Software Manager Jobs in the South East

Software Manager
England > South East

The median Software Manager salary in the South East is £65,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 297 306 402
Rank change year-on-year +9 +96 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 60 46 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 103
10th Percentile £49,350 £51,550 £45,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,625 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.08% +1.17%
75th Percentile £76,250 £97,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £94,500 - £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% - +18.52%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 14,457 10,702 21,184
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 91.31% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,909 7,316 12,593
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Software Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

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 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +15 29 £65,000 -31.58% 1
Hampshire -7 15 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire -4 12 £55,000 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £65,000 -3.70%
Surrey -18 11 £75,000 +47.78%
Berkshire +1 6 £105,000 +10.53% 1
West Sussex +26 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Kent -9 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Software Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.00%) Agile
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Power Platform
5 8 (13.33%) DevOps
5 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
6 7 (11.67%) PowerApps
6 7 (11.67%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (11.67%) QA
6 7 (11.67%) Release Management
6 7 (11.67%) C++
6 7 (11.67%) .NET
6 7 (11.67%) Social Skills
6 7 (11.67%) Wearables
7 6 (10.00%) Roadmaps
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) Selenium
8 5 (8.33%) Kanban
8 5 (8.33%) Project Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Conflict Resolution
9 4 (6.67%) CI/CD

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Power Platform
2 7 (11.67%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (11.67%) PowerApps
3 3 (5.00%) Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS
4 1 (1.67%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 4 (6.67%) GitLab
3 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) Cypress.io
4 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.67%) Social Skills
1 7 (11.67%) Wearables
2 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Health
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Playwright
3 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.67%) Blog
3 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Low-Code
3 1 (1.67%) Product Ownership
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.00%) Agile
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.67%) Release Management
6 6 (10.00%) Roadmaps
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Kanban
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) Project Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) CI/CD
8 4 (6.67%) Conflict Resolution
8 4 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (6.67%) Product Management
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft