The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
Rank 191 222 200
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 49 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.60% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 43
Median salary £48,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £44,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
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 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 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 24 March 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 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
Bristol +26 35 £47,500 -24.00% 6
Wiltshire +17 5 £57,500 +17.94% 3
Devon -1 5 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £55,000 -
Software Manager
England

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

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 West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 77 (76.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.53%) Project Management
3 39 (38.61%) Waterfall
4 28 (27.72%) Finance
5 27 (26.73%) .NET
6 24 (23.76%) SDLC
7 21 (20.79%) Scrum
8 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
9 19 (18.81%) Process Improvement
9 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2
10 18 (17.82%) CRM
10 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
11 17 (16.83%) C#
11 17 (16.83%) Software Delivery
12 16 (15.84%) Change Control
12 16 (15.84%) People Management
12 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
12 16 (15.84%) Change Management
12 16 (15.84%) Degree
12 16 (15.84%) Integration Testing
13 14 (13.86%) Line Management
14 13 (12.87%) Product Management
14 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
15 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
15 12 (11.88%) Marketing
16 11 (10.89%) HTML
17 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
17 10 (9.90%) Banking
17 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (9.90%) Functional Programming

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.99%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Marketing
2 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Electronics
4 5 (4.95%) Games
5 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.97%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) .NET
2 11 (10.89%) HTML
3 9 (8.91%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.95%) Web Services
5 4 (3.96%) HTML5
6 3 (2.97%) jQuery
6 3 (2.97%) WPF
7 2 (1.98%) Java EE
7 2 (1.98%) REST
7 2 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.98%) XHTML
7 2 (1.98%) XML
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.99%) CSS3
8 1 (0.99%) RESTful
8 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.99%) Digital TV
2 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
2 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
2 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
2 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Android
1 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (76.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (46.53%) Project Management
3 39 (38.61%) Waterfall
4 24 (23.76%) SDLC
5 21 (20.79%) Scrum
6 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2
6 19 (18.81%) Process Improvement
7 18 (17.82%) CRM
7 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.83%) Software Delivery
9 16 (15.84%) Change Control
9 16 (15.84%) Change Management
9 16 (15.84%) Integration Testing
9 16 (15.84%) People Management
10 14 (13.86%) Line Management
11 13 (12.87%) Product Management
12 10 (9.90%) Functional Programming
12 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
12 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) C#
2 9 (8.91%) SQL
3 7 (6.93%) Scala
4 6 (5.94%) Java
4 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.97%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) Clojure
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) Degree
2 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PMP
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) APMP
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
3 1 (0.99%) TickIT
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) SAP
2 3 (2.97%) Snow
3 1 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben/market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago