The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 170 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 38 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.06% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.10% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 29
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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
4652 5093 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.51% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3698 4238 4283
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,625
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +28 20 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Birmingham -9 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Coventry +5 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Staffordshire +2 4 £52,500 -8.69%
Solihull -11 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 23 (28.75%) Asset Management
2 22 (27.50%) Software Asset Management
3 17 (21.25%) .NET
3 17 (21.25%) QA
4 16 (20.00%) C#
5 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) Project Management
6 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.50%) Software Licensing
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (15.00%) Service Management
7 12 (15.00%) Finance
8 11 (13.75%) SQL
9 10 (12.50%) Line Management
10 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (10.00%) ITSM
12 7 (8.75%) MVC
12 7 (8.75%) Symantec
12 7 (8.75%) Citrix
12 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
12 7 (8.75%) IBM
12 7 (8.75%) CRM
12 7 (8.75%) VMware
12 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (8.75%) Web Development
12 7 (8.75%) jQuery
12 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (8.75%) SaaS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.25%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) DSL
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Legal
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.75%) jQuery
4 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.50%) Entity Framework
4 6 (7.50%) LINQ
4 6 (7.50%) WCF
4 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 6 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
6 1 (1.25%) HTML5
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) iPad
1 7 (8.75%) Virtual Team
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Online Games
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Android
2 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Asset Management
2 22 (27.50%) Software Asset Management
3 15 (18.75%) Project Management
4 14 (17.50%) Software Licensing
5 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.00%) Service Management
6 10 (12.50%) Line Management
7 8 (10.00%) ITSM
8 7 (8.75%) CRM
8 7 (8.75%) MVC
8 7 (8.75%) Software Architecture
8 7 (8.75%) Virtual Team Management
8 7 (8.75%) Web Application Development
8 7 (8.75%) Web Development
9 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 6 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C#
2 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.75%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) C
6 2 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) APMP
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.25%) QA
2 7 (8.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (6.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) MISRA
4 1 (1.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Citrix
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
2 7 (8.75%) Symantec
2 7 (8.75%) VMware
3 4 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago