The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
UK
Rank 502 475 502
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 389 566 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 330 490 446
Median salary £57,500 £56,250 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,750 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 24 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 361 £56,500 -1.73% 40
South East +26 90 £50,000 -9.09% 9
London +10 78 £70,000 +7.69% 9
South West +26 56 £50,000 -14.89% 5
North West -23 47 £57,500 -4.16% 4
West Midlands +17 42 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Bristol +26 40 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Manchester -37 37 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East of England +7 22 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Warwickshire +33 20 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland +33 20 £57,500 -20.68% 3
Berkshire +29 20 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Hampshire +22 20 £51,250 +7.89%
Yorkshire +5 18 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Hertfordshire +20 16 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 14 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +4 13 £50,000 -9.09%
Brighton - 13 £50,000 - 1
City of London +34 12 £80,000 +8.47% 3
Glasgow +27 12 £57,500 +24.32% 1
Bracknell +12 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +41 10 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Coventry +6 9 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Basingstoke +6 9 £55,000 +15.78%
West Yorkshire +1 9 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Warwick +47 8 £45,000 -25.00%
Leeds +20 8 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Oxfordshire +16 8 £47,500 -17.39% 3
St Albans - 8 - -
Gloucestershire -12 7 £50,000 -9.09%

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 403 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (29.04%) Project Management
3 178 (23.18%) .NET
4 166 (21.61%) Finance
5 151 (19.66%) Scrum
6 149 (19.40%) SDLC
7 140 (18.23%) Java
8 134 (17.45%) Software Delivery
9 127 (16.54%) C#
10 126 (16.41%) Microsoft
11 117 (15.23%) Software Engineering
12 106 (13.80%) PRINCE2
13 105 (13.67%) Degree
14 98 (12.76%) QA
15 97 (12.63%) SQL
16 96 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 95 (12.37%) Line Management
18 93 (12.11%) Waterfall
19 75 (9.77%) SQL Server
20 72 (9.38%) JavaScript
21 64 (8.33%) MS Excel
22 57 (7.42%) People Management
23 51 (6.64%) DevOps
23 51 (6.64%) Telecoms
24 50 (6.51%) Banking
24 50 (6.51%) Asset Management
24 50 (6.51%) Marketing
25 49 (6.38%) TDD
26 48 (6.25%) Coaching
27 46 (5.99%) CRM

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.30%) SAS
3 7 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (0.91%) CMS
4 4 (0.52%) Apache
4 4 (0.52%) ColdFusion
4 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.39%) Confluence
5 3 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.26%) Mule
6 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) Jetty
7 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.82%) MS Project
3 10 (1.30%) MS Office
3 10 (1.30%) SPSS
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.08%) SaaS
2 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.69%) Google Play
3 13 (1.69%) iTunes
4 9 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.52%) PaaS
7 3 (0.39%) Office 365
8 2 (0.26%) GitHub
8 2 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.08%) Internet
2 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.04%) ATM
4 7 (0.91%) HTTP
5 6 (0.78%) SSL
6 4 (0.52%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.39%) LAN
7 3 (0.39%) WAN
8 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.26%) DSL
8 2 (0.26%) Firewall
8 2 (0.26%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.39%) Big Data
3 23 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.86%) MySQL
5 15 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.56%) GIS
8 10 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (1.30%) QlikView
9 8 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
14 3 (0.39%) Redis
15 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.26%) Riak
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (3.26%) JIRA
3 20 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.30%) Selenium
5 7 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.39%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.39%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.26%) Calabash
8 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.26%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.26%) GitLab
8 2 (0.26%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.13%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.13%) JUnit
9 1 (0.13%) TestNG
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 166 (21.61%) Finance
2 51 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 50 (6.51%) Banking
3 50 (6.51%) Marketing
4 34 (4.43%) Retail
5 28 (3.65%) Games
6 22 (2.86%) Advertising
