The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 95 121 115
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 36 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.99% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.79% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 9
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £50,000
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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1760 1779 1875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.13% 96.74% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1557 1574
Median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.87% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Bristol

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Bristol

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Bristol

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Project Management
3 22 (38.60%) Waterfall
4 19 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 18 (31.58%) CRM
6 17 (29.82%) SDLC
7 16 (28.07%) Change Management
7 16 (28.07%) Change Control
7 16 (28.07%) Integration Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 12 (21.05%) Finance
8 12 (21.05%) .NET
8 12 (21.05%) People Management
9 10 (17.54%) Functional Programming
9 10 (17.54%) Banking
10 9 (15.79%) Line Management
11 8 (14.04%) HTML
12 7 (12.28%) CSS
12 7 (12.28%) Scala
12 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
13 6 (10.53%) C#
13 6 (10.53%) SQL
13 6 (10.53%) Scrum
14 5 (8.77%) Games
14 5 (8.77%) Java
14 5 (8.77%) Electronics
14 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Electronics
3 5 (8.77%) Games
4 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
4 3 (5.26%) WPF
5 2 (3.51%) Java EE
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) SOAP
6 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
1 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
1 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Project Management
3 22 (38.60%) Waterfall
4 19 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 18 (31.58%) CRM
6 17 (29.82%) SDLC
7 16 (28.07%) Change Control
7 16 (28.07%) Change Management
7 16 (28.07%) Integration Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.05%) People Management
9 10 (17.54%) Functional Programming
10 9 (15.79%) Line Management
11 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
12 6 (10.53%) Scrum
13 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
14 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.02%) Software Licensing
15 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 3 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Scala
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) Clojure
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Snow
3 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
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