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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 480 490 535
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 542 535 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 467 453 402
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,060 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average 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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +19 522 £55,000 +3.77% 56
London +10 128 £65,000 +8.33% 12
South East +22 118 £55,000 - 9
West Midlands +9 60 £50,000 - 7
North West -4 58 £60,000 +14.28% 10
Manchester +40 51 £60,000 +22.44% 6
East Midlands +33 44 £49,500 -1.00% 8
East of England +6 36 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -7 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West -13 36 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Surrey +20 31 £57,500 +4.54%
West Yorkshire -3 28 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Leicestershire +24 25 £50,000 +53.84%
Hampshire +24 25 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Berkshire -5 20 £62,500 - 5
West Sussex +8 19 £55,000 -2.22%
Warwickshire -5 18 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Bristol +1 17 £52,500 +10.52%
Essex +13 16 £42,500 -
Coventry +11 16 £50,000 +3.95% 1
Stockport +7 15 £60,000 +26.31%
Nottinghamshire +17 14 £47,750 +27.33% 3
Crawley +15 14 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -13 14 £60,000 +50.00%
Leeds -15 14 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Nottingham +17 13 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Cambridge +4 13 £55,000 -22.80% 1
Birmingham 0 13 £50,000 - 1
Leicester +15 12 £42,500 -

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 541 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (29.61%) Project Management
3 274 (25.92%) Finance
4 251 (23.75%) .NET
5 237 (22.42%) C#
6 184 (17.41%) PRINCE2
6 184 (17.41%) Microsoft
7 178 (16.84%) Java
8 162 (15.33%) Scrum
9 156 (14.76%) SDLC
10 148 (14.00%) SQL
11 145 (13.72%) Degree
12 142 (13.43%) SQL Server
13 133 (12.58%) Software Engineering
14 130 (12.30%) QA
15 117 (11.07%) JavaScript
16 109 (10.31%) Mentoring
17 104 (9.84%) Waterfall
18 99 (9.37%) Computer Science
19 95 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
20 93 (8.80%) MS Excel
21 84 (7.95%) Line Management
22 81 (7.66%) Software Delivery
22 81 (7.66%) Marketing
23 80 (7.57%) C++
24 78 (7.38%) ITIL
25 75 (7.10%) SaaS
26 72 (6.81%) Linux
27 71 (6.72%) Oracle
28 68 (6.43%) HTML

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (0.95%) CMS
4 9 (0.85%) Node.js
5 8 (0.76%) JBoss
6 7 (0.66%) Apache
6 7 (0.66%) IIS
7 6 (0.57%) Confluence
7 6 (0.57%) GlassFish
7 6 (0.57%) WildFly
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.38%) Drupal
10 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.19%) Documentum
11 2 (0.19%) FileNet
11 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.095%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.095%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.095%) Umbraco
Applications
1 93 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.30%) MS Project
3 11 (1.04%) MS Office
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Simulink
6 1 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.57%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.095%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.10%) SaaS
2 25 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.23%) IaaS
6 11 (1.04%) PaaS
7 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.095%) GitHub
8 1 (0.095%) Heroku
8 1 (0.095%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.97%) Internet
2 10 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.76%) Skype
3 8 (0.76%) Wireless
4 6 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.47%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.38%) LAN
6 4 (0.38%) WAN
7 3 (0.28%) HTTP
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.095%) Broadband
9 1 (0.095%) DSL
9 1 (0.095%) Extranet
9 1 (0.095%) Intranet
9 1 (0.095%) NFC
9 1 (0.095%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.095%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (3.12%) MySQL
3 33 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.80%) Big Data
7 16 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.28%) BigTable
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.19%) DB2
14 2 (0.19%) GIS
15 1 (0.095%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (3.12%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.37%) JIRA
5 20 (1.89%) Maven
6 18 (1.70%) Selenium
7 15 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.32%) Subversion
9 13 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (1.14%) NUnit
11 11 (1.04%) Hudson
12 9 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.76%) JUnit
14 6 (0.57%) JBehave
14 6 (0.57%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.47%) JMeter
15 5 (0.47%) Robotium
16 4 (0.38%) NetBeans
17 3 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 274 (25.92%) Finance
2 81 (7.66%) Marketing
3 58 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.69%) Retail
5 37 (3.50%) Banking
6 28 (2.65%) Back Office
6 28 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.99%) Legal
8 16 (1.51%) Electronics
8 16 (1.51%) Games
9 13 (1.23%) Law
10 10 (0.95%) Advertising
10 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.85%) Publishing
12 5 (0.47%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) German Language
13 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (23.75%) .NET
2 68 (6.43%) HTML
3 63 (5.96%) ASP.NET
4 57 (5.39%) Web Services
5 51 (4.82%) CSS
6 38 (3.60%) XML
7 36 (3.41%) WCF
8 31 (2.93%) J2EE
9 30 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 29 (2.74%) WPF
11 26 (2.46%) Spring
12 23 (2.18%) REST
13 22 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (1.80%) jQuery
15 16 (1.51%) Ajax
16 14 (1.32%) AngularJS
16 14 (1.32%) GWT
16 14 (1.32%) SOAP
17 13 (1.23%) XSLT
18 12 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.37%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.93%) Mathematics
5 27 (2.55%) User Experience
6 22 (2.08%) CMDB
7 20 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
10 11 (1.04%) iPhone
11 10 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.85%) Data Extraction
13 8 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.76%) Internet of Things
13 8 (0.76%) iPad
14 7 (0.66%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.57%) Derivative
15 6 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.81%) Linux
2 37 (3.50%) Windows
3 24 (2.27%) Unix
4 15 (1.42%) Android
5 8 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.38%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.095%) AIX
9 1 (0.095%) CentOS
9 1 (0.095%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (29.61%) Project Management
3 184 (17.41%) PRINCE2
4 162 (15.33%) Scrum
5 156 (14.76%) SDLC
6 133 (12.58%) Software Engineering
7 109 (10.31%) Mentoring
8 104 (9.84%) Waterfall
9 95 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (7.95%) Line Management
11 81 (7.66%) Software Delivery
12 78 (7.38%) ITIL
13 67 (6.34%) MVC
14 65 (6.15%) OO
15 62 (5.87%) Asset Management
16 58 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
16 58 (5.49%) E-Commerce
17 57 (5.39%) Analytics
17 57 (5.39%) Software Licensing
18 56 (5.30%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (22.42%) C#
2 178 (16.84%) Java
3 148 (14.00%) SQL
4 117 (11.07%) JavaScript
5 80 (7.57%) C++
6 38 (3.60%) PHP
7 34 (3.22%) Python
8 32 (3.03%) C
9 20 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 19 (1.80%) Perl
10 19 (1.80%) Ruby
11 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.95%) VB
12 6 (0.57%) Go
12 6 (0.57%) Scala
12 6 (0.57%) VBA
13 5 (0.47%) VBScript
14 4 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.38%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 145 (13.72%) Degree
2 49 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (2.37%) PMI Certification
7 21 (1.99%) ISEB
7 21 (1.99%) PMP
8 14 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 11 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.04%) MCP
10 8 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.47%) APMG
13 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.095%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (12.30%) QA
2 11 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.95%) SLA
4 7 (0.66%) ISO19770
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.095%) COBIT
7 1 (0.095%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 1 (0.095%) MiFID
7 1 (0.095%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.095%) Samba
3 1 (0.095%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (1.23%) SCCM
2 11 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.28%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.28%) Nessus
4 3 (0.28%) Nmap
5 1 (0.095%) Ansible
5 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.095%) Puppet
Vendors
1 184 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.72%) Oracle
3 34 (3.22%) VMware
4 27 (2.55%) IBM
5 26 (2.46%) HP
6 22 (2.08%) SAP
7 17 (1.61%) Autodesk
7 17 (1.61%) Remedy
8 16 (1.51%) Citrix
9 12 (1.14%) CollabNet
10 11 (1.04%) Adobe
10 11 (1.04%) Sybase
10 11 (1.04%) Symantec
11 10 (0.95%) Altiris
11 10 (0.95%) BMC
12 9 (0.85%) Informatica
12 9 (0.85%) LANDesk
12 9 (0.85%) Talend
13 8 (0.76%) Apple
13 8 (0.76%) ServiceNow
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, shares, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
LA International
Salary: £48000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + up to 30% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + sign on bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago