Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 25 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 129 165
Rank change year-on-year -37 +36 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 10 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 17
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £47,750 £46,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £73,750 £56,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.56% +0.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2938 2194 3138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.25% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 1882 2666
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Cheshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Cheshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Crewe +7 6 £55,000 -24.14%
Macclesfield - 1 £55,000 -
Software Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Line Management
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Unix

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Line Management
1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (10.00%) Snow