The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.64% - 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% - 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £62,500 - £49,000
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 Bolton. 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
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 114 70 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.44% 97.22% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 101 55 144
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Bolton

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Bolton

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bolton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL