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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 465 482 486
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 558 496 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 493 418 419
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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 +25 526 £52,500 -4.54% 77
South East +41 146 £55,000 - 21
London -26 80 £61,500 -12.14% 17
North West +17 76 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East of England -9 57 £55,000 +13.98% 4
West Midlands +17 55 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South West +21 49 £55,000 -2.22% 9
Surrey +16 45 £60,000 +4.34% 6
Yorkshire -26 39 £51,000 +13.33% 4
East Midlands +23 38 £48,750 -14.09% 1
Cheshire +10 35 £49,250 -1.50% 7
Manchester -7 35 £49,500 +4.21% 7
Cambridgeshire +11 28 £57,500 +17.94% 1
City of London 0 27 £61,250 -9.25% 6
Brighton +15 26 £57,500 +15.00%
East Sussex +11 26 £57,500 +15.00%
Birmingham +3 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire -7 25 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 23 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire -32 22 £51,750 +15.00% 4
Cambridge +6 20 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire +4 18 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 16 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Nottingham +15 16 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South Wales +20 15 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Wales +16 15 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Woking +38 14 £57,500 - 1
Macclesfield +10 14 £52,000 -13.33% 1
Bedfordshire +7 14 £50,000 +19.04%
West Sussex +2 14 £55,000 +4.76% 3

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 471 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (31.18%) .NET
3 297 (28.23%) Project Management
4 227 (21.58%) Finance
5 212 (20.15%) Scrum
6 205 (19.49%) Java
7 204 (19.39%) C#
8 169 (16.06%) Degree
9 157 (14.92%) Software Engineering
10 154 (14.64%) PRINCE2
11 131 (12.45%) Microsoft
12 130 (12.36%) SQL
13 112 (10.65%) Waterfall
14 98 (9.32%) C++
15 91 (8.65%) QA
16 87 (8.27%) JavaScript
17 82 (7.79%) MS Excel
18 80 (7.60%) HTML
19 77 (7.32%) Mentoring
20 75 (7.13%) ASP.NET
21 74 (7.03%) SQL Server
22 73 (6.94%) C
23 69 (6.56%) Linux
23 69 (6.56%) Line Management
24 67 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
25 65 (6.18%) Oracle
26 63 (5.99%) MVC
27 61 (5.80%) Security Cleared
28 57 (5.42%) Asset Management
28 57 (5.42%) Coaching

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 31 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.52%) IIS
3 11 (1.05%) Drupal
4 10 (0.95%) CMS
5 9 (0.86%) JBoss
6 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.57%) Apache
7 6 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.57%) Confluence
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.29%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.095%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.095%) nginx
11 1 (0.095%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 82 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.85%) MS Project
3 25 (2.38%) MS Office
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Summit
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.095%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.095%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.095%) Agresso
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.095%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.095%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.095%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.095%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.42%) SaaS
2 16 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.19%) GitHub
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.095%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.71%) Internet
2 6 (0.57%) HTTP
2 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.29%) SMS
3 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.095%) DVB
5 1 (0.095%) Wireless
5 1 (0.095%) 2G
5 1 (0.095%) IGMP
5 1 (0.095%) LTE
5 1 (0.095%) 4G
5 1 (0.095%) 3G
5 1 (0.095%) UMTS
5 1 (0.095%) ATM
5 1 (0.095%) GSM
5 1 (0.095%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.095%) CTI
5 1 (0.095%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.71%) MySQL
3 15 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.67%) Big Data
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.29%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.095%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.095%) Redis
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.095%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (3.33%) Subversion
2 34 (3.23%) JIRA
3 32 (3.04%) Visual Studio
4 31 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.71%) Selenium
6 17 (1.62%) Git (software)
7 14 (1.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.86%) Maven
8 9 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.67%) Hudson
10 6 (0.57%) JUnit
11 5 (0.48%) Ant
11 5 (0.48%) Gradle
