Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.05% 0.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Bolton median annual salary £65,000 - -
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +40.00% -21.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. 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
Bolton
Permanent vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 187 274 206
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 93.84% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 165 225 194
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bolton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working

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 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft