The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 179 181
Rank change year-on-year -43 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 27 58 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.04% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 62
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £57,250
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the North West

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in the North West

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the North West

Software Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North West 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
Manchester -42 22 £60,000 - 3
Merseyside +1 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Cheshire -4 1 £42,500 -32.53%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) .NET
3 18 (24.32%) QA
4 16 (21.62%) Line Management
5 15 (20.27%) Coaching
5 15 (20.27%) C#
6 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.22%) SDLC
7 12 (16.22%) iPad
8 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (14.86%) People Management
8 11 (14.86%) Software Delivery
8 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
9 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
10 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
10 9 (12.16%) Presales
11 8 (10.81%) SQL
11 8 (10.81%) HTML
11 8 (10.81%) MVC
11 8 (10.81%) Finance
11 8 (10.81%) Scrum
12 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.11%) User Experience
13 6 (8.11%) Legal
13 6 (8.11%) Logistics
13 6 (8.11%) Time Management
14 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Project
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Infor CRM
1 2 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Law
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 2 (2.70%) DHTML
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) Laravel
6 1 (1.35%) LESS
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) iPad
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) Line Management
3 15 (20.27%) Coaching
4 12 (16.22%) SDLC
4 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.86%) People Management
5 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.86%) Software Delivery
6 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) Presales
8 8 (10.81%) MVC
8 8 (10.81%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.11%) Logistics
10 6 (8.11%) Time Management
11 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) C#
2 8 (10.81%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) J#
5 2 (2.70%) VB
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) PMP
2 3 (4.05%) APMG
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) Lotus
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Zend
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