The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Software Manager
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.65% 0.38% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.38% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 591 785 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.41% 98.37% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 543 749 729
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Southampton

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Southampton

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (10.00%) Snow
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago