Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 178 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 22 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.57% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.74% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 23
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +14.74% -13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Software Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 November 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Finance
6 1 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC

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 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) VMware