Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 86 114
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.58% 2.08% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 2.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 4
Southampton median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% -2.17%
10th Percentile £52,000 £26,625 £43,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £57,500 £72,125
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1333 1307 1371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.25% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1169 1214
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,538 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,900 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Groovy
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) SOLID
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Life Science
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft