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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 464 536 444
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 502 418 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 407 370 455
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +78 464 £55,000 +10.00% 63
London +109 149 £65,000 +6.12% 16
South East +9 87 £52,500 +5.00% 17
East of England +19 59 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire +23 55 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Yorkshire +23 38 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North West -7 34 £50,000 +6.95% 6
Surrey +20 31 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Leeds +10 30 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +2 28 £52,500 +2.43% 3
West Midlands -14 26 £52,500 -4.54% 5
City of London +43 22 £69,000 +2.22% 4
Berkshire +13 22 £56,250 -2.17% 5
Scotland +14 17 £58,750 +30.55% 4
East Midlands +5 17 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £49,500 -1.00% 4
Reading +2 15 £55,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +19 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridge +17 14 £49,500 -1.00% 2
Cheshire +7 13 £52,750 +17.22% 2
Manchester -1 13 £50,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -5 12 £55,500 +0.90% 2
South Yorkshire +4 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Oxfordshire +24 10 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Suffolk +17 10 £55,000 +57.14%
Sheffield -2 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -14 9 £37,000 -22.10% 3
Norfolk - 9 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 9 £55,000 -
Norwich - 9 £60,000 -

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 450 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (33.53%) Project Management
3 281 (27.15%) .NET
4 271 (26.18%) Finance
5 217 (20.97%) Java
6 208 (20.10%) Microsoft
7 205 (19.81%) Scrum
8 203 (19.61%) PRINCE2
9 188 (18.16%) C#
10 186 (17.97%) Degree
11 156 (15.07%) Software Delivery
12 133 (12.85%) Software Engineering
13 125 (12.08%) SQL
14 119 (11.50%) Oracle
14 119 (11.50%) MS Excel
15 118 (11.40%) SQL Server
16 108 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 97 (9.37%) JavaScript
18 91 (8.79%) Waterfall
19 87 (8.41%) QA
20 84 (8.12%) HTML
21 81 (7.83%) Banking
21 81 (7.83%) Line Management
22 80 (7.73%) Windows
22 80 (7.73%) Telecoms
23 78 (7.54%) Computer Science
24 77 (7.44%) ITIL
25 76 (7.34%) C++
26 70 (6.76%) CSS
26 70 (6.76%) E-Commerce

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.35%) IIS
2 14 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.26%) CMS
4 11 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (0.77%) JBoss
7 7 (0.68%) Apache
8 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.39%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.29%) Confluence
9 3 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.097%) FileNet
11 1 (0.097%) Documentum
11 1 (0.097%) Node.js
11 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 119 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.35%) MS Project
3 17 (1.64%) MS Office
4 6 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.19%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.19%) Maximo
4 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.097%) Summit
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.77%) SaaS
2 22 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.35%) Internet
2 9 (0.87%) RFID
3 5 (0.48%) DNS
3 5 (0.48%) FTP
4 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.39%) SMTP
4 4 (0.39%) GPRS
4 4 (0.39%) UMTS
4 4 (0.39%) IMAP
5 3 (0.29%) WAN
5 3 (0.29%) LAN
5 3 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.29%) Skype
6 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.19%) SSL
6 2 (0.19%) Wireless
6 2 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.097%) LTE
7 1 (0.097%) SCTP
7 1 (0.097%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 11 (1.06%) DB2
5 10 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 10 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.87%) MySQL
7 8 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.48%) MS Access
10 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.19%) Big Data
12 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.097%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 32 (3.09%) Subversion
3 29 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (2.80%) JIRA
4 20 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.45%) Hudson
6 13 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.97%) MSTest
8 8 (0.77%) Maven
9 7 (0.68%) Ant
10 6 (0.58%) Selenium
11 5 (0.48%) Gradle
12 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.29%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.29%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.29%) NUnit
12 3 (0.29%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.29%) Moq
General
1 271 (26.18%) Finance
2 81 (7.83%) Banking
3 80 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.12%) Retail
