The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 136 143
Rank change year-on-year +35 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £73,000 £69,250
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 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 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 28 March 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 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 Reading region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Outbound Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) FedRAMP
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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