The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 83 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.090% 0.91% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.97% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Median salary £65,000 £72,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +42.85%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1045 1234 1312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.48% 93.41% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 684 799 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £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 Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Edinburgh region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
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