Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 23 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Merseyside median annual salary £82,500 £45,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.33% - -
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -2.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 926 1233 911
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 94.12% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 712 884 683
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Liverpool +28 6 £82,500 +77.42% 2
Software Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Go
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) Mesos
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Haskell
2 2 (33.33%) Erlang
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Erlang
1 2 (33.33%) Go
1 2 (33.33%) Haskell
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (33.33%) Mesos