The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 568 545
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 331 354 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 290 313 383
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.93% +9.04%  

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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 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 June 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 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
South East +68 78 £60,000 +9.09% 11
London +7 68 £72,500 +11.53% 18
South West +18 61 £57,250 -11.92% 1
East of England +41 51 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire -18 27 £55,000 -4.34% 3
East Midlands +8 17 £52,000 +4.00% 2
North West -56 16 £65,000 +39.78% 7
West Midlands -13 13 £43,750 -15.86% 2
Software Manager
UK

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

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

1 396 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (36.47%) Project Management
3 173 (25.86%) SDLC
4 165 (24.66%) Java
5 157 (23.47%) .NET
6 146 (21.82%) Scrum
7 137 (20.48%) Software Engineering
8 121 (18.09%) C#
9 119 (17.79%) Finance
10 112 (16.74%) Degree
11 97 (14.50%) PRINCE2
12 89 (13.30%) Microsoft
13 87 (13.00%) Software Delivery
14 81 (12.11%) SQL
15 80 (11.96%) QA
16 78 (11.66%) Waterfall
17 74 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (11.06%) TDD
18 73 (10.91%) JavaScript
19 69 (10.31%) SQL Server
20 63 (9.42%) Line Management
21 54 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (7.17%) C++
23 47 (7.03%) ITIL
23 47 (7.03%) Telecoms
24 46 (6.88%) ASP.NET
25 44 (6.58%) CRM
25 44 (6.58%) Business Analysis
26 42 (6.28%) HTML
27 39 (5.83%) DevOps

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 31 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.39%) Apache
3 14 (2.09%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 10 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.35%) CMS
6 9 (1.35%) IIS
7 8 (1.20%) SAS
8 6 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
10 2 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) Jetty
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.20%) SPSS
5 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Primavera
4 2 (0.30%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.04%) SaaS
2 15 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.75%) Trello
5 4 (0.60%) IaaS
5 4 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.79%) Internet
2 8 (1.20%) ATM
3 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.60%) Wireless
5 3 (0.45%) LAN
5 3 (0.45%) WAN
6 2 (0.30%) HTTP
6 2 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.33%) Big Data
3 20 (2.99%) MySQL
4 16 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.20%) GIS
9 8 (1.20%) QlikView
9 8 (1.20%) Text Mining
10 7 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.75%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.60%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.60%) Spotfire
14 3 (0.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 30 (4.48%) JIRA
2 19 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.75%) Redmine
4 5 (0.75%) Selenium
5 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.60%) gulp
6 3 (0.45%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.45%) webpack
7 2 (0.30%) Maven
7 2 (0.30%) Subversion
7 2 (0.30%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) jMock
8 1 (0.15%) JUnit
8 1 (0.15%) NetBeans
General
1 119 (17.79%) Finance
2 47 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.48%) Retail
4 29 (4.33%) Games
4 29 (4.33%) Manufacturing
4 29 (4.33%) Marketing
5 21 (3.14%) Legal
6 20 (2.99%) Electronics
7 17 (2.54%) Banking
8 10 (1.49%) Law
9 9 (1.35%) Online Betting
10 8 (1.20%) Advertising
10 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.05%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (23.47%) .NET
2 46 (6.88%) ASP.NET
3 42 (6.28%) HTML
4 33 (4.93%) Node.js
5 26 (3.89%) AngularJS
6 25 (3.74%) Kafka
7 22 (3.29%) CSS
8 19 (2.84%) Web Services
9 15 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.09%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.09%) J2EE
10 14 (2.09%) XML
11 13 (1.94%) React
11 13 (1.94%) Spring
12 12 (1.79%) Java EE
13 11 (1.64%) Lucene
13 11 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
14 10 (1.49%) HTML5
15 8 (1.20%) REST
16 7 (1.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.44%) User Experience
4 20 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 16 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.09%) Online Games
8 13 (1.94%) iPad
9 11 (1.64%) PMI
10 8 (1.20%) EFT
10 8 (1.20%) Fintech
11 7 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.75%) Life Science
13 5 (0.75%) NHS
14 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.45%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.38%) Windows
2 33 (4.93%) Linux
3 19 (2.84%) Unix
4 8 (1.20%) Android
4 8 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.45%) Solaris
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (36.47%) Project Management
3 173 (25.86%) SDLC
4 146 (21.82%) Scrum
5 137 (20.48%) Software Engineering
6 97 (14.50%) PRINCE2
7 87 (13.00%) Software Delivery
8 78 (11.66%) Waterfall
9 74 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (11.06%) TDD
10 63 (9.42%) Line Management
11 54 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (7.03%) ITIL
13 44 (6.58%) Business Analysis
13 44 (6.58%) CRM
14 39 (5.83%) DevOps
15 37 (5.53%) People Management
16 35 (5.23%) Change Management
16 35 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 34 (5.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.66%) Java
2 121 (18.09%) C#
3 81 (12.11%) SQL
4 73 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 48 (7.17%) C++
6 33 (4.93%) Python
6 33 (4.93%) Scala
7 31 (4.63%) C
8 28 (4.19%) VB.NET
9 24 (3.59%) PHP
9 24 (3.59%) Ruby
10 17 (2.54%) Clojure
11 11 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.20%) VB
13 7 (1.05%) Perl
13 7 (1.05%) VBScript
14 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.75%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.60%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 112 (16.74%) Degree
2 31 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.33%) PMP
3 29 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.04%) PMI Certification
5 20 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.20%) PhD
8 6 (0.90%) APMG
9 4 (0.60%) APMP
9 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.30%) ISEB
11 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) CIPD
12 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.96%) QA
2 15 (2.24%) HL7
2 15 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.90%) SLA
5 4 (0.60%) PMO
5 4 (0.60%) TickIT
6 3 (0.45%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.45%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.30%) EMIR
7 2 (0.30%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (1.35%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Firmware
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.60%) Mesos
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 89 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.08%) SAP
3 26 (3.89%) Oracle
4 10 (1.49%) Tableau
5 8 (1.20%) hybris
6 5 (0.75%) Snow
7 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.60%) VMware
7 4 (0.60%) Zend
8 3 (0.45%) Adobe
8 3 (0.45%) CA
8 3 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.45%) Concur
8 3 (0.45%) Lotus
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.30%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.30%) Sage
9 2 (0.30%) Solace
9 2 (0.30%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Knowit
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per day plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £80,000-90,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £80,000-90,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago