Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 330 385
Rank change year-on-year +44 +55 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 40 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 36
City of London median annual salary £92,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +25.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £46,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69% +10.17%

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 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Software Manager in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (62.50%) Java
4 25 (62.50%) Coaching
5 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (60.00%) HTML
5 24 (60.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (47.50%) Node.js
7 18 (45.00%) React
8 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
9 15 (37.50%) Scrum
9 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
9 15 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (35.00%) Line Management
10 14 (35.00%) BDD
10 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (35.00%) TDD
10 14 (35.00%) .NET
11 13 (32.50%) C#
11 13 (32.50%) REST
11 13 (32.50%) User Experience
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (30.00%) Docker
12 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
12 12 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (30.00%) HTML5
12 12 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Apache
1 12 (30.00%) nginx
1 12 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (27.50%) GitHub
3 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (27.50%) Online Betting
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) Node.js
3 18 (45.00%) React
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 13 (32.50%) REST
6 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
6 12 (30.00%) HTML5
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 12 (30.00%) JSON
6 12 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (30.00%) Velocity
6 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 12 (30.00%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (27.50%) Java EE
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (32.50%) User Experience
3 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Coaching
4 24 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
7 14 (35.00%) BDD
7 14 (35.00%) Line Management
7 14 (35.00%) TDD
8 12 (30.00%) A/B Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 12 (30.00%) OO
8 12 (30.00%) Prototyping
8 12 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 12 (30.00%) SOA
8 12 (30.00%) Web Development
9 11 (27.50%) MVC
10 6 (15.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Citrix
1 1 (2.50%) hybris
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) VMware