5 34 (3.29%) Legal
5 34 (3.29%) Marketing
6 33 (3.19%) Electronics
7 22 (2.13%) Games
8 18 (1.74%) Billing
8 18 (1.74%) Aerospace
9 16 (1.55%) Military
10 15 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.16%) Advertising
12 7 (0.68%) French Language
12 7 (0.68%) Back Office
12 7 (0.68%) Publishing
13 6 (0.58%) Front Office
13 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.58%) International Banking
13 6 (0.58%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (27.15%) .NET
2 84 (8.12%) HTML
3 70 (6.76%) CSS
4 56 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 53 (5.12%) J2EE
6 39 (3.77%) HTML5
7 31 (3.00%) Web Services
8 26 (2.51%) Spring
9 23 (2.22%) PhoneGap
9 23 (2.22%) jQuery
10 22 (2.13%) Ajax
10 22 (2.13%) XML
11 19 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (1.84%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.74%) Velocity
13 16 (1.55%) SOAP
14 14 (1.35%) REST
15 13 (1.26%) Hibernate
16 12 (1.16%) JSP
17 11 (1.06%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.54%) Computer Science
2 40 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.67%) Open Source
4 37 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (3.29%) User Experience
6 33 (3.19%) PMI
7 32 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.35%) CMDB
10 13 (1.26%) Wiki
11 12 (1.16%) iPad
11 12 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.87%) Web 2.0
12 9 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.77%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.68%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.58%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.58%) DTV
15 6 (0.58%) NHS
15 6 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.73%) Windows
2 54 (5.22%) Linux
3 26 (2.51%) UNIX
4 16 (1.55%) Android
5 12 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.39%) Solaris
8 4 (0.39%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.097%) CentOS
10 1 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.097%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (33.53%) Project Management
3 205 (19.81%) Scrum
4 203 (19.61%) PRINCE2
5 156 (15.07%) Software Delivery
6 133 (12.85%) Software Engineering
7 108 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (8.79%) Waterfall
9 81 (7.83%) Line Management
10 77 (7.44%) ITIL
11 70 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 70 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 57 (5.51%) Coaching
13 56 (5.41%) CRM
14 55 (5.31%) OO
14 55 (5.31%) Configuration Management
14 55 (5.31%) Asset Management
15 52 (5.02%) Resource Management
16 51 (4.93%) People Management
17 50 (4.83%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (20.97%) Java
2 188 (18.16%) C#
3 125 (12.08%) SQL
4 97 (9.37%) JavaScript
5 76 (7.34%) C++
6 57 (5.51%) C
7 27 (2.61%) PHP
7 27 (2.61%) Python
8 22 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 21 (2.03%) Apple Swift
10 20 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.55%) Perl
12 15 (1.45%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.26%) RPG
14 10 (0.97%) Ruby
15 9 (0.87%) Embedded C
15 9 (0.87%) Embedded C++
16 8 (0.77%) VBScript
17 6 (0.58%) VB
18 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 186 (17.97%) Degree
2 50 (4.83%) PMI Certification
3 45 (4.35%) ISEB
4 37 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 31 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 30 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 28 (2.71%) APMP
8 26 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.64%) PMP
11 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.87%) MCP
13 5 (0.48%) PhD
13 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.19%) MBA
14 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.097%) MCTS
15 1 (0.097%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.41%) QA
2 44 (4.25%) SLA
3 10 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.68%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) TickIT
7 1 (0.097%) HL7
7 1 (0.097%) COREP
System Software
1 22 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.35%) Firmware
3 6 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.77%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.29%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Salt
3 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 208 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.50%) Oracle
3 36 (3.48%) SAP
4 33 (3.19%) VMware
4 33 (3.19%) IBM
5 22 (2.13%) hybris
6 21 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 21 (2.03%) Telerik
7 14 (1.35%) Sybase
8 13 (1.26%) ATG
9 9 (0.87%) Google
9 9 (0.87%) Trapeze
10 6 (0.58%) Cisco
10 6 (0.58%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.48%) Remedy
12 4 (0.39%) Demandware
12 4 (0.39%) Fujitsu
13 3 (0.29%) Symantec
13 3 (0.29%) Macrovision
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits asnd bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
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