Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 146 129
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 21 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.69% 0.044% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.045% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 23
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £58,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £66,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.09% -0.91% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2952 2224 2771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.42% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2258 1851 2398
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Cambridge

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Cambridge

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridge region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) REST
7 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
7 5 (23.81%) Robotics
7 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Coaching
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Vision
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
7 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) System Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Docker

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 6 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Robotics
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Vision
5 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
5 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
6 4 (19.05%) System Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft