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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 191 163 182
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 31 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.91% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 25
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £73,000
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Warwickshire -5 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Staffordshire +7 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Birmingham -17 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Solihull +12 4 £56,250 +7.14%
Wolverhampton - 3 £45,000 -
Dudley +3 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Worcestershire -5 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £46,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) .NET
3 23 (38.98%) Project Management
4 22 (37.29%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) SDLC
6 15 (25.42%) SQL
7 14 (23.73%) Scrum
7 14 (23.73%) Software Delivery
8 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.95%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) Java
9 10 (16.95%) Line Management
9 10 (16.95%) People Management
10 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
11 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.56%) Degree
12 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
12 7 (11.86%) Analytics
13 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
13 6 (10.17%) CRM
13 6 (10.17%) QA
13 6 (10.17%) Time Management
13 6 (10.17%) Software Architecture
13 6 (10.17%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) TestComplete
3 3 (5.08%) AccuRev
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) jQuery
6 4 (6.78%) JDBC
6 4 (6.78%) XML
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.39%) Ajax
8 2 (3.39%) CSS
9 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.69%) Middleware
9 1 (1.69%) WinForms
9 1 (1.69%) Web Services
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.08%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) SCADA
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) SDLC
4 14 (23.73%) Software Delivery
4 14 (23.73%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.95%) People Management
6 10 (16.95%) Line Management
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.86%) Analytics
10 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.17%) Software Architecture
10 6 (10.17%) Time Management
10 6 (10.17%) CRM
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.78%) Coaching
12 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
13 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MCTS
3 1 (1.69%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) MCAD
3 1 (1.69%) MCSD
3 1 (1.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Sybase
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Pega
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago