The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / South East
Rank 297 364 347
Rank change year-on-year +67 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 99 92 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78 73 93
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Software Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +35 29 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Berkshire +24 22 £65,000 +15.04% 3
East Sussex - 14 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +44 10 £65,000 -10.34%
Oxfordshire +1 10 £48,500 -11.81% 2
West Sussex +4 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £67,500 -3.57%
Kent +23 1 £60,000 +77.77%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 91 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.14%) Project Management
3 44 (26.04%) .NET
4 43 (25.44%) SDLC
5 42 (24.85%) Java
6 39 (23.08%) Scrum
7 31 (18.34%) Finance
8 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
9 28 (16.57%) PRINCE2
10 27 (15.98%) C#
10 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
11 25 (14.79%) Degree
12 24 (14.20%) Line Management
12 24 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (13.61%) SQL
14 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
14 22 (13.02%) Waterfall
15 19 (11.24%) Software Delivery
16 16 (9.47%) Linux
16 16 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (8.88%) Unix
17 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
18 14 (8.28%) QA
18 14 (8.28%) MySQL
18 14 (8.28%) PHP
19 13 (7.69%) Software Engineering
19 13 (7.69%) Coaching
19 13 (7.69%) People Management
20 12 (7.10%) HTML
20 12 (7.10%) Windows

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.28%) MySQL
3 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.78%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (1.18%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Marketing
3 7 (4.14%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.14%) Retail
4 6 (3.55%) Games
4 6 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) German Language
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.04%) .NET
2 12 (7.10%) HTML
3 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (4.14%) CGI
4 7 (4.14%) XML
4 7 (4.14%) XSLT
5 6 (3.55%) JSON
6 5 (2.96%) CSS
6 5 (2.96%) Java EE
7 4 (2.37%) Ajax
8 3 (1.78%) J2EE
9 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.18%) Node.js
9 2 (1.18%) RESTful
9 2 (1.18%) Spring
10 1 (0.59%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.59%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) PMI
2 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Animation
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Linux
2 15 (8.88%) Unix
3 12 (7.10%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.14%) Project Management
3 43 (25.44%) SDLC
4 39 (23.08%) Scrum
5 28 (16.57%) PRINCE2
6 24 (14.20%) Line Management
6 24 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.02%) Waterfall
8 19 (11.24%) Software Delivery
9 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.69%) Coaching
10 13 (7.69%) People Management
10 13 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.10%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (6.51%) Risk Management
13 10 (5.92%) CRM
13 10 (5.92%) ERP
14 9 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.33%) PRINCE
14 9 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.85%) Java
2 27 (15.98%) C#
3 23 (13.61%) SQL
4 14 (8.28%) PHP
5 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.33%) Perl
6 9 (5.33%) Ruby
7 3 (1.78%) C
7 3 (1.78%) C++
7 3 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.79%) Degree
2 16 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (7.10%) PMI Certification
4 11 (6.51%) PMP
5 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
2 10 (5.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) PMO
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Firmware
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Ansible
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) Salt
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle
3 3 (1.78%) VMware
4 2 (1.18%) Epicor
4 2 (1.18%) Infor
4 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.18%) Snow
5 1 (0.59%) Baan
5 1 (0.59%) Citrix
5 1 (0.59%) IFS
5 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.59%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.59%) Sage
5 1 (0.59%) SAP
5 1 (0.59%) Symantec
5 1 (0.59%) SYSPRO
South East
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50k (neg) + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Ringwood
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Farnborough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 21 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 16 days ago