The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 189 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 29 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 34
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5103 4728 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 95.30% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4326 3960 3943
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
Staffordshire +4 8 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Solihull +5 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Warwickshire -9 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Birmingham -20 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Walsall - 4 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £53,750 -
West Bromwich - 2 £53,750 -
Coventry -23 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 26 (43.33%) C#
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (31.67%) Java
5 14 (23.33%) Project Management
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle
6 13 (21.67%) OO
7 12 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 12 (20.00%) Sybase
7 12 (20.00%) Finance
7 12 (20.00%) Semantic Web
7 12 (20.00%) Analytics
7 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 9 (15.00%) HTML
10 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.00%) Line Management
10 9 (15.00%) Software Delivery
11 8 (13.33%) People Management
11 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.67%) Degree
12 7 (11.67%) SQL
12 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.00%) CRM
13 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
13 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (5.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (8.33%) jQuery
5 4 (6.67%) HTML5
6 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) WCF
7 2 (3.33%) WPF
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.67%) Web Services
8 1 (1.67%) Middleware
8 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) PMI
2 1 (1.67%) DTV
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) SCADA
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (23.33%) Project Management
4 13 (21.67%) OO
5 12 (20.00%) Analytics
6 9 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 9 (15.00%) Line Management
7 8 (13.33%) People Management
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.00%) CRM
9 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) MVC
10 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.67%) Coaching
11 4 (6.67%) Time Management
11 4 (6.67%) Scrum
12 3 (5.00%) Web Testing
12 3 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) HNC
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Sybase
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Pega
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