Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Software Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 196 214
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 27 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.72% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 19
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +3.60% +23.33%
10th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £65,200
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4995 5542 6052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.02% 95.60% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3125 3327 3823
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Scotland

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Scotland

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Scotland

Software Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 15 £55,000 +6.80% 1
Edinburgh -11 7 £52,500 -27.59% 6
West Lothian - 4 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £57,500 -
Software Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) SDLC
3 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) People Management
8 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 3 (11.11%) PHP
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
9 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
9 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.11%) Presales
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) C#
10 2 (7.41%) JavaScript

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) SDLC
2 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (14.81%) People Management
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.11%) Presales
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
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