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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 179 172 153
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 47 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 42
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
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
5480 5026 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.34% 95.70% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4293 3874
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -3 26 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire -4 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Coventry - 5 £55,500 - 1
Staffordshire -12 3 - - 1
Solihull - 3 £55,000 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £47,500 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.19%) .NET
3 41 (46.07%) Scrum
4 38 (42.70%) Finance
5 22 (24.72%) Business Development
5 22 (24.72%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (23.60%) Java
7 19 (21.35%) C#
8 18 (20.22%) Project Management
8 18 (20.22%) Retail
9 16 (17.98%) PRINCE2
10 15 (16.85%) OO
11 10 (11.24%) QA
11 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.24%) SQL
12 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.11%) Degree
12 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.99%) CRM
14 7 (7.87%) HTML
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle
14 7 (7.87%) German Language
14 7 (7.87%) Software Deployment
14 7 (7.87%) Coaching
14 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.74%) Analytics
15 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
15 6 (6.74%) jQuery
15 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (2.25%) IIS
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Project
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (42.70%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) German Language
4 4 (4.49%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.19%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.87%) HTML
4 6 (6.74%) jQuery
5 4 (4.49%) Ajax
5 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.49%) CSS
5 4 (4.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.25%) WinForms
6 2 (2.25%) WPF
6 2 (2.25%) HTML5
7 1 (1.12%) Sass
7 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Semantic Web
3 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) Scrum
3 22 (24.72%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (24.72%) Business Development
4 18 (20.22%) Project Management
5 16 (17.98%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.85%) OO
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.99%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) Software Deployment
9 7 (7.87%) Coaching
10 6 (6.74%) Analytics
10 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.49%) MVC
12 4 (4.49%) Validation
12 4 (4.49%) PRINCE
12 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 5 (5.62%) C++
5 3 (3.37%) VB
5 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) HNC
3 3 (3.37%) PMP
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
4 2 (2.25%) MCSA
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Sybase
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car / car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: Relocation allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £54000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + +FE Car +Great Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago