Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 265 265
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 91 82 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.89% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 76
South West median annual salary £63,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £40,550 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Bristol +14 66 £70,000 +24.44% 2
Somerset +5 8 £50,500 -10.22%
Gloucestershire +13 6 £60,000 -
Wiltshire -3 6 £55,000 -18.52%
Devon +7 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Dorset +3 2 £58,750 +51.61% 2
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 69 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) Scrum
3 35 (38.46%) TDD
3 35 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 33 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (35.16%) Java
6 31 (34.07%) Finance
7 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
8 24 (26.37%) Functional Programming
8 24 (26.37%) Project Management
9 23 (25.27%) Marketing
9 23 (25.27%) Microservices
10 22 (24.18%) Disruptive Innovation
10 22 (24.18%) Clojure
10 22 (24.18%) Kafka
11 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
11 21 (23.08%) SAP
12 20 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (21.98%) Electronics
13 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
13 19 (20.88%) Programme Management
13 19 (20.88%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (19.78%) SDLC
15 16 (17.58%) PRINCE2
15 16 (17.58%) Degree
16 14 (15.38%) .NET
17 12 (13.19%) Software Delivery
17 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
18 11 (12.09%) C#
19 10 (10.99%) JavaScript

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 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) SaaS
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.20%) Office 365
5 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.10%) MySQL
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Marketing
3 21 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 20 (21.98%) Electronics
5 19 (20.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Games
8 1 (1.10%) Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) AngularJS
2 22 (24.18%) Kafka
3 14 (15.38%) .NET
4 6 (6.59%) HTML
5 4 (4.40%) Node.js
6 3 (3.30%) HTML5
6 3 (3.30%) React
7 2 (2.20%) Java EE
7 2 (2.20%) Velocity
8 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.10%) JSON
8 1 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.10%) RESTful
8 1 (1.10%) Spring
8 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
4 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) Scrum
3 35 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 35 (38.46%) TDD
4 33 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (26.37%) Functional Programming
5 24 (26.37%) Project Management
6 23 (25.27%) Microservices
7 22 (24.18%) Disruptive Innovation
8 20 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (20.88%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (20.88%) Programme Management
10 18 (19.78%) SDLC
11 16 (17.58%) PRINCE2
12 12 (13.19%) Software Delivery
12 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.79%) BDD
13 8 (8.79%) ITIL
13 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) Clojure
3 11 (12.09%) C#
4 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) Scala
6 5 (5.49%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) SQL
7 4 (4.40%) VBScript
8 3 (3.30%) C
9 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) PMP
2 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.10%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) CISMP
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) HNC
6 1 (1.10%) HND
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) COBIT
2 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Ansible
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) SAP
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) CA
4 2 (2.20%) Lotus
4 2 (2.20%) Snow
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com