Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 186 194
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 19
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +8.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,500 £48,500
90th Percentile £82,375 £71,250 £110,000
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% +14.68%

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 2243 3346 4438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.09% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 2508 3532
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 18 November 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 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 Reading region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Velocity
4 4 (50.00%) Wiki
4 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (50.00%) iPad
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) IaaS
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPad
1 4 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft