Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 337 303
Rank change year-on-year +51 -34 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 64 24 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.18% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.19% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 63
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.09% -0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £65,500 £64,950
England median annual salary £62,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.09% - +2.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the East of England

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in the East of England

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the East of England

Software Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire -3 24 £60,000 +10.09% 3
Hertfordshire +3 22 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Suffolk +22 7 £60,000 +14.29%
Essex +33 6 £47,500 -2.56%
Bedfordshire - 5 £59,000 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.00%) .NET
3 25 (39.06%) C#
4 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 21 (32.81%) Project Management
6 19 (29.69%) Scrum
6 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.69%) SDLC
7 16 (25.00%) Degree
8 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
9 14 (21.88%) Java
10 13 (20.31%) Web Development
11 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.75%) MVC
12 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
13 9 (14.06%) Retail
13 9 (14.06%) SQL
14 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.50%) Finance
14 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.50%) QA
14 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (12.50%) Line Management
15 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
15 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.94%) REST
15 7 (10.94%) Matrix Organization

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (6.25%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SPSS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.25%) QlikView
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) eggPlant
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.94%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.38%) jQuery
5 6 (9.38%) Node.js
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (7.81%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 5 (7.81%) WCF
7 4 (6.25%) XML
8 3 (4.69%) WinForms
8 3 (4.69%) WPF
9 1 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.56%) Velocity
9 1 (1.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.81%) Robotics
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Project Management
3 19 (29.69%) Scrum
3 19 (29.69%) SDLC
4 13 (20.31%) Web Development
5 12 (18.75%) MVC
6 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.50%) Line Management
6 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.94%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Coaching
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) SOA
9 5 (7.81%) Computer Vision
9 5 (7.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) Java
3 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) COBOL
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) HL7
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) Tableau
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle