The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 123 152 149
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 17 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.24% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £60,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +3.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £46,950
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £67,800
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2087 2462 2263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.22% 95.72% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2033 1812
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Hertfordshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Hertfordshire 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
St Albans - 7 - -
Letchworth - 3 £42,500 -
Hatfield +30 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth +1 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Watford -3 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £87,500 - 2
Software Manager
East of England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) Degree
4 14 (51.85%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (44.44%) Resource Management
6 12 (44.44%) QlikView
6 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
6 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
6 12 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (44.44%) Tableau
6 12 (44.44%) Big Data
6 12 (44.44%) Data Analytics
6 12 (44.44%) Analytics
6 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (44.44%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 12 (44.44%) ETL
6 12 (44.44%) SAS
6 12 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (44.44%) SPSS
6 12 (44.44%) Python
6 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 12 (44.44%) SAP

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (44.44%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) SPSS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (44.44%) Big Data
3 12 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (44.44%) GIS
3 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 12 (44.44%) QlikView
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CAML
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Project Management
1 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) Analytics
2 12 (44.44%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) Data Analytics
2 12 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
2 12 (44.44%) Programme Management
2 12 (44.44%) Resource Management
2 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) SAP
1 12 (44.44%) Tableau
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Snow
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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