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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 438 505 450
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 539 431 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 437 392 393
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 £27,500 £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 5 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 5 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 +49 485 £52,500 -4.54% 76
London +34 113 £60,000 -11.11% 18
South East -1 108 £55,000 - 22
North West +59 82 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Yorkshire +8 53 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South West +8 52 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Yorkshire +2 48 £52,500 +2.43% 5
Leeds +3 40 £52,500 +2.94% 2
Cheshire +18 39 £52,500 -7.48% 2
East of England -25 38 £50,000 - 5
City of London +14 35 £63,750 -3.77% 6
Manchester +13 35 £49,000 +18.78% 5
Oxfordshire +36 28 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Wales -2 27 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands -26 26 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +9 24 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Surrey -16 23 £57,500 - 2
South Wales -9 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Cardiff -3 20 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Scotland +9 18 £60,000 +25.00% 3
Oxford - 18 £40,000 -
Bristol +7 16 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Warrington +16 14 £53,000 -9.40%
Macclesfield -6 14 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -29 12 £55,000 -6.38% 4
East Midlands +20 11 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Bolton +10 11 £49,000 +30.66% 2
Suffolk +5 11 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 11 £50,000 -
Cambridge -3 10 £49,500 -1.00% 1

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 509 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (30.87%) .NET
3 331 (30.23%) Project Management
4 258 (23.56%) Finance
5 233 (21.28%) Java
6 229 (20.91%) Scrum
7 211 (19.27%) C#
8 207 (18.90%) Microsoft
9 206 (18.81%) PRINCE2
10 185 (16.89%) Software Engineering
11 179 (16.35%) Degree
12 160 (14.61%) SQL
13 121 (11.05%) JavaScript
14 120 (10.96%) MS Excel
15 109 (9.95%) HTML
16 104 (9.50%) Waterfall
17 103 (9.41%) Oracle
18 101 (9.22%) C++
19 93 (8.49%) SQL Server
19 93 (8.49%) Windows
20 89 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
21 84 (7.67%) Banking
22 82 (7.49%) CSS
22 82 (7.49%) Line Management
23 81 (7.40%) QA
24 80 (7.31%) Linux
25 79 (7.21%) ITIL
25 79 (7.21%) C
26 74 (6.76%) Telecoms
27 70 (6.39%) OO

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 36 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.55%) IIS
3 14 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.10%) JBoss
5 11 (1.00%) CMS
6 10 (0.91%) Apache
7 9 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.64%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.46%) Confluence
10 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.27%) Drupal
11 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.091%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.091%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.091%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 120 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.56%) MS Project
3 23 (2.10%) MS Office
4 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.18%) Maximo
4 2 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.091%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.091%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.11%) SaaS
2 33 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.00%) Internet
2 6 (0.55%) RFID
3 5 (0.46%) FTP
3 5 (0.46%) DNS
4 4 (0.37%) SMTP
4 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.37%) IMAP
5 3 (0.27%) Wireless
5 3 (0.27%) DSL
5 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.27%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.091%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.091%) CTI
7 1 (0.091%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 21 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.10%) MySQL
5 9 (0.82%) DB2
6 7 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.46%) Big Data
8 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.27%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (4.66%) Subversion
2 41 (3.74%) Visual Studio
3 39 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (2.83%) JIRA
5 20 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.00%) Hudson
8 9 (0.82%) Maven
8 9 (0.82%) Selenium
9 8 (0.73%) JUnit
9 8 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.46%) MSTest
10 5 (0.46%) Gradle
11 4 (0.37%) NUnit