7 18 (2.34%) Legal
7 18 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.21%) Electronics
9 14 (1.82%) Automotive
9 14 (1.82%) Back Office
10 13 (1.69%) Music Industry
11 12 (1.56%) Online Betting
12 10 (1.30%) Law
13 8 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.78%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.52%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (23.18%) .NET
2 46 (5.99%) HTML
3 36 (4.69%) ASP.NET
4 35 (4.56%) XML
5 28 (3.65%) CSS
6 17 (2.21%) Node.js
6 17 (2.21%) Web Services
7 16 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 15 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (1.82%) jQuery
9 14 (1.82%) XSLT
10 13 (1.69%) JSON
11 12 (1.56%) HTML5
12 11 (1.43%) WCF
13 10 (1.30%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.17%) J2EE
15 8 (1.04%) Spring
16 7 (0.91%) CGI
17 6 (0.78%) Ajax
17 6 (0.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.39%) iPad
4 26 (3.39%) PMI
5 22 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.21%) Online Games
7 15 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.56%) User Experience
10 11 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.30%) Fintech
12 8 (1.04%) EFT
13 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (0.65%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.39%) CMDB
15 3 (0.39%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.30%) Linux
2 24 (3.13%) Windows
3 19 (2.47%) Unix
4 12 (1.56%) Android
4 12 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (29.04%) Project Management
3 151 (19.66%) Scrum
4 149 (19.40%) SDLC
5 134 (17.45%) Software Delivery
6 117 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 106 (13.80%) PRINCE2
8 96 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (12.37%) Line Management
10 93 (12.11%) Waterfall
11 57 (7.42%) People Management
12 51 (6.64%) DevOps
13 50 (6.51%) Asset Management
14 49 (6.38%) TDD
15 48 (6.25%) Coaching
16 46 (5.99%) CRM
17 44 (5.73%) Mentoring
18 42 (5.47%) Programme Management
19 41 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 39 (5.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 140 (18.23%) Java
2 127 (16.54%) C#
3 97 (12.63%) SQL
4 72 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 35 (4.56%) PHP
6 27 (3.52%) Scala
6 27 (3.52%) VB.NET
7 25 (3.26%) Python
8 24 (3.13%) C++
9 21 (2.73%) C
10 16 (2.08%) Ruby
11 15 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.43%) Perl
13 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.65%) GLSL
13 5 (0.65%) VB
14 3 (0.39%) Go
14 3 (0.39%) VB6
15 2 (0.26%) J#
15 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (13.67%) Degree
2 46 (5.99%) PMP
3 43 (5.60%) PMI Certification
4 34 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.39%) APMG
11 3 (0.39%) ISEB
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.13%) APMP
13 1 (0.13%) CAPM
13 1 (0.13%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) MBA
13 1 (0.13%) MCP
13 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (12.76%) QA
2 25 (3.26%) SLA
3 12 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) EMIR
6 3 (0.39%) MiFID
7 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.26%) HL7
7 2 (0.26%) MISRA
7 2 (0.26%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) Firmware
3 1 (0.13%) Samba
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.91%) SCCM
2 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Salt
5 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
5 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 126 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.26%) Oracle
3 22 (2.86%) SAP
4 18 (2.34%) VMware
5 17 (2.21%) Snow
6 14 (1.82%) Apple
6 14 (1.82%) Google
7 10 (1.30%) IBM
7 10 (1.30%) Symantec
7 10 (1.30%) Tableau
8 9 (1.17%) Citrix
9 8 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.65%) Autodesk
11 4 (0.52%) Avaya
11 4 (0.52%) Computacenter
11 4 (0.52%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.39%) Adobe
12 3 (0.39%) CA
12 3 (0.39%) HP
12 3 (0.39%) Sage
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Please see advert for benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k car allowance + pension + heal
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Competative
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + 50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50k (neg) + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Amazon - Evi Technologies Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary, Amazon restricted stock units and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Amazon
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary, Amazon restricted stock units and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Amazon
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary, Amazon restricted stock units and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Amazon - Evi Technologies Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary, Amazon restricted stock units and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago