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The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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

Software Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 210 241
Rank change year-on-year +20 +31 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 97 30 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 0.60% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 92 28 13
10th Percentile £68,875 £71,250 £67,250
25th Percentile £82,500 £81,000 £76,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.03%
75th Percentile £107,500 £117,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £119,000 £113,500
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £95,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,925 4,660 6,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 92.88% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,516 4,150 5,703
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.70% +3.85%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Software Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the City of London

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for Software Manager in the City of London

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the City of London

Software Manager
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 3 £70,000 -
Software Manager
Central London

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Software Manager job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 61 (62.89%) Software Engineering
2 49 (50.52%) Agile
3 35 (36.08%) Finance
4 29 (29.90%) Java
5 28 (28.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (22.68%) Azure
8 21 (21.65%) AWS
9 20 (20.62%) People Management
10 18 (18.56%) Technical Analysis
10 18 (18.56%) Use Case
10 18 (18.56%) QA
10 18 (18.56%) Thought Leadership
11 17 (17.53%) Electronics
12 15 (15.46%) Degree
12 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.46%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (14.43%) Fintech
14 13 (13.40%) SDLC
14 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
14 13 (13.40%) Visualisation
14 13 (13.40%) Software Architecture
14 13 (13.40%) JIRA
14 13 (13.40%) Cadence
14 13 (13.40%) Workflow
14 13 (13.40%) IBM
15 12 (12.37%) Kotlin
16 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.31%) Python
16 10 (10.31%) Asset Management

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) Azure
2 21 (21.65%) AWS
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (4.12%) Fastly
4 4 (4.12%) GCP
5 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Selenium
2 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Electronics
3 8 (8.25%) Social Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 5 (5.15%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.15%) Tech for Good
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) React
2 7 (7.22%) Node.js
3 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 6 (6.19%) Spring
3 6 (6.19%) Spring Boot
4 5 (5.15%) Kafka
5 4 (4.12%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.06%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.06%) React Native
7 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.03%) LINQ
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Blockchain
1 4 (4.12%) Blog
1 4 (4.12%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Android
1 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.89%) Software Engineering
2 49 (50.52%) Agile
3 28 (28.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (20.62%) People Management
6 18 (18.56%) Technical Analysis
6 18 (18.56%) Thought Leadership
6 18 (18.56%) Use Case
7 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
8 14 (14.43%) Fintech
9 13 (13.40%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.40%) SDLC
9 13 (13.40%) Software Architecture
9 13 (13.40%) Visualisation
9 13 (13.40%) Workflow
10 10 (10.31%) Asset Management
11 9 (9.28%) ITIL
11 9 (9.28%) Service Management
11 9 (9.28%) Software Licensing
12 8 (8.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) Java
2 12 (12.37%) Kotlin
3 10 (10.31%) Python
4 7 (7.22%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) Ruby
5 5 (5.15%) SQL
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) Go
6 4 (4.12%) Perl
6 4 (4.12%) Scala
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) QA
2 9 (9.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Jamf Pro
1 9 (9.28%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Cadence
1 13 (13.40%) IBM
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.28%) Adobe
3 9 (9.28%) Apple
3 9 (9.28%) Citrix
3 9 (9.28%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) TOWER Software