Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Software Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 131 146
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 14 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £49,375 £53,750 £49,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,533 2,102 2,679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.38% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,603 1,414 1,730
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,487
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Edinburgh

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
4 5 (35.71%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (28.57%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Games
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (35.71%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java