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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 514 530 512
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 398 493 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 345 418 488
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 2016 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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 382 £55,000 - 38
London +50 99 £60,000 -4.00% 6
South East +14 64 £52,500 -8.69% 7
West Midlands +2 63 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South West +26 50 £55,000 +15.78% 7
North West -34 38 £53,750 +34.37% 5
Yorkshire +20 34 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Manchester -30 27 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Birmingham +1 26 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Warwickshire +21 22 £52,750 +5.50% 4
Hampshire +14 22 £52,500 -6.66% 3
Berkshire +40 19 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Yorkshire +26 18 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Gloucestershire -5 18 £54,500 +36.25%
Bristol +13 17 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East of England -19 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East Midlands 0 14 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hull - 12 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire - 12 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 11 £60,000 -
Bradford +5 10 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey -10 10 £46,250 -19.56%
Devon - 10 £37,500 - 1
City of London +19 9 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Hungerford 0 8 £50,000 -0.99%
Staffordshire -2 8 £73,750 +22.91%
Plymouth - 8 £37,500 -
Guildford +19 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds +15 7 £55,000 -8.33%
North East +15 7 £70,000 +37.25% 1

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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.

1 374 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (28.05%) Project Management
3 170 (22.82%) Scrum
4 164 (22.01%) Finance
5 156 (20.94%) .NET
6 130 (17.45%) Microsoft
7 127 (17.05%) Java
8 121 (16.24%) Software Delivery
9 120 (16.11%) C#
10 116 (15.57%) SDLC
11 110 (14.77%) Degree
12 104 (13.96%) PRINCE2
13 100 (13.42%) Software Engineering
14 90 (12.08%) QA
15 83 (11.14%) Line Management
16 81 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 75 (10.07%) SQL
18 67 (8.99%) SQL Server
19 63 (8.46%) JavaScript
20 60 (8.05%) MS Excel
20 60 (8.05%) Asset Management
21 58 (7.79%) Marketing
22 57 (7.65%) Coaching
23 56 (7.52%) Waterfall
24 54 (7.25%) Mentoring
25 51 (6.85%) TDD
26 50 (6.71%) Software Asset Management
26 50 (6.71%) SaaS
27 49 (6.58%) Telecoms
27 49 (6.58%) PMP

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 10 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.21%) CMS
3 5 (0.67%) SAS
4 4 (0.54%) ColdFusion
4 4 (0.54%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.27%) JBoss
6 2 (0.27%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) IIS
7 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.42%) MS Project
3 10 (1.34%) MS Office
4 4 (0.54%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Maximo
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.71%) SaaS
2 20 (2.68%) Google Play
2 20 (2.68%) iTunes
3 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.94%) HTTP
1 7 (0.94%) Internet
2 6 (0.81%) SSL
3 4 (0.54%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.27%) DSL
5 2 (0.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.13%) 2G
6 1 (0.13%) 3G
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) LTE
6 1 (0.13%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.76%) Big Data
3 21 (2.82%) MySQL
4 12 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.81%) GIS
6 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.40%) Cognos Impromptu
9 3 (0.40%) MS Access
10 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (3.89%) JIRA
2 20 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.21%) Selenium
6 7 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.54%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.40%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.40%) Calabash
10 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 164 (22.01%) Finance
2 58 (7.79%) Marketing
3 49 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.64%) Retail
5 40 (5.37%) Banking
6 26 (3.49%) Back Office
7 20 (2.68%) Music Industry
8 18 (2.42%) Games
9 17 (2.28%) Electronics
10 15 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.88%) Advertising
12 11 (1.48%) Automotive
13 9 (1.21%) Legal
14 8 (1.07%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.81%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.40%) Law
17 3 (0.40%) Military
17 3 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (20.94%) .NET
2 41 (5.50%) ASP.NET
3 36 (4.83%) XML
4 32 (4.30%) HTML
5 27 (3.62%) CSS
6 21 (2.82%) Web Services
7 19 (2.55%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.42%) XSLT
9 16 (2.15%) WCF
10 14 (1.88%) jQuery
10 14 (1.88%) Node.js
11 13 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (1.61%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.21%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.07%) HTML5
14 8 (1.07%) JSON
14 8 (1.07%) LINQ
15 7 (0.94%) Laravel
15 7 (0.94%) React
16 6 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.23%) Computer Science
2 32 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.76%) PMI
5 27 (3.62%) Virtual Team
6 15 (2.01%) iPad
6 15 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.61%) Fintech
7 12 (1.61%) Online Games
8 11 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.48%) User Experience
9 8 (1.07%) CMDB
9 8 (1.07%) Life Science
10 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.81%) EPoS
12 5 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.54%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.97%) Linux
2 22 (2.95%) Unix
3 20 (2.68%) Windows
4 10 (1.34%) Android
4 10 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.40%) AIX
5 3 (0.40%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (28.05%) Project Management
3 170 (22.82%) Scrum
4 121 (16.24%) Software Delivery
5 116 (15.57%) SDLC
6 104 (13.96%) PRINCE2
7 100 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 83 (11.14%) Line Management
9 81 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (8.05%) Asset Management
11 57 (7.65%) Coaching
12 56 (7.52%) Waterfall
13 54 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 51 (6.85%) TDD
15 50 (6.71%) Software Asset Management
16 47 (6.31%) E-Commerce
16 47 (6.31%) People Management
17 46 (6.17%) CRM
18 45 (6.04%) DevOps
19 43 (5.77%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 127 (17.05%) Java
2 120 (16.11%) C#
3 75 (10.07%) SQL
4 63 (8.46%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.30%) PHP
6 29 (3.89%) C
7 24 (3.22%) Python
8 23 (3.09%) C++
9 20 (2.68%) Scala
10 19 (2.55%) Ruby
11 17 (2.28%) Perl
11 17 (2.28%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.67%) F#
13 5 (0.67%) GLSL
13 5 (0.67%) Go
14 4 (0.54%) Clojure
14 4 (0.54%) Rust
14 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 110 (14.77%) Degree
2 49 (6.58%) PMP
3 43 (5.77%) PMI Certification
4 26 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.67%) ISEB
12 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.13%) APMP
13 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.13%) CAPM
13 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.13%) MCP
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (12.08%) QA
2 26 (3.49%) SLA
3 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) MISRA
7 2 (0.27%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 20 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.54%) Docker
3 3 (0.40%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.27%) Samba
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.21%) SCCM
2 3 (0.40%) Ansible
2 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.40%) Puppet
2 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.27%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.27%) Salt
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 130 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.03%) Oracle
3 25 (3.36%) VMware
4 23 (3.09%) Google
4 23 (3.09%) Symantec
5 21 (2.82%) Apple
6 20 (2.68%) Citrix
7 18 (2.42%) SAP
8 17 (2.28%) IBM
9 5 (0.67%) Adobe
9 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.67%) HP
9 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.54%) Avaya
10 4 (0.54%) CA
10 4 (0.54%) Computacenter
10 4 (0.54%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.54%) Tableau
11 3 (0.40%) Autodesk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Please see advert for benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 10 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Fantastic pay and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42507 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling, Kent
SearchFlow
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 11 days ago