The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 29 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.47% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £57,500 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.92% -38.09%  
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 409 648 566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.69% 98.63% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 329 592 506
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £57,500 -
Software Manager
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Staffordshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) ColdFusion
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Line Management
4 4 (40.00%) People Management
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Business Development
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Riak
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (40.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Riak
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 3 (30.00%) Business Development
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA