The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Software Manager
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -43.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £103,000
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 479 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.35% 97.96% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 444 396 380
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Merseyside

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Merseyside

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Merseyside

Software Manager
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool - 4 £52,500 -
Software Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (25.00%) DHTML
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) Infor CRM
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) J#

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) DHTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) J#
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sage