Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 18 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 116 117
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 25 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.60% 0.34% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.35% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 9
Oxford median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% +18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £48,400 £43,100
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £68,500 £77,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.61% +40.91% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1518 1441 1581
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.96% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1260 1274
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Oxford

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Oxford

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxford region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) Project Management
5 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
6 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) Lucene
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Apache Solr
6 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 10 (40.00%) Big Data
6 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 10 (40.00%) Apache Spark
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (28.00%) JIRA
8 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (28.00%) Information Retrieval
8 7 (28.00%) Kafka
8 7 (28.00%) Couchbase
8 7 (28.00%) Scala
8 7 (28.00%) Text Mining
8 7 (28.00%) C
8 7 (28.00%) C++
8 7 (28.00%) SAP
8 7 (28.00%) Apache
8 7 (28.00%) Python

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 10 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Big Data
2 7 (28.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (28.00%) Data Mining
2 7 (28.00%) Text Mining
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (12.00%) Spark SQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) Lucene
2 10 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (28.00%) Kafka
3 7 (28.00%) React
4 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (28.00%) Information Retrieval
6 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) PhD
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Capita