -10.86% 1
Hertfordshire +12 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Scotland +30 9 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Bracknell +16 9 £47,500 -20.83% 1
East Midlands -9 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Birmingham -15 9 £50,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +5 8 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Basingstoke -2 8 £51,250 +10.81% 1
Hull - 8 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire - 8 £62,500 -
City of London +23 7 £73,750 -21.33% 1
Leeds +23 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Croydon +13 7 £41,500 -2.35%
West Sussex +7 7 £72,500 +31.81%
Devon +4 7 £37,500 -34.78%
St Albans - 7 - -

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 373 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (27.10%) Project Management
3 155 (21.32%) Finance
4 153 (21.05%) .NET
5 149 (20.50%) Scrum
6 125 (17.19%) Java
7 124 (17.06%) SDLC
8 118 (16.23%) Microsoft
9 117 (16.09%) Software Delivery
10 111 (15.27%) C#
11 105 (14.44%) Software Engineering
12 101 (13.89%) Degree
13 100 (13.76%) QA
14 95 (13.07%) PRINCE2
15 91 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 86 (11.83%) Line Management
17 74 (10.18%) SQL
17 74 (10.18%) Waterfall
18 69 (9.49%) SQL Server
19 55 (7.57%) TDD
20 54 (7.43%) Asset Management
20 54 (7.43%) People Management
21 53 (7.29%) JavaScript
22 52 (7.15%) Coaching
23 50 (6.88%) MS Excel
24 49 (6.74%) Marketing
25 48 (6.60%) Telecoms
26 47 (6.46%) Banking
27 46 (6.33%) Software Asset Management
28 45 (6.19%) CRM

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 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.10%) SAS
3 4 (0.55%) CMS
3 4 (0.55%) ColdFusion
4 3 (0.41%) Confluence
4 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Jetty
6 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.24%) MS Office
2 9 (1.24%) MS Project
3 7 (0.96%) SPSS
4 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.36%) SaaS
2 20 (2.75%) Google Play
2 20 (2.75%) iTunes
3 14 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.41%) Office 365
7 2 (0.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
7 2 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.96%) Internet
3 6 (0.83%) HTTP
3 6 (0.83%) SSL
4 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.28%) DSL
5 2 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.28%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.58%) Big Data
3 20 (2.75%) MySQL
4 19 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.24%) GIS
8 7 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.41%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (3.30%) JIRA
2 16 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.38%) Selenium
5 9 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.41%) Calabash
8 3 (0.41%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.28%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.14%) Hamcrest
10 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.14%) jMock
10 1 (0.14%) JUnit
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
10 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 155 (21.32%) Finance
2 49 (6.74%) Marketing
3 48 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 47 (6.46%) Banking
5 41 (5.64%) Retail
6 25 (3.44%) Back Office
7 23 (3.16%) Games
8 20 (2.75%) Music Industry
9 17 (2.34%) Electronics
9 17 (2.34%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.93%) Advertising
11 12 (1.65%) Automotive
12 11 (1.51%) Online Betting
13 10 (1.38%) Legal
14 6 (0.83%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.41%) Law
16 3 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (21.05%) .NET
2 37 (5.09%) ASP.NET
3 30 (4.13%) HTML
4 28 (3.85%) XML
5 19 (2.61%) CSS
6 16 (2.20%) Web Services
7 15 (2.06%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.93%) XSLT
9 13 (1.79%) Node.js
10 12 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (1.51%) jQuery
12 10 (1.38%) WCF
13 9 (1.24%) HTML5
14 8 (1.10%) JSON
15 7 (0.96%) AngularJS
15 7 (0.96%) Entity Framework
15 7 (0.96%) LINQ
16 6 (0.83%) REST
16 6 (0.83%) RESTful
16 6 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.13%) PMI
4 29 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.30%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.75%) iPad
6 20 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.20%) Online Games
8 12 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.51%) Fintech
9 11 (1.51%) User Experience
10 9 (1.24%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.96%) Life Science
11 7 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.83%) EPoS
13 5 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.54%) Linux
2 19 (2.61%) Windows
3 18 (2.48%) Unix
4 9 (1.24%) Android
4 9 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.41%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (27.10%) Project Management
3 149 (20.50%) Scrum
4 124 (17.06%) SDLC
5 117 (16.09%) Software Delivery
6 105 (14.44%) Software Engineering
7 95 (13.07%) PRINCE2
8 91 (12.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 86 (11.83%) Line Management
10 74 (10.18%) Waterfall
11 55 (7.57%) TDD
12 54 (7.43%) Asset Management
12 54 (7.43%) People Management
13 52 (7.15%) Coaching
14 46 (6.33%) Software Asset Management
15 45 (6.19%) CRM
16 42 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (5.78%) DevOps
17 41 (5.64%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.64%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 125 (17.19%) Java
2 111 (15.27%) C#
3 74 (10.18%) SQL
4 53 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.26%) PHP
6 25 (3.44%) Python
7 22 (3.03%) C
8 21 (2.89%) C++
9 20 (2.75%) Scala
10 18 (2.48%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.34%) Ruby
12 16 (2.20%) Perl
13 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.69%) GLSL
14 5 (0.69%) Go
15 4 (0.55%) Clojure
15 4 (0.55%) F#
15 4 (0.55%) Rust
16 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 101 (13.89%) Degree
2 45 (6.19%) PMI Certification
3 44 (6.05%) PMP
4 30 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.93%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.41%) ISEB
10 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) CAPM
12 1 (0.14%) HND
12 1 (0.14%) MCP
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (13.76%) QA
2 25 (3.44%) SLA
3 10 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) MISRA
6 2 (0.28%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.69%) Docker
3 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) Samba
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.41%) Puppet
2 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.28%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) Salt
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 118 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.16%) Oracle
3 22 (3.03%) VMware
4 21 (2.89%) Apple
4 21 (2.89%) Google
4 21 (2.89%) Symantec
5 19 (2.61%) SAP
6 18 (2.48%) Citrix
7 11 (1.51%) IBM
8 7 (0.96%) Tableau
9 6 (0.83%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.69%) Adobe
11 4 (0.55%) Autodesk
11 4 (0.55%) Avaya
11 4 (0.55%) CA
11 4 (0.55%) Computacenter
11 4 (0.55%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.41%) Dell
12 3 (0.41%) HP
12 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus & 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Frog Education Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago