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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 160 194 124
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 43 22 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.40% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.42% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 72
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £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
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Coventry +22 17 £56,750 +3.18%
Birmingham +13 16 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Staffordshire -6 5 £47,500 -30.90% 1
Warwickshire +13 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Solihull - 1 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Scrum
2 33 (45.83%) .NET
3 25 (34.72%) Finance
4 22 (30.56%) Retail
5 20 (27.78%) Business Development
6 18 (25.00%) Java
7 17 (23.61%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (19.44%) C#
9 12 (16.67%) SQL
9 12 (16.67%) OO
10 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.28%) German Language
10 11 (15.28%) QA
11 10 (13.89%) Ajax
12 8 (11.11%) Software Deployment
12 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.72%) Project Management
13 7 (9.72%) jQuery
14 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
14 6 (8.33%) HTML
14 6 (8.33%) CSS
14 6 (8.33%) Web Services
15 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
15 5 (6.94%) MVC
16 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (4.17%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) Ajax
3 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.72%) jQuery
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (8.33%) CSS
5 6 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.78%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Scrum
3 20 (27.78%) Business Development
4 17 (23.61%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (16.67%) OO
6 8 (11.11%) Software Deployment
7 7 (9.72%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
9 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.78%) ITIL
10 2 (2.78%) Quality Management
10 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.78%) QMS
11 1 (1.39%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (1.39%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) HP
2 1 (1.39%) SAP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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