12 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.38%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.29%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 227 (21.58%) Finance
2 45 (4.28%) Marketing
3 40 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.52%) Retail
5 33 (3.14%) Banking
6 31 (2.95%) Aerospace
7 21 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (2.00%) Military
8 20 (1.90%) Games
9 15 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.43%) Advertising
10 14 (1.33%) German Language
11 13 (1.24%) Electronics
12 11 (1.05%) Front Office
13 9 (0.86%) French Language
14 8 (0.76%) Billing
14 8 (0.76%) Back Office
15 7 (0.67%) Legal
15 7 (0.67%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (31.18%) .NET
2 80 (7.60%) HTML
3 75 (7.13%) ASP.NET
4 55 (5.23%) CSS
5 40 (3.80%) J2EE
6 36 (3.42%) Web Services
7 35 (3.33%) HTML5
8 31 (2.95%) jQuery
8 31 (2.95%) XML
9 30 (2.85%) Ajax
10 27 (2.57%) Spring
11 21 (2.00%) WCF
12 20 (1.90%) WPF
13 19 (1.81%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.43%) PhoneGap
15 12 (1.14%) XSLT
16 10 (0.95%) JSON
16 10 (0.95%) XHTML
17 9 (0.86%) WinForms
17 9 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 51 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.52%) User Experience
5 33 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.09%) Open Source
7 20 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.71%) CMDB
9 13 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.14%) PMI
11 11 (1.05%) Semantic Web
11 11 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (0.86%) Social Media
12 9 (0.86%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.76%) Derivative
14 7 (0.67%) iPad
14 7 (0.67%) Kindle
14 7 (0.67%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.56%) Linux
2 49 (4.66%) Windows
3 25 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.81%) UNIX
5 14 (1.33%) Android
6 8 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) AIX
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.095%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.095%) Debian
10 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (28.23%) Project Management
3 212 (20.15%) Scrum
4 157 (14.92%) Software Engineering
5 154 (14.64%) PRINCE2
6 112 (10.65%) Waterfall
7 77 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 69 (6.56%) Line Management
9 67 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (5.99%) MVC
11 57 (5.42%) Asset Management
11 57 (5.42%) Coaching
11 57 (5.42%) People Management
12 54 (5.13%) Software Asset Management
12 54 (5.13%) OO
13 49 (4.66%) ITIL
14 47 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (4.47%) Web Development
14 47 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (3.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 205 (19.49%) Java
2 204 (19.39%) C#
3 130 (12.36%) SQL
4 98 (9.32%) C++
5 87 (8.27%) JavaScript
6 73 (6.94%) C
7 41 (3.90%) PHP
7 41 (3.90%) Python
8 18 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.62%) VB.NET
9 17 (1.62%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.43%) VB
10 15 (1.43%) Perl
11 11 (1.05%) Ruby
12 6 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.57%) Groovy
12 6 (0.57%) Embedded C++
13 5 (0.48%) Ada
13 5 (0.48%) Jython
13 5 (0.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 169 (16.06%) Degree
2 61 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.57%) PMI Certification
4 24 (2.28%) PMP
5 22 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (1.14%) ISEB
7 11 (1.05%) APMP
8 10 (0.95%) MCP
9 9 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.57%) MCSE
10 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.38%) HNC
13 3 (0.29%) MCSA
13 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (8.65%) QA
2 21 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.90%) SLA
4 13 (1.24%) DO-178B
5 8 (0.76%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.38%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.29%) WCAG
7 3 (0.29%) WAI
8 2 (0.19%) TickIT
9 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.095%) GAMP
9 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.095%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.29%) Firmware
3 2 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.095%) XenApp
4 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.095%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.95%) SCCM
2 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 131 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.18%) Oracle
3 20 (1.90%) VMware
3 20 (1.90%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.24%) Telerik
4 13 (1.24%) Sybase
5 11 (1.05%) SAP
6 9 (0.86%) Symantec
7 8 (0.76%) BMC
7 8 (0.76%) LANDesk
8 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.67%) IBM
8 7 (0.67%) Adobe
9 6 (0.57%) Altiris
10 5 (0.48%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.48%) F5
11 3 (0.29%) Twitter
11 3 (0.29%) Google
11 3 (0.29%) Sage
11 3 (0.29%) Informatica
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000 plus bonus plus big bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus pension, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + 46 days hols + Great Pension
Posted: 4 days ago