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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 535 538 603
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 434 491 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 369 404 375
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,025
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 392 £60,000 +9.09% 45
London -2 109 £71,250 +9.61% 10
South East +17 72 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South West +28 41 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Yorkshire -6 40 £57,250 +14.50% 6
North West +29 39 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands +29 37 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +13 35 £57,500 +4.54% 5
West Midlands -10 33 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Berkshire +29 31 £60,750 +5.65% 1
Scotland +10 27 £52,000 -7.96% 5
Manchester +23 24 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Leeds -9 22 £57,500 +4.54% 4
City of London +52 20 £77,500 +10.71% 2
Bristol +18 17 £65,000 +10.16% 2
East of England -9 17 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Leicestershire +18 16 £43,750 -2.77%
Hampshire +13 16 £47,500 +28.37% 4
Nottingham +7 14 £50,000 +5.82% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £50,000 +5.82% 1
West Sussex +3 14 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Glasgow 0 14 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Newbury +19 13 £70,000 -
Crawley -2 13 £65,000 +73.33%
Devon +11 12 £67,500 +28.57%
Wales +10 12 £65,000 +30.00%
South Wales +6 12 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheshire +31 11 £63,000 +19.43% 1
Exeter 0 10 £68,750 +30.95%
Edinburgh -1 10 £62,500 +25.00% 4

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 573 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (29.13%) Project Management
3 240 (24.19%) .NET
4 216 (21.77%) Java
5 213 (21.47%) C#
6 210 (21.17%) Scrum
7 194 (19.56%) Finance
8 166 (16.73%) Software Engineering
9 159 (16.03%) Microsoft
10 155 (15.63%) SDLC
11 143 (14.42%) SQL Server
12 140 (14.11%) QA
12 140 (14.11%) Mentoring
13 135 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 120 (12.10%) PRINCE2
15 118 (11.90%) Line Management
16 115 (11.59%) SQL
17 113 (11.39%) Degree
18 111 (11.19%) JavaScript
19 95 (9.58%) Linux
19 95 (9.58%) Software Delivery
20 89 (8.97%) TDD
21 86 (8.67%) C++
22 83 (8.37%) MS Excel
23 82 (8.27%) Waterfall
24 72 (7.26%) MVC
25 70 (7.06%) Coaching
26 67 (6.75%) Marketing
26 67 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
26 67 (6.75%) ITIL

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 21 (2.12%) Node.js
2 16 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.11%) Apache
3 11 (1.11%) IIS
4 10 (1.01%) CMS
4 10 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.40%) Confluence
7 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.20%) Documentum
9 2 (0.20%) FileNet
10 1 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 83 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.14%) MS Project
3 10 (1.01%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.10%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.95%) SaaS
2 35 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.91%) IaaS
6 6 (0.60%) PaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Office 365
7 3 (0.30%) Trello
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.15%) Internet
2 11 (1.11%) HTTP
3 8 (0.81%) Skype
4 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.20%) Modbus
7 2 (0.20%) Network Security
7 2 (0.20%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.10%) Broadband
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.10%) NFC
8 1 (0.10%) SMS
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.84%) MySQL
3 38 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 17 (1.71%) Big Data
5 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.91%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.40%) Redis
11 3 (0.30%) BigTable
11 3 (0.30%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (3.13%) JIRA
4 24 (2.42%) NUnit
5 11 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (0.81%) JUnit
7 8 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.71%) AccuRev
9 5 (0.50%) Maven
9 5 (0.50%) Selenium
9 5 (0.50%) Subversion
10 4 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.40%) NetBeans
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.30%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.30%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.20%) Gradle
