The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Software Manager
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 366 387
Rank change year-on-year +52 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 80 73 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 69 70 69
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 15210 16682
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +19 24 £55,000 +20.87% 3
Oxfordshire +24 15 £82,500 +37.50% 2
Berkshire +24 11 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £62,500 +48.80% 2
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey +28 4 £48,500 +5.43%
Home Counties - 3 £60,000 -
Kent +9 2 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Sussex -8 1 £37,500 -42.30%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 105 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.96%) Project Management
3 50 (27.93%) Java
4 48 (26.82%) .NET
5 39 (21.79%) Scrum
6 36 (20.11%) SDLC
7 33 (18.44%) Degree
8 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
9 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
9 29 (16.20%) TDD
10 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (15.08%) C#
12 25 (13.97%) Finance
12 25 (13.97%) Software Engineering
13 22 (12.29%) C++
13 22 (12.29%) Line Management
14 21 (11.73%) Windows
15 20 (11.17%) SQL
15 20 (11.17%) QA
16 19 (10.61%) Waterfall
16 19 (10.61%) JavaScript
16 19 (10.61%) Software Delivery
17 18 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (8.94%) Test Automation
19 15 (8.38%) Oracle
19 15 (8.38%) C
19 15 (8.38%) Unix
19 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
20 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 14 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.15%) Apache Solr
2 11 (6.15%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.03%) Apache
4 6 (3.35%) IIS
4 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Primavera
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) SaaS
2 5 (2.79%) Trello
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.68%) IaaS
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) Big Data
3 13 (7.26%) MySQL
4 8 (4.47%) Data Mining
4 8 (4.47%) Text Mining
5 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) MariaDB
6 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.68%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.68%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.68%) Spark SQL
8 3 (1.68%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.03%) JIRA
3 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.79%) Redmine
5 3 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.56%) Grunt
7 1 (0.56%) gulp
7 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (13.97%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Games
3 9 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.47%) Retail
5 6 (3.35%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
6 5 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.23%) Automotive
8 3 (1.68%) Advertising
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.82%) .NET
2 13 (7.26%) HTML
3 11 (6.15%) Lucene
3 11 (6.15%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.59%) Web Services
5 8 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (4.47%) Kafka
6 7 (3.91%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.91%) CSS
6 7 (3.91%) Spring
7 5 (2.79%) J2EE
8 4 (2.23%) Java EE
8 4 (2.23%) JSON
9 3 (1.68%) Ajax
9 3 (1.68%) CGI
9 3 (1.68%) React
9 3 (1.68%) RESTful
10 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
1 8 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (4.47%) PMI
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.79%) iPad
5 4 (2.23%) Life Science
6 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) Online Games
6 3 (1.68%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.68%) Verilog
6 3 (1.68%) VHDL
7 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.73%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Unix
3 13 (7.26%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.96%) Project Management
3 39 (21.79%) Scrum
4 36 (20.11%) SDLC
5 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
5 29 (16.20%) TDD
6 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (13.97%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.29%) Line Management
9 19 (10.61%) Software Delivery
9 19 (10.61%) Waterfall
10 18 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.94%) Test Automation
12 15 (8.38%) Risk Management
13 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.15%) Coaching
14 11 (6.15%) DevOps
14 11 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.15%) Machine Learning
14 11 (6.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.93%) Java
2 27 (15.08%) C#
3 22 (12.29%) C++
4 20 (11.17%) SQL
5 19 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.38%) C
7 13 (7.26%) PHP
7 13 (7.26%) Python
8 12 (6.70%) Ruby
9 8 (4.47%) Scala
10 6 (3.35%) Perl
11 3 (1.68%) Ada
11 3 (1.68%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.68%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.68%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.12%) Lua
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (18.44%) Degree
2 12 (6.70%) PMI Certification
2 12 (6.70%) PMP
3 11 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.47%) PhD
5 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) APMG
7 3 (1.68%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) APMP
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.68%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.68%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.68%) ISO 26262
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) Oracle
3 6 (3.35%) SAP
4 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.68%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.12%) Snow
5 2 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
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