Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £73,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

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

Software Engineering Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1218 1275
Rank change year-on-year +95 +57 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 60 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.024% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 17
UK median annual salary £73,000 £71,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +18.75% +12.15%
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £85,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -1.87%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Software Engineering Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering Manager over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 53 £73,000 +2.46% 5
UK excluding London +95 42 £70,000 +16.67% 3
South West +23 24 £73,000 -2.67%
London +24 18 £95,000 +18.75% 3
East of England +1 9 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Scotland - 6 £57,500 - 1
Midlands +29 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands +24 1 £62,500 -
Wales +17 1 £70,000 +16.67%
North of England -12 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Software Engineering Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, Software Engineering 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 featuring Software Engineering Manager in the job title.

1 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 38 (63.33%) Scrum
4 32 (53.33%) Java
5 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (45.00%) Electronics
7 25 (41.67%) TDD
8 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
8 22 (36.67%) Functional Programming
8 22 (36.67%) Microservices
9 21 (35.00%) Kafka
10 20 (33.33%) Clojure
10 20 (33.33%) Finance
10 20 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
11 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (28.33%) SAP
12 17 (28.33%) Manufacturing
12 17 (28.33%) Programme Management
12 17 (28.33%) Telecoms
12 17 (28.33%) Marketing
12 17 (28.33%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (21.67%) Node.js
13 13 (21.67%) DevOps
14 12 (20.00%) PMI Certification
14 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
14 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 12 (20.00%) React
15 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 9 (15.00%) Web Services
16 9 (15.00%) JavaScript

Software Engineering Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) gulp
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 4 (6.67%) webpack
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 27 (45.00%) Electronics
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (28.33%) Manufacturing
3 17 (28.33%) Marketing
3 17 (28.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.33%) Advertising
5 4 (6.67%) Retail
6 3 (5.00%) Games
7 2 (3.33%) Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) AngularJS
2 21 (35.00%) Kafka
3 13 (21.67%) Node.js
4 12 (20.00%) React
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 7 (11.67%) HTML
6 7 (11.67%) Java EE
7 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 5 (8.33%) RESTful
9 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (6.67%) J2EE
9 4 (6.67%) Sass
10 3 (5.00%) Ember.js
11 2 (3.33%) .NET
12 1 (1.67%) CSS
12 1 (1.67%) EJB
12 1 (1.67%) JDBC
12 1 (1.67%) JSP
12 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) PMI
2 7 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 38 (63.33%) Scrum
4 29 (48.33%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (41.67%) TDD
6 22 (36.67%) Functional Programming
6 22 (36.67%) Microservices
7 20 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
8 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (28.33%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (28.33%) Programme Management
10 13 (21.67%) DevOps
11 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (10.00%) Software Delivery
13 5 (8.33%) Coaching
13 5 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 5 (8.33%) Project Management
13 5 (8.33%) SDLC
13 5 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) Java
2 20 (33.33%) Clojure
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) Scala
5 5 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) ES6
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) Erlang
8 1 (1.67%) Haskell
8 1 (1.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) PMP
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) TickIT
3 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian