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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 181 183 158
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 37 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.52% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.54% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 48
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 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £67,500 £65,000
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
5346 5166 4648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.50% 95.09% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4398 3964
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 22 September 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 September 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 +10 23 £55,000 - 3
Coventry - 5 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire -12 3 - - 3
Shropshire - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +2 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) Scrum
3 39 (46.99%) .NET
4 35 (42.17%) Finance
5 25 (30.12%) Capacity Planning
5 25 (30.12%) Business Development
6 22 (26.51%) Retail
6 22 (26.51%) Java
7 13 (15.66%) C#
7 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
7 13 (15.66%) OO
8 12 (14.46%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) SQL
10 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.84%) German Language
10 9 (10.84%) QA
11 8 (9.64%) Software Deployment
11 8 (9.64%) Coaching
12 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.23%) Ajax
13 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
13 6 (7.23%) CSS
13 6 (7.23%) Web Services
13 6 (7.23%) HTML
13 6 (7.23%) jQuery
14 5 (6.02%) Degree
15 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (4.82%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (3.61%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
General
1 35 (42.17%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Retail
3 9 (10.84%) German Language
4 4 (4.82%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) Ajax
3 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
3 6 (7.23%) jQuery
4 2 (2.41%) WinForms
4 2 (2.41%) WPF
5 1 (1.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) Scrum
3 25 (30.12%) Capacity Planning
3 25 (30.12%) Business Development
4 13 (15.66%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.66%) OO
5 12 (14.46%) Project Management
6 8 (9.64%) Software Deployment
6 8 (9.64%) Coaching
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.61%) Software Licensing
8 3 (3.61%) RUP
8 3 (3.61%) CRM
8 3 (3.61%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 13 (15.66%) C#
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) C++
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) PMP
3 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Sybase
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £54000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + +Car + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago