Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 161 171
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.36% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -15.79% -26.92%
10th Percentile £62,500 £34,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £40,000 £66,500
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.71% -6.82% -21.43%

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 1,877 2,448 2,935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.81% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,624 2,042 2,170
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (28.57%) Military
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

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 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft