The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 83 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 25 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 0.75% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.80% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Software Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1296 1002 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.37% 94.08% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 880 951
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Wales region.

Software Manager Salary Trend in Wales

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in Wales

Software Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -3 19 £55,000 +10.00%
Mid Wales - 1 £34,000 -
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) .NET
4 11 (25.00%) C++
5 10 (22.73%) Java
5 10 (22.73%) QA
6 9 (20.45%) Advertising
6 9 (20.45%) OO
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) People Management
8 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.91%) Perl
8 7 (15.91%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) C
9 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.36%) Electronics
10 5 (11.36%) Ruby
10 5 (11.36%) Ajax
10 5 (11.36%) Web 2.0
10 5 (11.36%) Firmware
10 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
10 5 (11.36%) Embedded C++
10 5 (11.36%) RFID
10 5 (11.36%) C#
10 5 (11.36%) Python
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) Linux
10 5 (11.36%) CSS

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Advertising
3 5 (11.36%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 3 (6.82%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) Velocity
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Mojolicious
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Web 2.0
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
1 5 (11.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) OO
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
3 8 (18.18%) People Management
4 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) UML
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Test Management
8 1 (2.27%) Product Management
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C++
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) Perl
3 7 (15.91%) C
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded C
4 5 (11.36%) Embedded C++
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) RPG
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) Golang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Remedy
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com