The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Software Manager
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 129 136
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 0.17% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 13
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.78% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Reading

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Reading

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Reading

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

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

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Validation

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

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Code Coverage
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) FedRAMP
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft