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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 446 513 457
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 564 440 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 454 398 397
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £41,750
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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
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 £27,250 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +67 517 £52,500 - 61
London +78 126 £61,250 -5.76% 14
South East +6 111 £55,000 - 9
North West +47 73 £52,500 +17.97% 4
Yorkshire +19 61 £50,000 - 7
South West +16 54 £47,500 -13.63% 10
West Yorkshire -6 51 £50,000 - 5
East of England +10 49 £50,000 - 7
Leeds -12 43 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Cheshire +25 35 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Manchester +12 30 £49,000 +20.98% 3
City of London +24 29 £62,500 -7.40% 2
West Midlands -11 26 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 26 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -1 25 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Berkshire +15 24 £61,250 -2.00% 2
Wales -4 21 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South Wales -4 19 £50,000 +42.85%
Cardiff +3 18 £50,000 +42.85%
Scotland +6 17 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Hampshire -20 17 £47,500 -13.63%
Bristol +9 16 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Warrington +23 13 £53,000 -9.40% 1
Suffolk - 13 £50,000 - 2
Ipswich - 13 £50,000 - 2
Oxford - 13 £40,000 -
Cambridge +8 12 £49,500 -1.00% 4
East Midlands +6 12 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 12 £49,500 -10.00% 4
Macclesfield +3 12 £52,500 +16.66%

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 512 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (31.72%) Project Management
3 334 (30.01%) .NET
4 271 (24.35%) Finance
5 234 (21.02%) Java
6 222 (19.95%) Scrum
7 219 (19.68%) Microsoft
8 218 (19.59%) C#
9 211 (18.96%) PRINCE2
10 190 (17.07%) Degree
11 182 (16.35%) Software Engineering
12 166 (14.91%) SQL
13 130 (11.68%) MS Excel
14 125 (11.23%) JavaScript
15 113 (10.15%) HTML
16 111 (9.97%) Oracle
17 110 (9.88%) C++
18 106 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 102 (9.16%) Waterfall
20 100 (8.98%) SQL Server
21 94 (8.45%) Windows
22 88 (7.91%) Line Management
23 87 (7.82%) ITIL
24 85 (7.64%) CSS
25 84 (7.55%) Banking
26 82 (7.37%) C
26 82 (7.37%) Linux
27 81 (7.28%) QA
28 74 (6.65%) Telecoms
29 71 (6.38%) Resource Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.44%) IIS
3 15 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.08%) JBoss
5 11 (0.99%) CMS
6 10 (0.90%) Apache
6 10 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.63%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
9 3 (0.27%) Confluence
9 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.090%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 130 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.04%) MS Project
3 20 (1.80%) MS Office
4 8 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Tridion
4 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.090%) Summit
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.32%) SaaS
2 35 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.17%) Internet
2 8 (0.72%) RFID
3 5 (0.45%) DNS
3 5 (0.45%) FTP
4 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.36%) SMTP
4 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.36%) IMAP
5 3 (0.27%) Wireless
5 3 (0.27%) DSL
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) LAN
6 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) WAN
6 2 (0.18%) HTTP
6 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.090%) 4G
7 1 (0.090%) LTE
7 1 (0.090%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 19 (1.71%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.08%) MySQL
5 9 (0.81%) DB2
6 8 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.36%) Big Data
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.27%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 52 (4.67%) Subversion
2 41 (3.68%) Visual Studio
3 39 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (2.70%) JIRA
5 20 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.26%) Hudson
7 13 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.72%) MSTest
8 8 (0.72%) Maven
9 7 (0.63%) JUnit
10 6 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.45%) Selenium
12 4 (0.36%) NUnit
12 4 (0.36%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.36%) Gradle
13 3 (0.27%) Moq
13 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.27%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 271 (24.35%) Finance
2 84 (7.55%) Banking
3 74 (6.65%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.49%) Retail
5 36 (3.23%) Marketing
6 35 (3.14%) Military
7 32 (2.88%) Aerospace
8 31 (2.79%) Electronics
9 22 (1.98%) Legal
10 17 (1.53%) Games
11 14 (1.26%) Advertising
11 14 (1.26%) Billing
12 13 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.99%) Avionics
14 9 (0.81%) Back Office
15 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.72%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.63%) Front Office
17 6 (0.54%) Publishing
17 6 (0.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (30.01%) .NET
2 113 (10.15%) HTML
3 85 (7.64%) CSS
4 63 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 57 (5.12%) J2EE
6 56 (5.03%) HTML5
7 36 (3.23%) PhoneGap
8 35 (3.14%) Web Services
9 31 (2.79%) Spring
10 30 (2.70%) XML
11 27 (2.43%) Ajax
12 24 (2.16%) jQuery
13 18 (1.62%) WCF
14 16 (1.44%) WPF
14 16 (1.44%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.35%) Velocity
16 12 (1.08%) WinForms
16 12 (1.08%) SOAP
17 11 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 53 (4.76%) User Experience
3 42 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (3.41%) Open Source
5 35 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.16%) PMI
8 22 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.35%) Semantic Web
10 12 (1.08%) NHS
11 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.90%) CMDB
11 10 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.72%) Wiki
13 8 (0.72%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.63%) iPad
15 6 (0.54%) Physics
16 5 (0.45%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.45%) Windows
2 82 (7.37%) Linux
3 33 (2.96%) UNIX
4 19 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.62%) Android
6 9 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.36%) Solaris
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.090%) CentOS
11 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.090%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (31.72%) Project Management
3 222 (19.95%) Scrum
4 211 (18.96%) PRINCE2
5 182 (16.35%) Software Engineering
6 106 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 102 (9.16%) Waterfall
8 88 (7.91%) Line Management
9 87 (7.82%) ITIL
10 71 (6.38%) Resource Management
11 69 (6.20%) OO
12 65 (5.84%) E-Commerce
13 64 (5.75%) CRM
14 62 (5.57%) Mentoring
15 59 (5.30%) People Management
16 58 (5.21%) Asset Management
17 57 (5.12%) Coaching
18 55 (4.94%) Configuration Management
19 51 (4.58%) Software Asset Management
20 49 (4.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 234 (21.02%) Java
2 218 (19.59%) C#
3 166 (14.91%) SQL
4 125 (11.23%) JavaScript
5 110 (9.88%) C++
6 82 (7.37%) C
7 43 (3.86%) Python
8 36 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 27 (2.43%) PHP
10 23 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 22 (1.98%) Perl
12 17 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.35%) VB
14 14 (1.26%) Ruby
15 10 (0.90%) Embedded C++
16 9 (0.81%) Embedded C
16 9 (0.81%) RPG
17 8 (0.72%) Ada
18 7 (0.63%) VBScript
18 7 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 190 (17.07%) Degree
2 49 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.86%) PMI Certification
4 40 (3.59%) ISEB
5 25 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (1.71%) PMP
9 18 (1.62%) APMP
10 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.72%) MCP
11 6 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.45%) HNC
12 5 (0.45%) PhD
13 3 (0.27%) MCSE
13 3 (0.27%) MCSA
13 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.28%) QA
2 41 (3.68%) SLA
3 16 (1.44%) DO-178B
4 9 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.090%) TickIT
6 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.090%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.99%) Firmware
3 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.18%) Samba
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.54%) SCCM
2 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.18%) Salt
4 1 (0.090%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 219 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.97%) Oracle
3 37 (3.32%) Xamarin
4 35 (3.14%) VMware
4 35 (3.14%) SAP
5 34 (3.05%) Telerik
6 29 (2.61%) IBM
7 23 (2.07%) Sybase
8 12 (1.08%) hybris
9 9 (0.81%) Trapeze
10 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.63%) ATG
12 6 (0.54%) Remedy
13 5 (0.45%) Symantec
14 4 (0.36%) BMC
14 4 (0.36%) Demandware
14 4 (0.36%) Google
14 4 (0.36%) Fujitsu
15 3 (0.27%) LANDesk
15 3 (0.27%) Macrovision
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 75000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + pension, certifications, career pr
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parkwell Management Consultants
Posted: 3 days ago