11 4 (0.37%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.27%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.27%) Ant
12 3 (0.27%) Moq
General
1 258 (23.56%) Finance
2 84 (7.67%) Banking
3 74 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.20%) Retail
5 37 (3.38%) Marketing
6 35 (3.20%) Military
7 31 (2.83%) Aerospace
8 24 (2.19%) Electronics
9 17 (1.55%) Advertising
10 15 (1.37%) Legal
11 14 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.28%) Games
12 13 (1.19%) Back Office
13 12 (1.10%) Billing
14 11 (1.00%) Avionics
14 11 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.64%) Front Office
16 6 (0.55%) Publishing
16 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (30.87%) .NET
2 109 (9.95%) HTML
3 82 (7.49%) CSS
4 63 (5.75%) ASP.NET
5 54 (4.93%) J2EE
6 52 (4.75%) HTML5
7 34 (3.11%) PhoneGap
7 34 (3.11%) Web Services
8 31 (2.83%) Spring
9 29 (2.65%) XML
10 28 (2.56%) Ajax
10 28 (2.56%) jQuery
11 19 (1.74%) WPF
12 17 (1.55%) WCF
13 16 (1.46%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.19%) WinForms
14 13 (1.19%) Velocity
15 11 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.39%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.93%) User Experience
3 41 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.65%) Open Source
7 26 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.83%) PMI
10 17 (1.55%) Semantic Web
11 12 (1.10%) NHS
12 10 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.73%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.55%) CMDB
14 6 (0.55%) Physics
14 6 (0.55%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.55%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 93 (8.49%) Windows
2 80 (7.31%) Linux
3 33 (3.01%) UNIX
4 20 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.37%) Android
6 9 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.37%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) AIX
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.091%) CentOS
12 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.091%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (30.23%) Project Management
3 229 (20.91%) Scrum
4 206 (18.81%) PRINCE2
5 185 (16.89%) Software Engineering
6 104 (9.50%) Waterfall
7 89 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 82 (7.49%) Line Management
9 79 (7.21%) ITIL
10 70 (6.39%) OO
11 68 (6.21%) Resource Management
12 63 (5.75%) Mentoring
13 62 (5.66%) CRM
14 58 (5.30%) People Management
15 55 (5.02%) Coaching
15 55 (5.02%) E-Commerce
16 53 (4.84%) Asset Management
17 52 (4.75%) TDD
18 51 (4.66%) MVC
18 51 (4.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (21.28%) Java
2 211 (19.27%) C#
3 160 (14.61%) SQL
4 121 (11.05%) JavaScript
5 101 (9.22%) C++
6 79 (7.21%) C
7 40 (3.65%) Python
8 35 (3.20%) Objective-C
9 31 (2.83%) PHP
10 20 (1.83%) Perl
10 20 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 19 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.46%) VB
13 13 (1.19%) Ruby
14 9 (0.82%) RPG
15 8 (0.73%) Ada
15 8 (0.73%) Embedded C++
16 7 (0.64%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.64%) Jython
16 7 (0.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 179 (16.35%) Degree
2 47 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.38%) PMI Certification
4 33 (3.01%) ISEB
5 24 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.83%) VCP4
8 19 (1.74%) APMP
9 18 (1.64%) PMP
10 8 (0.73%) MCP
10 8 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.55%) PhD
13 5 (0.46%) HNC
14 3 (0.27%) MCSE
14 3 (0.27%) MCSA
14 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.40%) QA
2 36 (3.29%) SLA
3 18 (1.64%) DO-178B
4 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.091%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.82%) Firmware
3 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.18%) Samba
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.73%) SCCM
2 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 207 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.41%) Oracle
3 37 (3.38%) Xamarin
4 35 (3.20%) SAP
4 35 (3.20%) VMware
5 32 (2.92%) Telerik
6 29 (2.65%) IBM
7 23 (2.10%) Sybase
8 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.73%) Trapeze
10 6 (0.55%) hybris
10 6 (0.55%) Symantec
11 5 (0.46%) Remedy
11 5 (0.46%) BMC
11 5 (0.46%) LANDesk
12 4 (0.37%) Demandware
12 4 (0.37%) Altiris
12 4 (0.37%) Google
12 4 (0.37%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.37%) ATG
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chinnor, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + Good Basic + Uncapped Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent commission
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + pension, certifications, career pr
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago