The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 166 194 120
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 44 22 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.40% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.42% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 71
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Software Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Birmingham +21 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Coventry +17 16 £56,750 +5.58%
Staffordshire -5 5 £47,500 -29.62%
Warwickshire +9 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Solihull - 1 £52,500 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
3 33 (44.00%) .NET
4 27 (36.00%) Finance
5 23 (30.67%) Retail
6 21 (28.00%) Business Development
7 19 (25.33%) Java
8 18 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (17.33%) C#
10 12 (16.00%) SQL
11 11 (14.67%) OO
11 11 (14.67%) German Language
11 11 (14.67%) QA
12 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.67%) Project Management
14 8 (10.67%) Ajax
14 8 (10.67%) Software Deployment
15 7 (9.33%) jQuery
16 6 (8.00%) CSS
16 6 (8.00%) Web Services
16 6 (8.00%) HTML
16 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
17 4 (5.33%) Degree
17 4 (5.33%) MVC
18 3 (4.00%) Games
18 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 2 (2.67%) Agile Project Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 23 (30.67%) Retail
3 11 (14.67%) German Language
4 3 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.67%) Ajax
4 7 (9.33%) jQuery
5 6 (8.00%) CSS
5 6 (8.00%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.33%) WinForms
7 1 (1.33%) WCF
7 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
3 21 (28.00%) Business Development
4 18 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (14.67%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.67%) Project Management
6 8 (10.67%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.33%) MVC
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.67%) QMS
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.67%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.67%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL
9 2 (2.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Java
2 13 (17.33%) C#
3 12 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) SAP
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