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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 174 183 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 37 27 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.49% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.52% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 68
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 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 27 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 +6 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Coventry +9 9 £56,750 +3.18% 1
Staffordshire -9 3 - -
Warwickshire +7 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 27 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 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (51.35%) Scrum
3 35 (47.30%) .NET
4 31 (41.89%) Finance
5 23 (31.08%) Business Development
6 22 (29.73%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (28.38%) Retail
8 19 (25.68%) Java
9 11 (14.86%) C#
9 11 (14.86%) OO
10 10 (13.51%) SQL
10 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.16%) Project Management
11 9 (12.16%) German Language
11 9 (12.16%) QA
12 8 (10.81%) Software Deployment
12 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.11%) CSS
14 6 (8.11%) Web Services
14 6 (8.11%) HTML
14 6 (8.11%) jQuery
14 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
14 6 (8.11%) Ajax
15 4 (5.41%) Degree
15 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (5.41%) Games
16 3 (4.05%) Oracle
16 3 (4.05%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Retail
3 9 (12.16%) German Language
4 4 (5.41%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.11%) CSS
3 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 6 (8.11%) Ajax
3 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) WCF
4 1 (1.35%) WPF
4 1 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
1 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (51.35%) Scrum
3 23 (31.08%) Business Development
4 22 (29.73%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (14.86%) OO
6 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.16%) Project Management
8 8 (10.81%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.05%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
11 2 (2.70%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.70%) QMS
11 2 (2.70%) ITIL
11 2 (2.70%) RUP
11 2 (2.70%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Sybase
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago