The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
UK / England
Rank 515 495 491
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 338 516 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 288 434 416
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
South East +67 99 £50,000 -9.09% 14
London +2 84 £70,000 +7.69% 11
South West +35 49 £50,000 -16.66% 10
West Midlands +25 36 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West -42 28 £60,000 - 3
East of England +15 25 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Yorkshire +3 14 £57,500 +15.00% 4
East Midlands -49 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 389 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (30.58%) Project Management
3 174 (24.40%) .NET
4 157 (22.02%) Finance
5 145 (20.34%) Scrum
6 144 (20.20%) SDLC
7 138 (19.35%) C#
8 136 (19.07%) Java
9 123 (17.25%) Software Delivery
10 114 (15.99%) Microsoft
11 102 (14.31%) PRINCE2
12 98 (13.74%) SQL
12 98 (13.74%) Software Engineering
13 97 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 95 (13.32%) Line Management
15 93 (13.04%) Degree
16 89 (12.48%) QA
17 81 (11.36%) Waterfall
18 80 (11.22%) SQL Server
19 71 (9.96%) JavaScript
20 66 (9.26%) MS Excel
21 54 (7.57%) People Management
22 51 (7.15%) TDD
23 48 (6.73%) Telecoms
24 44 (6.17%) Asset Management
24 44 (6.17%) CRM
24 44 (6.17%) HTML
24 44 (6.17%) Coaching
25 43 (6.03%) Banking
26 42 (5.89%) ASP.NET

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.68%) SAS
3 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.70%) Apache
4 5 (0.70%) CMS
5 4 (0.56%) ColdFusion
5 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
6 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.28%) Confluence
7 2 (0.28%) Mule
7 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 66 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.96%) MS Office
3 12 (1.68%) MS Project
3 12 (1.68%) SPSS
4 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.47%) SaaS
2 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.56%) Google Play
4 4 (0.56%) iTunes
4 4 (0.56%) PaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.28%) GitHub
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.38%) Internet
2 9 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.12%) ATM
4 7 (0.98%) HTTP
5 6 (0.84%) SSL
6 3 (0.42%) LAN
6 3 (0.42%) WAN
7 2 (0.28%) DSL
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) Skype
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.14%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.79%) Big Data
3 24 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.23%) MySQL
5 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.96%) GIS
8 12 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.68%) QlikView
9 8 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.98%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.42%) Cognos Impromptu
13 3 (0.42%) Redis
14 2 (0.28%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.28%) Riak
14 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (2.95%) JIRA
2 21 (2.95%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.98%) Selenium
4 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.28%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.28%) GitLab
6 2 (0.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.28%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) Hamcrest
7 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.14%) jMock
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) TestNG
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 157 (22.02%) Finance
2 48 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.03%) Banking
4 38 (5.33%) Marketing
5 35 (4.91%) Games
5 35 (4.91%) Retail
6 16 (2.24%) Advertising
6 16 (2.24%) Legal
6 16 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.82%) Online Betting
8 11 (1.54%) Electronics
9 9 (1.26%) Law
10 8 (1.12%) Automotive
10 8 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Back Office
12 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (24.40%) .NET
2 44 (6.17%) HTML
3 42 (5.89%) ASP.NET
4 34 (4.77%) XML
5 28 (3.93%) CSS
6 19 (2.66%) Node.js
6 19 (2.66%) Web Services
7 18 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.96%) jQuery
9 14 (1.96%) XSLT
10 12 (1.68%) JSON
11 10 (1.40%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.40%) Spring
12 9 (1.26%) HTML5
12 9 (1.26%) J2EE
12 9 (1.26%) REST
13 8 (1.12%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.12%) LINQ
13 8 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.65%) iPad
3 24 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.37%) PMI
4 20 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.52%) Online Games
6 17 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.82%) User Experience
8 10 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.26%) Fintech
10 8 (1.12%) EFT
11 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.70%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.42%) CMDB
15 3 (0.42%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.63%) Linux
2 23 (3.23%) Windows
3 20 (2.81%) Unix
4 8 (1.12%) Android
4 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) AIX
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (54.56%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (30.58%) Project Management
3 145 (20.34%) Scrum
4 144 (20.20%) SDLC
5 123 (17.25%) Software Delivery
6 102 (14.31%) PRINCE2
7 98 (13.74%) Software Engineering
8 97 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (13.32%) Line Management
10 81 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 54 (7.57%) People Management
12 51 (7.15%) TDD
13 44 (6.17%) Asset Management
13 44 (6.17%) Coaching
13 44 (6.17%) CRM
14 42 (5.89%) DevOps
15 41 (5.75%) Programme Management
16 40 (5.61%) ITIL
17 39 (5.47%) Mentoring
18 36 (5.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 138 (19.35%) C#
2 136 (19.07%) Java
3 98 (13.74%) SQL
4 71 (9.96%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.49%) PHP
6 31 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 25 (3.51%) Scala
8 23 (3.23%) Python
9 22 (3.09%) C++
10 21 (2.95%) C
11 17 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.82%) Ruby
13 10 (1.40%) Perl
14 6 (0.84%) VB
15 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.56%) VB6
17 2 (0.28%) Go
17 2 (0.28%) J#
17 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (13.04%) Degree
2 38 (5.33%) PMP
3 36 (5.05%) PMI Certification
4 29 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.42%) APMG
11 3 (0.42%) ISEB
12 2 (0.28%) APMP
12 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.14%) CAPM
13 1 (0.14%) MBA
13 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (12.48%) QA
2 22 (3.09%) SLA
3 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.42%) PMO
7 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.28%) EMIR
7 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) SDET
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (0.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Samba
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.98%) SCCM
2 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.28%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) Salt
4 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 114 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.23%) SAP
3 22 (3.09%) Oracle
4 17 (2.38%) Snow
5 12 (1.68%) Tableau
6 10 (1.40%) IBM
7 8 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 7 (0.98%) VMware
9 5 (0.70%) Autodesk
9 5 (0.70%) Google
10 4 (0.56%) Adobe
10 4 (0.56%) Apple
10 4 (0.56%) LANDesk
10 4 (0.56%) Symantec
11 3 (0.42%) CA
11 3 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.42%) Citrix
11 3 (0.42%) HP
11 3 (0.42%) Sage
12 2 (0.28%) MuleSoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50k (neg) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben/market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + bonus + share ownership sche
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago