Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £65,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Software Manager
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 187 179
Rank change year-on-year +42 -8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 31 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.01% 0.58% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.60% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £65,750 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.55% +0.92% -0.91%
10th Percentile £47,948 £46,250 £53,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £63,750 £64,150
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £61,250 £54,500
% change year-on-year -2.04% +12.39% -0.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,970 4,167 3,377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 97.29% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 3,176 2,801
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £64,500
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Cambridgeshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Cambridgeshire

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Cambridgeshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +56 25 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Peterborough - 6 £70,000 - 2
Software Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
3 17 (54.84%) Mentoring
3 17 (54.84%) Coaching
4 16 (51.61%) Scrum
5 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Confluence
8 8 (25.81%) Performance Management
8 8 (25.81%) Kanban
8 8 (25.81%) OWASP
8 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (25.81%) Line Management
8 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
8 8 (25.81%) Fintech
8 8 (25.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (25.81%) PSD2
8 8 (25.81%) Technical Debt
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) JIRA
8 8 (25.81%) Banking

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Gradle
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Games
4 5 (16.13%) Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Electronics
5 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 4 (12.90%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) React
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Django
5 1 (3.23%) Ehcache
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Fintech
2 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Coaching
2 17 (54.84%) Mentoring
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
5 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.81%) Kanban
6 8 (25.81%) Line Management
6 8 (25.81%) OWASP
6 8 (25.81%) Performance Management
6 8 (25.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 8 (25.81%) Technical Debt
7 6 (19.35%) Microservices
7 6 (19.35%) Open Source
7 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
7 6 (19.35%) Prototyping
7 6 (19.35%) Systems Thinking
7 6 (19.35%) UML
7 6 (19.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) MBA
2 3 (9.68%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) PSD2
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Packer
1 6 (19.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Terracotta