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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 207 193 177
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 37 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 28
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.09% +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
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -11 10 £52,500 -
Coventry +14 8 £52,500 -
Warwickshire -8 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Shropshire - 5 £67,500 -
Staffordshire 0 3 £27,500 -47.61%
Solihull +17 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Project Management
3 21 (22.58%) .NET
4 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.43%) C#
5 19 (20.43%) CRM
5 19 (20.43%) Project Planning
5 19 (20.43%) SaaS
6 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
8 15 (16.13%) Time Management
9 13 (13.98%) Finance
10 12 (12.90%) OO
10 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
10 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
11 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
12 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (10.75%) Test Planning
12 10 (10.75%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (10.75%) ISTQB
12 10 (10.75%) Marketing
12 10 (10.75%) Test Management
12 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.75%) Resource Management
12 10 (10.75%) SQL
12 10 (10.75%) ISEB
12 10 (10.75%) Scrum
13 9 (9.68%) Oracle
14 8 (8.60%) HTML
14 8 (8.60%) Java

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:

Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Automotive
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.38%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) CSS3
5 3 (3.23%) HTML5
5 3 (3.23%) XML
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.15%) JSON
6 2 (2.15%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Android
1 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Project Management
3 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (20.43%) CRM
4 19 (20.43%) Project Planning
5 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 15 (16.13%) Time Management
7 12 (12.90%) OO
7 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
9 10 (10.75%) Resource Management
9 10 (10.75%) Scrum
9 10 (10.75%) Test Management
9 10 (10.75%) Test Planning
9 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.60%) ITIL
11 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) C#
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 8 (8.60%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.38%) VBA
6 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) ISEB
1 10 (10.75%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.38%) Sybase
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
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