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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 465 467 461
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 544 510 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 474 432 447
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 519 £55,000 - 53
South East +48 132 £55,000 -4.34% 16
London -23 100 £62,500 -10.71% 8
North West +20 72 £50,000 - 10
South West +36 54 £55,000 - 7
East of England -36 54 £60,000 +26.31% 3
West Midlands +3 51 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire -17 43 £52,500 +13.51% 4
Surrey +14 41 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Cheshire +9 36 £50,000 -6.97% 4
City of London +22 34 £67,500 - 6
Manchester -6 30 £49,000 +3.15% 5
West Yorkshire -13 28 £52,500 +10.52% 4
East Midlands +22 27 £50,000 -11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 26 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Berkshire -5 24 £53,750 -23.21% 3
Cambridge +7 22 £65,000 +34.71% 1
Birmingham +1 21 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Brighton +8 20 £57,500 +15.00%
East Sussex +5 20 £57,500 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Gloucestershire +1 18 £57,500 +4.54%
Macclesfield +11 16 £52,000 -13.33% 1
West Sussex +6 16 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Leeds -5 16 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Woking +34 12 £57,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 12 £50,000 +2.04%
Milton Keynes +7 12 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Warwickshire -3 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire -9 11 £50,000 -31.03% 1

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 476 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (30.71%) .NET
3 313 (30.04%) Project Management
4 225 (21.59%) Finance
5 212 (20.35%) Scrum
6 201 (19.29%) Java
7 198 (19.00%) C#
8 178 (17.08%) Degree
9 167 (16.03%) PRINCE2
10 163 (15.64%) Software Engineering
11 133 (12.76%) Microsoft
12 126 (12.09%) SQL
13 114 (10.94%) Waterfall
14 104 (9.98%) C++
15 87 (8.35%) QA
16 85 (8.16%) JavaScript
17 81 (7.77%) MS Excel
18 80 (7.68%) C
19 75 (7.20%) HTML
20 72 (6.91%) Linux
20 72 (6.91%) Mentoring
21 71 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
22 70 (6.72%) Oracle
23 69 (6.62%) Line Management
24 68 (6.53%) SQL Server
25 65 (6.24%) ASP.NET
26 62 (5.95%) Security Cleared
27 60 (5.76%) MVC
27 60 (5.76%) People Management
27 60 (5.76%) Windows

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.34%) IIS
3 11 (1.06%) JBoss
4 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.77%) CMS
6 7 (0.67%) Drupal
6 7 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 7 (0.67%) Apache
6 7 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (0.58%) Confluence
8 4 (0.38%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.096%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.096%) nginx
10 1 (0.096%) GlassFish
Applications
1 81 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.36%) MS Project
3 25 (2.40%) MS Office
4 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.096%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Summit
2 7 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.096%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.096%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.096%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.096%) Agresso
5 1 (0.096%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.096%) Maximo
5 1 (0.096%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.096%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.096%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.26%) SaaS
2 20 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.44%) Internet
2 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.38%) HTTP
4 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.19%) DSL
5 2 (0.19%) RFID
5 2 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.096%) UMTS
6 1 (0.096%) ATM
6 1 (0.096%) GSM
6 1 (0.096%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.096%) SSL
6 1 (0.096%) CTI
6 1 (0.096%) Wireless
6 1 (0.096%) 2G
6 1 (0.096%) IGMP
6 1 (0.096%) LTE
6 1 (0.096%) 4G
6 1 (0.096%) PPP
6 1 (0.096%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 18 (1.73%) RDBMS
4 16 (1.54%) MySQL
5 6 (0.58%) Big Data
5 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.19%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.096%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.096%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.096%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 39 (3.74%) Subversion
2 34 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.17%) JIRA
4 30 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.63%) Selenium
6 16 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.06%) Hudson
9 8 (0.77%) Maven
9 8 (0.77%) JUnit
9 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.48%) Ant
10 5 (0.48%) Gradle
11 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.38%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.38%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.29%) Fiddler
12 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.29%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 225 (21.59%) Finance
2 43 (4.13%) Marketing
3 42 (4.03%) Banking
4 38 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 26 (2.50%) Retail
6 26 (2.50%) Games
7 25 (2.40%) Military
8 21 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.44%) Advertising
10 13 (1.25%) Electronics
11 11 (1.06%) Back Office
12 10 (0.96%) Front Office
13 8 (0.77%) German Language
14 7 (0.67%) Avionics
14 7 (0.67%) French Language
14 7 (0.67%) Billing
14 7 (0.67%) Legal
15 6 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (30.71%) .NET
2 75 (7.20%) HTML
3 65 (6.24%) ASP.NET
4 52 (4.99%) CSS
5 38 (3.65%) J2EE
6 36 (3.45%) HTML5
7 32 (3.07%) Web Services
8 30 (2.88%) Spring
9 25 (2.40%) Ajax
10 24 (2.30%) XML
10 24 (2.30%) jQuery
11 19 (1.82%) WPF
11 19 (1.82%) PhoneGap
12 18 (1.73%) WCF
13 14 (1.34%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.96%) WinForms
14 10 (0.96%) XSLT
15 9 (0.86%) JSON
16 8 (0.77%) Velocity
16 8 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.57%) Computer Science
2 46 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.13%) User Experience
4 37 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.02%) Open Source
6 21 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.54%) PMI
8 15 (1.44%) CMDB
8 15 (1.44%) Semantic Web
9 14 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.86%) Social Media
12 9 (0.86%) iPad
12 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.67%) NHS
14 6 (0.58%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.58%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.91%) Linux
2 60 (5.76%) Windows
3 26 (2.50%) UNIX
4 21 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.96%) Android
6 9 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.29%) AIX
8 3 (0.29%) Solaris
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.096%) CentOS
10 1 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.096%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.096%) Debian
10 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (30.04%) Project Management
3 212 (20.35%) Scrum
4 167 (16.03%) PRINCE2
5 163 (15.64%) Software Engineering
6 114 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 72 (6.91%) Mentoring
8 71 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (6.62%) Line Management
10 60 (5.76%) People Management
10 60 (5.76%) MVC
11 57 (5.47%) OO
12 52 (4.99%) Coaching
13 51 (4.89%) ITIL
14 50 (4.80%) Asset Management
15 48 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (4.41%) Software Asset Management
17 43 (4.13%) TDD
18 42 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 40 (3.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 201 (19.29%) Java
2 198 (19.00%) C#
3 126 (12.09%) SQL
4 104 (9.98%) C++
5 85 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 80 (7.68%) C
7 39 (3.74%) Python
8 31 (2.98%) PHP
9 21 (2.02%) Objective-C
10 19 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.54%) VB
12 15 (1.44%) Perl
13 14 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.06%) Ruby
15 8 (0.77%) Ada
15 8 (0.77%) Embedded C++
16 7 (0.67%) Jython
16 7 (0.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 6 (0.58%) Groovy
18 5 (0.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 178 (17.08%) Degree
2 62 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.07%) PMI Certification
4 24 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.21%) PMP
6 18 (1.73%) APMP
7 10 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.86%) ISEB
9 8 (0.77%) MCP
10 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.48%) MCSE
11 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.38%) HNC
12 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.29%) MCSA
13 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.35%) QA
2 22 (2.11%) SLA
3 15 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.34%) DO-178B
5 8 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.38%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.096%) HL7
7 1 (0.096%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) WCAG
7 1 (0.096%) WAI
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.096%) GAMP
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.48%) Firmware
2 2 (0.19%) Samba
2 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.096%) XenApp
3 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.096%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) SCCM
2 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.72%) Oracle
3 25 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 20 (1.92%) Sybase
5 18 (1.73%) VMware
5 18 (1.73%) Telerik
6 10 (0.96%) SAP
7 8 (0.77%) IBM
8 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.67%) Symantec
9 5 (0.48%) BMC
9 5 (0.48%) LANDesk
9 5 (0.48%) F5
9 5 (0.48%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.38%) Altiris
11 3 (0.29%) Informatica
11 3 (0.29%) Adobe
12 2 (0.19%) Intel
12 2 (0.19%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.19%) Google
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Basic+Car+OTE Circa 60K +
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £47000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + + Pension + Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Great Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago