Period
to 4 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

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

Software Manager
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 79 123
Rank change year-on-year -22 +44 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 5 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.29% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
10th Percentile £56,250 £61,750 £44,250
25th Percentile £61,875 £62,500 "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +44.44% -18.18%
75th Percentile £73,125 " £57,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £66,500 "
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,270 851 1,827
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 94.98% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 882 580 1,297
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,060
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,280 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.84% - -1.10%
75th Percentile £58,688 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Glasgow

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Manager in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Software Manager in Glasgow

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Manager in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Glasgow

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) DevSecOps
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA