Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 155 161
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 68 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.77% 0.82% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.84% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 21 35
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,500 £79,500
South West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bristol region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) Scrum
2 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
3 34 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (45.59%) TDD
4 31 (45.59%) Java
5 27 (39.71%) Finance
6 26 (38.24%) AngularJS
6 26 (38.24%) Functional Programming
7 25 (36.76%) Microservices
8 24 (35.29%) Kafka
8 24 (35.29%) Clojure
8 24 (35.29%) Disruptive Innovation
9 23 (33.82%) SAP
10 22 (32.35%) Electronics
10 22 (32.35%) Manufacturing
10 22 (32.35%) Marketing
11 21 (30.88%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
11 21 (30.88%) Programme Management
11 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (20.59%) Project Management
13 12 (17.65%) SDLC
14 9 (13.24%) Degree
15 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
16 7 (10.29%) .NET
16 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.29%) C#
16 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
16 7 (10.29%) People Management

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Electronics
2 22 (32.35%) Manufacturing
2 22 (32.35%) Marketing
3 21 (30.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) AngularJS
2 24 (35.29%) Kafka
3 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (4.41%) HTML5
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js
5 3 (4.41%) React
6 2 (2.94%) Java EE
7 1 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) CMDB
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) Scrum
2 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
3 34 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (45.59%) TDD
5 26 (38.24%) Functional Programming
6 25 (36.76%) Microservices
7 24 (35.29%) Disruptive Innovation
8 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (30.88%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (30.88%) Programme Management
9 14 (20.59%) Project Management
10 12 (17.65%) SDLC
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.29%) People Management
12 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.82%) ITIL
13 6 (8.82%) Software Audit
14 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
14 5 (7.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) Clojure
3 7 (10.29%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Scala
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VBScript
6 3 (4.41%) C
6 3 (4.41%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) PMP
3 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) SAP
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) CA
3 2 (2.94%) Lotus
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Snow