The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / East of England
Rank 220 239 226
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 24 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 33
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5773 7009 7146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.32% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5659 5735
Median salary £45,000 £43,641 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.11% +2.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +28 16 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Suffolk - 2 £50,000 -
Norfolk -12 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 19 (48.72%) .NET
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) Degree
5 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) Python
6 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.77%) Programme Management
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (30.77%) SAP
7 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.21%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (28.21%) SPSS
8 11 (28.21%) GIS
8 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
8 11 (28.21%) ETL
8 11 (28.21%) SAS
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (28.21%) Resource Management
8 11 (28.21%) QlikView
8 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
8 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
8 11 (28.21%) Tableau
8 11 (28.21%) Big Data

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (28.21%) SAS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) SPSS
2 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS Office
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (28.21%) Big Data
3 11 (28.21%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (28.21%) GIS
3 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
3 11 (28.21%) QlikView
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) CAML
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) LIMS
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (30.77%) Programme Management
5 11 (28.21%) Analytics
5 11 (28.21%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 11 (28.21%) Data Analytics
5 11 (28.21%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (28.21%) ETL
5 11 (28.21%) Resource Management
5 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
6 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.69%) Line Management
9 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.69%) Product Management
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) C++
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) R
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 11 (28.21%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Snow
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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