The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 133 131
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.78% +6.66%  

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 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Licensing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) API Design
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (7.69%) Software Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Sequelize
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle

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 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) Express
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Licensing
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP