Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 598 558
Rank change year-on-year +22 -40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 698 692 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 599 616 882
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,563 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +2.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 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
London +33 219 £77,500 +24.00% 12
South East +43 143 £55,000 +4.76% 7
North of England -32 99 £57,500 +4.55% 11
South West +41 92 £60,000 +18.23% 7
Midlands -4 82 £55,000 - 7
East of England +57 62 £60,000 +10.09% 6
West Midlands -3 61 £55,000 - 4
Yorkshire 0 48 £57,500 -0.86% 4
North West -16 45 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East Midlands +13 21 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North East +11 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Software Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 459 (65.76%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (32.52%) Scrum
3 211 (30.23%) .NET
4 206 (29.51%) Java
5 188 (26.93%) Software Engineering
6 185 (26.50%) Project Management
7 157 (22.49%) C#
8 146 (20.92%) SDLC
9 139 (19.91%) JavaScript
9 139 (19.91%) Finance
10 137 (19.63%) TDD
11 120 (17.19%) Software Delivery
12 111 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (15.47%) E-Commerce
14 106 (15.19%) SQL Server
15 104 (14.90%) Microsoft
16 100 (14.33%) QA
17 84 (12.03%) Degree
18 82 (11.75%) ASP.NET
18 82 (11.75%) Line Management
19 80 (11.46%) Coaching
20 79 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
21 75 (10.74%) Mentoring
22 72 (10.32%) AngularJS
23 71 (10.17%) BDD
23 71 (10.17%) PRINCE2
24 64 (9.17%) HTML
25 62 (8.88%) MVC
25 62 (8.88%) Retail
26 61 (8.74%) Node.js

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (3.72%) Apache
2 18 (2.58%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.58%) CMS
3 17 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.58%) nginx
7 10 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.15%) IIS
9 6 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.86%) Confluence
10 5 (0.72%) SAS
11 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.57%) SPSS
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.29%) Primavera
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.16%) SaaS
3 37 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.86%) GitHub
5 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.72%) Office 365
7 4 (0.57%) IaaS
7 4 (0.57%) Trello
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.58%) HTTP
2 4 (0.57%) SMS
2 4 (0.57%) Wireless
3 3 (0.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
4 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.15%) Big Data
3 21 (3.01%) MySQL
4 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 12 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.29%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.00%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.00%) Text Mining
10 5 (0.72%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.72%) QlikView
10 5 (0.72%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.57%) GIS
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (6.30%) JIRA
2 17 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.15%) gulp
6 6 (0.86%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.86%) webpack
7 4 (0.57%) Redmine
7 4 (0.57%) Selenium
8 3 (0.43%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.43%) Hudson
8 3 (0.43%) NUnit
8 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.29%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.29%) GoCD
9 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.14%) MSTest
General
1 139 (19.91%) Finance
2 62 (8.88%) Retail
3 52 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 48 (6.88%) Marketing
5 37 (5.30%) Manufacturing
6 32 (4.58%) Games
7 29 (4.15%) Electronics
8 25 (3.58%) Online Betting
9 23 (3.30%) Banking
10 11 (1.58%) Legal
11 10 (1.43%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.00%) Advertising
12 7 (1.00%) Automotive
13 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.57%) Back Office
14 4 (0.57%) Law
14 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.43%) Front Office
15 3 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (30.23%) .NET
2 82 (11.75%) ASP.NET
3 72 (10.32%) AngularJS
4 64 (9.17%) HTML
5 61 (8.74%) Node.js
6 59 (8.45%) React
7 48 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (5.87%) .NET Framework
8 41 (5.87%) Kafka
9 39 (5.59%) Web Services
10 34 (4.87%) HTML5
11 32 (4.58%) jQuery
12 31 (4.44%) CSS
13 29 (4.15%) REST
14 25 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.44%) Java EE
16 22 (3.15%) XML
17 20 (2.87%) Velocity
18 14 (2.01%) WCF
19 12 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.30%) User Experience
5 21 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.15%) Online Games
7 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.72%) iPad
9 10 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.00%) Fintech
11 5 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.72%) PMI
11 5 (0.72%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.72%) Robotics
12 4 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.57%) Life Science
12 4 (0.57%) Verilog
12 4 (0.57%) VHDL
12 4 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.44%) Windows
2 29 (4.15%) Linux
3 18 (2.58%) Android
4 11 (1.58%) Unix
5 10 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.86%) Solaris
7 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) MVS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (65.76%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (32.52%) Scrum
3 188 (26.93%) Software Engineering
4 185 (26.50%) Project Management
5 146 (20.92%) SDLC
6 137 (19.63%) TDD
7 120 (17.19%) Software Delivery
8 111 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (15.47%) E-Commerce
10 82 (11.75%) Line Management
11 80 (11.46%) Coaching
12 79 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 75 (10.74%) Mentoring
14 71 (10.17%) BDD
14 71 (10.17%) PRINCE2
15 62 (8.88%) MVC
16 58 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 56 (8.02%) Microservices
18 55 (7.88%) DevOps
19 53 (7.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 206 (29.51%) Java
2 157 (22.49%) C#
3 139 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 60 (8.60%) SQL
5 45 (6.45%) Python
6 42 (6.02%) Scala
7 38 (5.44%) C++
8 30 (4.30%) Ruby
9 28 (4.01%) Clojure
10 25 (3.58%) C
11 24 (3.44%) PHP
12 13 (1.86%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.15%) Perl
15 6 (0.86%) Embedded C
15 6 (0.86%) Embedded C++
15 6 (0.86%) ES6
16 5 (0.72%) Go
16 5 (0.72%) VBScript
17 4 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (12.03%) Degree
2 23 (3.30%) PMP
3 18 (2.58%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.15%) APMG
8 7 (1.00%) PhD
8 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) CAPM
12 1 (0.14%) CIPD
12 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) HNC
12 1 (0.14%) HND
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (14.33%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) PMO
3 4 (0.57%) Def Stans
3 4 (0.57%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.57%) IEC 61508
3 4 (0.57%) ISO 26262
3 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.29%) HL7
5 2 (0.29%) TickIT
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (4.15%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.15%) Mesos
2 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.14%) FlexNet
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 104 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.16%) SAP
3 39 (5.59%) Oracle
4 14 (2.01%) hybris
5 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.15%) Google
7 7 (1.00%) Tableau
8 6 (0.86%) Apple
8 6 (0.86%) Facebook
8 6 (0.86%) IBM
8 6 (0.86%) Intel
9 5 (0.72%) Adobe
10 4 (0.57%) Capita
10 4 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.43%) ATG
11 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.43%) Citrix
11 3 (0.43%) HP
11 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.43%) VMware