The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / London
Rank 504 493 533
Rank change year-on-year -11 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 84 163 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 78 139 93
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £100,000 £70,000
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in London

Software Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in London

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in London

Software Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +49 13 £85,000 +15.25%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 3 £70,000 -
Croydon +8 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Wimbledon +16 1 - -
Uxbridge +6 1 £50,000 -45.94%
Ealing - 1 £55,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 97 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.71%) Java
3 54 (30.86%) Software Engineering
4 52 (29.71%) Software Delivery
5 48 (27.43%) Project Management
6 44 (25.14%) Finance
7 42 (24.00%) Scrum
8 35 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (17.14%) C#
9 30 (17.14%) .NET
10 28 (16.00%) SDLC
11 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
11 27 (15.43%) TDD
11 27 (15.43%) Degree
12 26 (14.86%) QA
12 26 (14.86%) Line Management
13 23 (13.14%) PRINCE2
14 22 (12.57%) Games
15 21 (12.00%) SQL
15 21 (12.00%) Banking
16 20 (11.43%) E-Commerce
16 20 (11.43%) Telecoms
17 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
17 19 (10.86%) BDD
18 18 (10.29%) DevOps
18 18 (10.29%) SaaS
19 17 (9.71%) Scala
19 17 (9.71%) Online Games
19 17 (9.71%) Retail
20 16 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.29%) Apache
2 2 (1.14%) CMS
2 2 (1.14%) Mule
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Jetty
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS Project
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.29%) SaaS
2 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.29%) Google Play
3 4 (2.29%) iTunes
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 2 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.00%) Internet
2 8 (4.57%) ATM
3 3 (1.71%) LAN
3 3 (1.71%) WAN
4 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.57%) SMPP
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) Big Data
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.71%) Redis
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) HBase
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.71%) Selenium
2 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.14%) GitLab
3 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.57%) Hamcrest
4 1 (0.57%) jMock
4 1 (0.57%) JUnit
4 1 (0.57%) Maven
4 1 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 44 (25.14%) Finance
2 22 (12.57%) Games
3 21 (12.00%) Banking
4 20 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 17 (9.71%) Retail
6 13 (7.43%) Online Betting
7 8 (4.57%) Advertising
8 6 (3.43%) Marketing
9 4 (2.29%) Back Office
9 4 (2.29%) Music Industry
10 2 (1.14%) Electronics
10 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Law
11 1 (0.57%) Legal
11 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.14%) .NET
2 16 (9.14%) Node.js
3 15 (8.57%) XML
4 8 (4.57%) Spring
5 7 (4.00%) HTML
5 7 (4.00%) XSLT
6 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.86%) CSS
8 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.29%) JSON
8 4 (2.29%) REST
9 3 (1.71%) J2EE
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Wicket
10 2 (1.14%) HTML5
10 2 (1.14%) JMS
10 2 (1.14%) JSP
10 2 (1.14%) Middleware
10 2 (1.14%) Servlets
10 2 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Online Games
2 12 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.14%) Fintech
4 8 (4.57%) EFT
5 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.43%) User Experience
7 4 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.71%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.14%) Equities
9 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.14%) Social Media
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) Blog
10 1 (0.57%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.86%) Linux
2 3 (1.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.86%) Software Engineering
3 52 (29.71%) Software Delivery
4 48 (27.43%) Project Management
5 42 (24.00%) Scrum
6 35 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (16.00%) SDLC
8 27 (15.43%) TDD
9 26 (14.86%) Line Management
10 23 (13.14%) PRINCE2
11 20 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 19 (10.86%) BDD
13 18 (10.29%) DevOps
14 16 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (8.57%) Refactoring
16 14 (8.00%) Asset Management
17 10 (5.71%) CRM
17 10 (5.71%) ITIL
17 10 (5.71%) Product Management
17 10 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.71%) Java
2 30 (17.14%) C#
3 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.00%) SQL
5 17 (9.71%) Scala
6 8 (4.57%) C++
6 8 (4.57%) PHP
7 5 (2.86%) C
7 5 (2.86%) Python
8 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.71%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) Go
9 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) Elixir
10 1 (0.57%) ES6
10 1 (0.57%) Julia
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (15.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.43%) PMP
3 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.57%) CAPM
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.86%) QA
2 9 (5.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.14%) EMIR
3 2 (1.14%) HL7
3 2 (1.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Samba
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.14%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.57%) Mesos
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle
3 7 (4.00%) Snow
4 6 (3.43%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.29%) Apple
5 4 (2.29%) Google
6 3 (1.71%) Adobe
6 3 (1.71%) CA
6 3 (1.71%) HP
6 3 (1.71%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.14%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.14%) Avaya
7 2 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
7 2 (1.14%) Solace
7 2 (1.14%) Sybase
7 2 (1.14%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) hybris
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