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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 167 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 45 57 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.02% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 27
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
4603 5595 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.36% 96.42% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4640 4170
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 February 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 February 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 +39 23 £45,000 -25.00%
Coventry +7 9 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Worcestershire - 5 £55,000 - 3
Birmingham +10 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Staffordshire +7 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Solihull -14 1 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (23.96%) Project Management
2 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 21 (21.88%) Asset Management
2 21 (21.88%) QA
3 20 (20.83%) Software Asset Management
4 19 (19.79%) C#
5 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.58%) Service Management
7 12 (12.50%) Software Licensing
7 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.50%) Finance
8 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.46%) VB.NET
8 11 (11.46%) Time Management
9 10 (10.42%) iPad
9 10 (10.42%) Line Management
9 10 (10.42%) ITSM
10 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.33%) SDLC
11 8 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 8 (8.33%) jQuery
11 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 8 (8.33%) MVC
11 8 (8.33%) Legal
11 8 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 7 (7.29%) Scrum
12 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (4.17%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.04%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) DSL
4 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Legal
3 3 (3.13%) Law
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.33%) jQuery
4 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 6 (6.25%) LINQ
5 6 (6.25%) WCF
5 6 (6.25%) Web Services
5 6 (6.25%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) HTML
7 2 (2.08%) CSS
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.04%) CSS3
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) iPad
2 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Online Games
5 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Android
2 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Project Management
2 21 (21.88%) Asset Management
3 20 (20.83%) Software Asset Management
4 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.58%) Service Management
6 12 (12.50%) Software Licensing
7 11 (11.46%) Time Management
8 10 (10.42%) ITSM
8 10 (10.42%) Line Management
9 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.33%) MVC
10 8 (8.33%) SDLC
10 8 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 7 (7.29%) Scrum
11 7 (7.29%) Software Delivery
11 7 (7.29%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) C#
2 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.58%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
6 3 (3.13%) VB
6 3 (3.13%) VB6
7 2 (2.08%) C
7 2 (2.08%) Java
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) APMP
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.17%) SLA
4 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.04%) COBIT
5 1 (1.04%) MISRA
5 1 (1.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) IBM
3 5 (5.21%) Citrix
3 5 (5.21%) Symantec
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 4 (4.17%) LANDesk
4 4 (4.17%) Snow
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension, gym, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago