Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Software Manager
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 668 688
Rank change year-on-year +47 +20 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 222 190 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 188 168 217
London median annual salary £77,500 £63,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.57% +2.00% +1.63%
10th Percentile £55,201 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £86,250 £89,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +29 44 £88,750 +26.79% 4
West London +14 17 £70,000 -9.68% 1
East London +2 2 £55,000 -8.33%
North London +9 1 £69,500 +26.36%
South London -5 1 £57,604 +35.54%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 158 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (50.00%) Java
3 98 (44.14%) Software Engineering
4 91 (40.99%) Scrum
5 79 (35.59%) E-Commerce
6 67 (30.18%) JavaScript
7 61 (27.48%) TDD
8 59 (26.58%) Software Delivery
9 52 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (22.52%) Coaching
11 49 (22.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 48 (21.62%) BDD
13 47 (21.17%) Finance
13 47 (21.17%) SDLC
14 46 (20.72%) Node.js
15 45 (20.27%) QA
16 44 (19.82%) .NET
17 41 (18.47%) Line Management
18 39 (17.57%) HTML
19 38 (17.12%) React
20 36 (16.22%) Retail
20 36 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
21 34 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
21 34 (15.32%) Project Management
22 33 (14.86%) SQL Server
23 32 (14.41%) DevOps
24 31 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
25 29 (13.06%) Kanban
26 28 (12.61%) Microsoft
26 28 (12.61%) C#

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 18 (8.11%) Apache
2 17 (7.66%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.76%) CMS
4 11 (4.95%) nginx
4 11 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.70%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.35%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.90%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.95%) GitHub
3 11 (4.95%) SaaS
4 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) VPN
2 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.41%) MySQL
3 8 (3.60%) Big Data
4 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.80%) Redis
6 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.41%) JIRA
2 9 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.70%) gulp
3 6 (2.70%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.70%) webpack
4 3 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (21.17%) Finance
2 36 (16.22%) Retail
3 26 (11.71%) Online Betting
4 24 (10.81%) Games
5 22 (9.91%) Telecoms
6 14 (6.31%) Banking
7 9 (4.05%) Marketing
8 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.25%) Advertising
10 4 (1.80%) Back Office
10 4 (1.80%) Electronics
11 3 (1.35%) Front Office
11 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.45%) Automotive
12 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.72%) Node.js
2 44 (19.82%) .NET
3 39 (17.57%) HTML
4 38 (17.12%) React
5 24 (10.81%) HTML5
6 23 (10.36%) Web Services
7 21 (9.46%) AngularJS
7 21 (9.46%) Java EE
8 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET
8 19 (8.56%) REST
9 15 (6.76%) CSS
10 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.31%) XML
11 12 (5.41%) Velocity
12 11 (4.95%) jQuery
12 11 (4.95%) JSON
12 11 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (4.50%) Kafka
13 10 (4.50%) Spring
14 9 (4.05%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (9.01%) User Experience
3 16 (7.21%) Online Games
4 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.86%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.60%) Fintech
8 5 (2.25%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.80%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.35%) Derivative
10 3 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.35%) iPad
11 2 (0.90%) CCTV
11 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.90%) FMCG
11 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.45%) EPoS
12 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.50%) Android
2 6 (2.70%) Linux
3 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.45%) MVS
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.14%) Software Engineering
3 91 (40.99%) Scrum
4 79 (35.59%) E-Commerce
5 61 (27.48%) TDD
6 59 (26.58%) Software Delivery
7 52 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (22.52%) Coaching
9 49 (22.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 48 (21.62%) BDD
11 47 (21.17%) SDLC
12 41 (18.47%) Line Management
13 34 (15.32%) Project Management
13 34 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (14.41%) DevOps
15 29 (13.06%) Kanban
16 27 (12.16%) Web Development
17 26 (11.71%) Mentoring
18 23 (10.36%) Microservices
19 22 (9.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.00%) Java
2 67 (30.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (12.61%) C#
4 23 (10.36%) Scala
5 20 (9.01%) Python
6 15 (6.76%) Ruby
7 11 (4.95%) SQL
8 6 (2.70%) C++
8 6 (2.70%) ES6
8 6 (2.70%) PHP
9 4 (1.80%) Clojure
10 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.90%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.90%) C
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (8.11%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.80%) PMP
3 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.45%) CAPM
4 1 (0.45%) CIPD
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.27%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (9.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.76%) hybris
3 12 (5.41%) Oracle
3 12 (5.41%) SAP
4 7 (3.15%) Google
5 6 (2.70%) Apple
5 6 (2.70%) Facebook
6 4 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.35%) ATG
7 3 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.35%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Siebel
9 1 (0.45%) Capita
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) Tableau
9 1 (0.45%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.45%) VMware