The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 242 232
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 51 13 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.84% 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.20% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 41
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.78% +6.66%  

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 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 16 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Suffolk +13 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Essex +5 4 £47,500 +25.00%
Norfolk - 4 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +21 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 32 (42.11%) SDLC
2 31 (40.79%) Project Management
3 30 (39.47%) Degree
4 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.95%) C#
6 21 (27.63%) Java
7 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.68%) .NET
8 18 (23.68%) Finance
9 17 (22.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 14 (18.42%) C++
10 14 (18.42%) Presales
11 13 (17.11%) HL7
11 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (17.11%) Business Analysis
11 13 (17.11%) Document Management
12 12 (15.79%) SQL
12 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
12 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
13 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.47%) QA
13 11 (14.47%) Scrum
14 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (13.16%) Python
15 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.84%) SAP
15 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
15 9 (11.84%) JavaScript

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 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (10.53%) SPSS
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.53%) Big Data
3 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.53%) GIS
3 8 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.53%) QlikView
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.95%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) CA Flowdock
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.58%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) XML
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) J2EE
5 2 (2.63%) jQuery
5 2 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) CAML
6 1 (1.32%) HTML5
6 1 (1.32%) RESTful
6 1 (1.32%) WCF
6 1 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (1.32%) XSD
6 1 (1.32%) XSL
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Android
2 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) SDLC
2 31 (40.79%) Project Management
3 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Presales
5 13 (17.11%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.11%) Document Management
5 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.47%) Scrum
7 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (10.53%) ETL
10 8 (10.53%) ITIL
10 8 (10.53%) Resource Management
10 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) C#
2 21 (27.63%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) C++
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.89%) Ruby
9 5 (6.58%) C
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) HL7
2 11 (14.47%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) SAP
3 8 (10.53%) Tableau
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.32%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
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