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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 479 519 476
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 501 452 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 444 407 443
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +57 478 £55,000 - 60
London +43 127 £65,000 +4.00% 10
South East +7 105 £53,750 +0.46% 15
Yorkshire +51 70 £60,000 +26.31% 7
West Yorkshire +49 60 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey +36 53 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Leeds +34 44 £60,000 +26.31% 5
South West +6 43 £51,250 +2.50% 8
East of England -12 42 £55,000 - 7
West Midlands -18 36 £46,000 -16.36% 5
City of London +36 30 £65,000 +11.58% 3
North West +7 26 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Berkshire -1 25 £57,500 +15.00% 4
East Midlands +1 22 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 16 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 15 £62,500 - 3
West Sussex +11 14 £37,500 -36.17% 1
Manchester +8 14 £52,000 +6.66% 3
Bristol -6 14 £56,250 +38.03% 2
Crawley +5 13 £37,500 -37.50%
Scotland +3 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Warwickshire -6 13 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +21 12 £45,000 -5.26%
Leicester +20 12 £45,000 -
Cambridge +14 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Horsham - 12 £40,000 - 1
Reading +10 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Wiltshire +5 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bradford -15 11 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Dorking - 11 £37,500 -

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 489 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (36.20%) Project Management
3 259 (25.27%) .NET
4 249 (24.29%) Finance
5 212 (20.68%) PRINCE2
6 205 (20.00%) Java
7 204 (19.90%) Degree
8 199 (19.41%) C#
9 193 (18.83%) Scrum
9 193 (18.83%) SDLC
10 187 (18.24%) Microsoft
11 147 (14.34%) Software Delivery
12 121 (11.80%) SQL
13 117 (11.41%) MS Excel
13 117 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 113 (11.02%) SQL Server
15 111 (10.83%) Software Engineering
16 103 (10.05%) QA
17 99 (9.66%) Oracle
18 97 (9.46%) Computer Science
19 94 (9.17%) Waterfall
20 91 (8.88%) ITIL
21 89 (8.68%) Mentoring
22 86 (8.39%) JavaScript
23 80 (7.80%) HTML
24 79 (7.71%) Line Management
25 76 (7.41%) C++
25 76 (7.41%) Telecoms
26 75 (7.32%) Banking
27 74 (7.22%) E-Commerce

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (1.76%) CMS
2 16 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 12 (1.17%) IIS
4 9 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (0.78%) JBoss
5 8 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.29%) Node.js
8 3 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.20%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.20%) Mule
9 2 (0.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.098%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.098%) Drupal
Applications
1 117 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.49%) MS Project
3 16 (1.56%) MS Office
4 13 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.098%) Summit
5 1 (0.098%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.51%) SaaS
2 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.59%) IaaS
5 5 (0.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.66%) Internet
2 7 (0.68%) Skype
3 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.49%) GPRS
4 5 (0.49%) UMTS
5 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.39%) RFID
6 3 (0.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.29%) WAN
6 3 (0.29%) LAN
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
7 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) Intranet
7 2 (0.20%) DVB
7 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.098%) 4G
8 1 (0.098%) 3G
8 1 (0.098%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.66%) RDBMS
4 14 (1.37%) MySQL
5 13 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.59%) DB2
8 5 (0.49%) MS Access
8 5 (0.49%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.29%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.29%) Big Data
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.32%) JIRA
4 25 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 24 (2.34%) Subversion
6 21 (2.05%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.46%) Hudson
8 13 (1.27%) Maven
9 10 (0.98%) MSTest
10 8 (0.78%) Selenium
11 6 (0.59%) Ant
12 5 (0.49%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.49%) Gradle
13 4 (0.39%) NUnit
13 4 (0.39%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.29%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.29%) Moq
14 3 (0.29%) AccuRev
14 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
15 2 (0.20%) CMake
General
1 249 (24.29%) Finance
2 76 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 75 (7.32%) Banking
4 60 (5.85%) Retail
5 41 (4.00%) Marketing
6 30 (2.93%) Legal
7 29 (2.83%) Electronics
8 23 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.76%) Games
10 13 (1.27%) Billing
11 10 (0.98%) Advertising
11 10 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.78%) Military
13 7 (0.68%) Publishing
13 7 (0.68%) French Language
14 6 (0.59%) German Language
15 5 (0.49%) International Banking
15 5 (0.49%) Automotive
16 4 (0.39%) Law
16 4 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (25.27%) .NET
2 80 (7.80%) HTML
3 62 (6.05%) ASP.NET
4 53 (5.17%) J2EE
5 49 (4.78%) CSS
6 29 (2.83%) Web Services
7 27 (2.63%) jQuery
8 24 (2.34%) HTML5
8 24 (2.34%) Spring
9 23 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (2.15%) XML
11 21 (2.05%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.95%) Ajax
13 18 (1.76%) SOAP
14 16 (1.56%) REST
15 15 (1.46%) Hibernate
16 12 (1.17%) Velocity
16 12 (1.17%) WPF
17 11 (1.07%) JSP
18 7 (0.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 47 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.83%) PMI
4 29 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.56%) User Experience
7 13 (1.27%) DTV
7 13 (1.27%) CMDB
8 12 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.17%) iPad
9 9 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 9 (0.88%) Wiki
10 7 (0.68%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.49%) Physics
11 5 (0.49%) NHS
11 5 (0.49%) STB
11 5 (0.49%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (4.68%) Windows
2 44 (4.29%) Linux
3 20 (1.95%) Android
4 18 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.37%) UNIX
6 9 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.49%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.098%) AIX
9 1 (0.098%) Solaris
9 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.098%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (36.20%) Project Management
3 212 (20.68%) PRINCE2
4 193 (18.83%) Scrum
4 193 (18.83%) SDLC
5 147 (14.34%) Software Delivery
6 117 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 94 (9.17%) Waterfall
9 91 (8.88%) ITIL
10 89 (8.68%) Mentoring
11 79 (7.71%) Line Management
12 74 (7.22%) E-Commerce
13 70 (6.83%) People Management
14 60 (5.85%) Configuration Management
15 57 (5.56%) Coaching
16 51 (4.98%) Asset Management
17 48 (4.68%) Release Management
17 48 (4.68%) Software Asset Management
18 45 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 205 (20.00%) Java
2 199 (19.41%) C#
3 121 (11.80%) SQL
4 86 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 76 (7.41%) C++
6 60 (5.85%) C
7 39 (3.80%) PHP
8 22 (2.15%) Python
9 18 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 17 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.27%) VB
12 9 (0.88%) Perl
13 8 (0.78%) RPG
13 8 (0.78%) Scala
14 7 (0.68%) Embedded C
15 6 (0.59%) VBScript
15 6 (0.59%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.59%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 204 (19.90%) Degree
2 51 (4.98%) PMI Certification
3 50 (4.88%) ISEB
4 44 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 27 (2.63%) APMP
7 26 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 22 (2.15%) PMP
10 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.27%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.17%) MCP
13 7 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.39%) PhD
16 2 (0.20%) HND
16 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.20%) MBA
17 1 (0.098%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (10.05%) QA
2 36 (3.51%) SLA
3 12 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.78%) TickIT
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.098%) COREP
7 1 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.78%) Firmware
3 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) Varnish
5 1 (0.098%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) SCCM
2 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.20%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.098%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.098%) Puppet
4 1 (0.098%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 187 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.66%) Oracle
3 37 (3.61%) SAP
4 31 (3.02%) IBM
5 29 (2.83%) VMware
6 20 (1.95%) hybris
7 12 (1.17%) HP
8 9 (0.88%) ATG
9 8 (0.78%) Cisco
9 8 (0.78%) Telerik
10 6 (0.59%) Google
10 6 (0.59%) CollabNet
10 6 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.49%) Trapeze
11 5 (0.49%) Perforce
12 4 (0.39%) Sybase
13 3 (0.29%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.29%) Autodesk
13 3 (0.29%) Adobe
14 2 (0.20%) Remedy
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - RFS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £77000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Life Assurance, Private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + financial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday