Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £86,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 143 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.42% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Reading median annual salary £86,250 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.21% +33.33% -22.22%
10th Percentile £32,000 £62,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,750 £80,250 £82,375
Berkshire median annual salary £81,250 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +13.04% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,306 2,179 2,215
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 97.19% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,877 1,857 1,830
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,650 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Reading

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Software Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) SaaS
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (10.00%) User Experience
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics

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 7 (70.00%) SaaS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA