The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 126 114
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Median salary £43,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £46,500 £45,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1787 2266 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.91% 95.53% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1751 1432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Software Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Birmingham

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Software Manager in Birmingham

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) Asset Management
1 10 (38.46%) Software Asset Management
2 9 (34.62%) Software Licensing
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) iPad
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
4 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
4 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) WCF
5 6 (23.08%) LINQ
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) SSL
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) IBM

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) DSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
1 7 (26.92%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 6 (23.08%) LINQ
2 6 (23.08%) WCF
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Asset Management
1 10 (38.46%) Software Asset Management
2 9 (34.62%) Software Licensing
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
3 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) LANDesk
2 4 (15.38%) Snow
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) VMware