12 2 (0.20%) Robotium
General
1 194 (19.56%) Finance
2 67 (6.75%) Marketing
3 65 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 51 (5.14%) Retail
5 30 (3.02%) Banking
6 23 (2.32%) Electronics
6 23 (2.32%) Games
6 23 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.02%) Back Office
8 16 (1.61%) Advertising
9 13 (1.31%) Online Betting
10 9 (0.91%) Publishing
11 8 (0.81%) French Language
11 8 (0.81%) Law
11 8 (0.81%) Legal
12 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.60%) German Language
14 5 (0.50%) Front Office
14 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (24.19%) .NET
2 66 (6.65%) HTML
3 61 (6.15%) CSS
4 57 (5.75%) Web Services
5 53 (5.34%) ASP.NET
6 40 (4.03%) J2EE
7 37 (3.73%) WCF
7 37 (3.73%) WPF
7 37 (3.73%) XML
8 26 (2.62%) REST
9 25 (2.52%) SOAP
10 24 (2.42%) .NET Framework
11 22 (2.22%) Spring
12 21 (2.12%) AngularJS
13 18 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (1.61%) HTML5
14 16 (1.61%) jQuery
15 12 (1.21%) CSS3
16 11 (1.11%) Ajax
16 11 (1.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.65%) Computer Science
2 52 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.32%) Digital Media
5 23 (2.32%) iPad
6 22 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.61%) CMDB
9 13 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.01%) Fintech
11 10 (1.01%) User Experience
12 9 (0.91%) Data Extraction
12 9 (0.91%) Online Games
13 6 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.60%) PMI
14 5 (0.50%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (9.58%) Linux
2 52 (5.24%) Windows
3 36 (3.63%) Unix
4 17 (1.71%) Android
5 15 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.40%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (29.13%) Project Management
3 210 (21.17%) Scrum
4 166 (16.73%) Software Engineering
5 155 (15.63%) SDLC
6 140 (14.11%) Mentoring
7 135 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 120 (12.10%) PRINCE2
9 118 (11.90%) Line Management
10 95 (9.58%) Software Delivery
11 89 (8.97%) TDD
12 82 (8.27%) Waterfall
13 72 (7.26%) MVC
14 70 (7.06%) Coaching
15 67 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (6.75%) ITIL
16 61 (6.15%) E-Commerce
17 56 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (5.44%) OO
19 50 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 216 (21.77%) Java
2 213 (21.47%) C#
3 115 (11.59%) SQL
4 111 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 86 (8.67%) C++
6 50 (5.04%) PHP
7 46 (4.64%) C
8 33 (3.33%) Python
9 28 (2.82%) Perl
10 26 (2.62%) Ruby
11 25 (2.52%) Scala
12 14 (1.41%) VB
13 10 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.81%) Embedded C
15 8 (0.81%) VB6
16 6 (0.60%) Go
17 5 (0.50%) Erlang
17 5 (0.50%) Haskell
17 5 (0.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 113 (11.39%) Degree
2 35 (3.53%) PMI Certification
3 29 (2.92%) PMP
4 23 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.92%) ISEB
6 18 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.40%) MCP
13 3 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (14.11%) QA
2 13 (1.31%) ISO19770
3 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.71%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) SLA
7 1 (0.10%) HL7
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.10%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.10%) MISRA
7 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (0.91%) Firmware
1 9 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.81%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) Puppet
4 3 (0.30%) Graphite
4 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 159 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.25%) Oracle
3 30 (3.02%) IBM
3 30 (3.02%) SAP
4 23 (2.32%) VMware
5 19 (1.92%) HP
6 16 (1.61%) Adobe
6 16 (1.61%) CA
7 13 (1.31%) Remedy
8 9 (0.91%) Informatica
8 9 (0.91%) Talend
8 9 (0.91%) Twitter
9 8 (0.81%) Autodesk
9 8 (0.81%) Citrix
9 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.71%) Symantec
11 6 (0.60%) Cisco
12 5 (0.50%) BMC
12 5 (0.50%) Sitecore
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum bonuses + 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + Impressive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + sign on bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £55-65,000 + 15-20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-60,000 + 15-20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-60,000 + 15-20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago