The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 517 456 426
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 448 510 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 402 436 499
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -62 405 £55,000 +10.00% 59
South East -5 117 £53,500 +7.00% 22
London -67 108 £62,500 +13.63% 10
East of England -9 52 £55,000 - 5
West Midlands +9 42 £55,000 - 6
Berkshire +16 35 £50,000 -16.66% 9
Hampshire +27 28 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 26 £57,500 +21.05% 2
North West -2 26 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Surrey +4 25 £63,750 +15.90% 6
City of London -21 25 £57,500 +4.54% 5
East Midlands -25 25 £50,000 - 1
South West -26 24 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Scotland -4 23 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Yorkshire -55 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Coventry +23 17 £56,750 +5.58% 1
Cambridge +10 17 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham +7 16 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Manchester -19 16 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Edinburgh -11 15 £42,500 -7.60% 2
West Yorkshire -44 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -27 14 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Redhill -5 13 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Leeds -38 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £45,000 -7.69%
Wales -12 11 £46,250 -11.90% 3
Milton Keynes -18 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Nottingham +2 9 £45,000 -10.00%
South Wales -10 9 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Hertfordshire -19 9 £55,000 -15.38% 3

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 281 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (28.67%) .NET
3 258 (28.45%) Project Management
4 214 (23.59%) C#
5 212 (23.37%) Scrum
6 188 (20.73%) Java
7 187 (20.62%) Finance
8 134 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 131 (14.44%) Degree
10 130 (14.33%) Software Engineering
11 99 (10.92%) SQL
12 98 (10.80%) PRINCE2
13 97 (10.69%) SQL Server
14 89 (9.81%) QA
15 84 (9.26%) C++
16 82 (9.04%) MS Excel
16 82 (9.04%) Waterfall
17 80 (8.82%) ASP.NET
18 71 (7.83%) Linux
19 66 (7.28%) Retail
20 65 (7.17%) Oracle
21 62 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
22 60 (6.62%) E-Commerce
23 56 (6.17%) OO
24 54 (5.95%) Computer Science
25 53 (5.84%) Asset Management
26 49 (5.40%) HTML
27 48 (5.29%) MVC
27 48 (5.29%) Marketing
27 48 (5.29%) SaaS

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.54%) IIS
3 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.88%) Drupal
4 8 (0.88%) CMS
5 7 (0.77%) Apache
6 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.44%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.22%) WinCC
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 82 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.98%) MS Office
3 26 (2.87%) MS Project
4 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Summit
3 3 (0.33%) Agresso
4 2 (0.22%) GoldMine
4 2 (0.22%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.29%) SaaS
2 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) GitHub
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.87%) Internet
2 12 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.21%) Modbus
4 7 (0.77%) Wireless
5 6 (0.66%) RFID
6 5 (0.55%) SAN
7 4 (0.44%) TETRA
8 3 (0.33%) VoIP
8 3 (0.33%) HTTP
8 3 (0.33%) LTE
9 2 (0.22%) RANAP
9 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 2 (0.22%) UMTS
9 2 (0.22%) GSM
9 2 (0.22%) PBX
9 2 (0.22%) DVB
9 2 (0.22%) RTP
9 2 (0.22%) Extranet
9 2 (0.22%) Firewall
9 2 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.76%) MySQL
3 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.88%) Big Data
5 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.44%) MS Access
7 4 (0.44%) OLAP
8 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.33%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 24 (2.65%) Subversion
2 22 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.32%) Selenium
5 12 (1.32%) JIRA
6 9 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.77%) MSBuild
8 7 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.66%) Maven
9 6 (0.66%) WiX
10 5 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.55%) MSI
10 5 (0.55%) Ant
10 5 (0.55%) JUnit
11 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.33%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 187 (20.62%) Finance
2 66 (7.28%) Retail
3 48 (5.29%) Marketing
4 34 (3.75%) Banking
5 30 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.54%) Games
7 18 (1.98%) German Language
8 17 (1.87%) Electronics
8 17 (1.87%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.54%) Front Office
10 12 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.21%) Advertising
11 11 (1.21%) Law
12 10 (1.10%) Back Office
13 8 (0.88%) French Language
14 7 (0.77%) Legal
15 5 (0.55%) Billing
15 5 (0.55%) Polish Language
15 5 (0.55%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (28.67%) .NET
2 80 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 49 (5.40%) HTML
4 38 (4.19%) Web Services
5 33 (3.64%) J2EE
6 31 (3.42%) XML
7 30 (3.31%) .NET Framework
7 30 (3.31%) jQuery
8 29 (3.20%) CSS
9 18 (1.98%) SOAP
9 18 (1.98%) Ajax
10 14 (1.54%) WPF
10 14 (1.54%) HTML5
11 12 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.10%) Spring
13 9 (0.99%) XSLT
13 9 (0.99%) XHTML
14 8 (0.88%) CSS3
14 8 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (1.65%) CMDB
4 14 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.32%) PMI
5 12 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.21%) Open Source
7 10 (1.10%) Firmware
8 9 (0.99%) Derivative
9 8 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.66%) Online Games
11 6 (0.66%) E-Learning
11 6 (0.66%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.66%) Kindle
11 6 (0.66%) iPad
11 6 (0.66%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.44%) VHDL
14 3 (0.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.83%) Linux
2 45 (4.96%) Windows
3 20 (2.21%) UNIX
4 17 (1.87%) Android
5 11 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.33%) HPUX
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Solaris
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (28.45%) Project Management
3 212 (23.37%) Scrum
4 130 (14.33%) Software Engineering
5 98 (10.80%) PRINCE2
6 82 (9.04%) Waterfall
7 62 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (6.62%) E-Commerce
9 56 (6.17%) OO
10 53 (5.84%) Asset Management
11 48 (5.29%) MVC
12 46 (5.07%) TDD
13 45 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (4.52%) Configuration Management
15 39 (4.30%) Product Management
16 36 (3.97%) Business Development
17 32 (3.53%) Web Development
18 30 (3.31%) ITIL
19 28 (3.09%) Test Automation
20 27 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (23.59%) C#
2 188 (20.73%) Java
3 99 (10.92%) SQL
4 84 (9.26%) C++
5 39 (4.30%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.75%) PHP
6 34 (3.75%) C
7 20 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 19 (2.09%) Python
9 14 (1.54%) Perl
10 11 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.66%) VB
12 4 (0.44%) VBA
13 3 (0.33%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.33%) PowerHouse
13 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.33%) Delphi
13 3 (0.33%) VC++
13 3 (0.33%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (14.44%) Degree
2 44 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.76%) PMI Certification
3 16 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (1.54%) ISEB
5 12 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.21%) PMP
7 8 (0.88%) MCP
8 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.55%) MCSE
11 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.22%) CCSP
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.11%) APMP
13 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.81%) QA
2 29 (3.20%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.21%) SLA
4 8 (0.88%) IEC 61508
5 7 (0.77%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.66%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.55%) TickIT
7 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.33%) WCAG
8 3 (0.33%) WAI
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.11%) GAMP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.21%) SCCM
2 5 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.44%) WMI
3 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 134 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.17%) Oracle
3 16 (1.76%) VMware
4 13 (1.43%) HP
5 11 (1.21%) SAP
6 10 (1.10%) Adobe
7 7 (0.77%) Symantec
8 6 (0.66%) LANDesk
8 6 (0.66%) BMC
9 5 (0.55%) IBM
9 5 (0.55%) Altiris
9 5 (0.55%) Google
10 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.44%) Sage
10 4 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.44%) F5
11 3 (0.33%) Twitter
11 3 (0.33%) BEA
11 3 (0.33%) Capita
12 2 (0.22%) Sitecore
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £55k-£65k + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Stock
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newtown, Powys
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental, Relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Profit Share
Posted: 3 days ago