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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 173 180 161
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 59 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.62% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 32
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Coventry +4 17 £50,000 +6.72%
Warwickshire -8 17 £60,000 - 3
Birmingham -5 11 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Solihull - 10 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire -1 2 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) Project Management
3 25 (24.75%) .NET
4 23 (22.77%) C#
5 22 (21.78%) SaaS
6 20 (19.80%) Project Planning
7 18 (17.82%) SQL
7 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
7 18 (17.82%) CRM
7 18 (17.82%) Time Management
8 17 (16.83%) OO
8 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (15.84%) Finance
10 11 (10.89%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
10 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.90%) Software Testing
12 9 (8.91%) Resource Management
12 9 (8.91%) ITIL
12 9 (8.91%) HTML
12 9 (8.91%) Oracle
12 9 (8.91%) Test Strategy
12 9 (8.91%) SDLC
13 8 (7.92%) Test Planning
13 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (7.92%) Java
13 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
13 8 (7.92%) OOP
13 8 (7.92%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project
2 2 (1.98%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Hudson
1 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) NUnit
2 1 (0.99%) Selenium
2 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.75%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) HTML
3 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.98%) HTML5
5 2 (1.98%) XML
6 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.99%) CSS3
6 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.99%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) Project Management
3 20 (19.80%) Project Planning
4 18 (17.82%) CRM
4 18 (17.82%) Time Management
5 17 (16.83%) OO
5 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.89%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.89%) Scrum
6 11 (10.89%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.90%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.91%) ITIL
8 9 (8.91%) Resource Management
8 9 (8.91%) SDLC
8 9 (8.91%) Test Strategy
9 8 (7.92%) OOP
9 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.92%) Test Management
9 8 (7.92%) Test Planning
9 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) C#
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 8 (7.92%) Java
4 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.94%) VBA
6 2 (1.98%) C
6 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) ISEB
1 8 (7.92%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Sybase
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) Ariba
5 1 (0.99%) BT
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
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