The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £57,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 205 213
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 60 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 0.68% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 25
Median salary £57,250 £65,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.92% +12.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £44,000 £41,100
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.93% +9.04%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the South West

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in the South West

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the South West

Software Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol +3 35 £66,250 +1.92% 2
Wiltshire +11 14 £57,250 +27.22%
Gloucestershire +4 5 £50,000 -
Devon 0 4 £37,500 -46.42%
Dorset +3 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) Project Management
3 47 (43.12%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.44%) Waterfall
5 28 (25.69%) Finance
6 27 (24.77%) Scrum
7 24 (22.02%) PRINCE2
8 23 (21.10%) Degree
8 23 (21.10%) SDLC
9 22 (20.18%) Functional Programming
9 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
10 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
10 21 (19.27%) .NET
11 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
11 18 (16.51%) Marketing
12 17 (15.60%) Java
13 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
13 16 (14.68%) Process Improvement
14 15 (13.76%) Change Control
14 15 (13.76%) TDD
15 14 (12.84%) Disruptive Innovation
15 14 (12.84%) Clojure
15 14 (12.84%) Service Delivery
15 14 (12.84%) C#
15 14 (12.84%) CRM
16 13 (11.93%) People Management
17 12 (11.01%) SQL
17 12 (11.01%) Change Management
17 12 (11.01%) Electronics

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (2.75%) CMS
1 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Marketing
2 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.01%) Electronics
4 11 (10.09%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.42%) Banking
6 3 (2.75%) Games
7 2 (1.83%) Advertising
7 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) AngularJS
2 11 (10.09%) Kafka
3 6 (5.50%) HTML
4 4 (3.67%) CSS
5 3 (2.75%) WPF
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) HTML5
6 2 (1.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.92%) jQuery
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.09%) Virtual Team
3 10 (9.17%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) Project Management
3 47 (43.12%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.44%) Waterfall
5 27 (24.77%) Scrum
6 24 (22.02%) PRINCE2
7 23 (21.10%) SDLC
8 22 (20.18%) Functional Programming
9 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.68%) Process Improvement
10 15 (13.76%) Change Control
10 15 (13.76%) TDD
11 14 (12.84%) CRM
11 14 (12.84%) Disruptive Innovation
11 14 (12.84%) Service Delivery
12 13 (11.93%) People Management
13 12 (11.01%) Change Management
13 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing
14 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (10.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) Java
2 14 (12.84%) C#
2 14 (12.84%) Clojure
3 12 (11.01%) SQL
4 8 (7.34%) Scala
5 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.59%) VBScript
7 4 (3.67%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
3 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.67%) PMP
4 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) APMP
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) ISO 9001
1 9 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.67%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) SAP
2 3 (2.75%) CA
2 3 (2.75%) Lotus
3 2 (1.83%) Snow
4 1 (0.92%) Apple
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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