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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 178 152 165
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 31 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 32
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £37,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
4825 4232 4507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.79% 94.42% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 3537 3931
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire -3 8 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Staffordshire +5 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Coventry -18 4 £48,100 -16.34%
Solihull - 2 £50,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (50.63%) .NET
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) C#
3 29 (36.71%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) Scrum
5 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
6 23 (29.11%) OO
7 20 (25.32%) Finance
8 19 (24.05%) Oracle
9 18 (22.78%) Analytics
10 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
10 17 (21.52%) Semantic Web
10 17 (21.52%) Sybase
10 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
10 17 (21.52%) Project Management
11 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
12 10 (12.66%) Degree
13 9 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
13 9 (11.39%) SQL
14 8 (10.13%) CRM
14 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.13%) Business Development
15 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
16 6 (7.59%) VB
16 6 (7.59%) C++
16 6 (7.59%) HTML
16 6 (7.59%) MS Project
16 6 (7.59%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.06%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Project
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
1 17 (21.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) jQuery
5 4 (5.06%) WPF
6 3 (3.80%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) CSS
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.53%) WinForms
7 2 (2.53%) WCF
7 2 (2.53%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) Sass
8 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.27%) SCADA
2 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Scrum
3 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
4 23 (29.11%) OO
5 18 (22.78%) Analytics
6 17 (21.52%) Project Management
7 15 (18.99%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (10.13%) CRM
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.13%) Business Development
10 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.59%) MVC
11 6 (7.59%) OOD
11 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) People Management
13 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
13 4 (5.06%) Validation
13 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) C#
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.59%) VB
5 6 (7.59%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) HNC
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 3 (3.80%) MCSA
3 3 (3.80%) MCP
3 3 (3.80%) PMP
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 17 (21.52%) Sybase
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago