The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 71 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.18% 1.52% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.55% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +25.00%  
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 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 550 710 771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.52% 98.07% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 505 668 613
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Snow
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Snow