Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1189 1268
Rank change year-on-year +76 +79 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 90 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.019% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 68 31 21
UK median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +54.55%
10th Percentile £63,425 £57,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £104,125 £116,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £73,000 £66,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.19% +10.42% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +103 73 £86,250 +11.29% 6
UK excluding London +68 48 £73,000 +10.19% 2
London +45 42 £95,000 +11.76% 4
South West +25 18 £73,000 -14.12%
Scotland - 16 £80,000 -
East of England - 6 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +28 5 £61,500 -21.90% 1
North of England +4 5 £61,500 -21.90% 1
Midlands +45 2 £62,500 -3.85%
West Midlands +17 2 £62,500 -
Wales +20 1 £70,000 +1.82%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 83 (92.22%) Software Engineering
2 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (65.56%) Java
4 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (48.89%) TDD
6 42 (46.67%) Scrum
7 32 (35.56%) E-Commerce
7 32 (35.56%) DevOps
8 28 (31.11%) AngularJS
9 26 (28.89%) HTML
9 26 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (28.89%) React
10 25 (27.78%) Finance
10 25 (27.78%) HTML5
11 24 (26.67%) Electronics
11 24 (26.67%) Microservices
12 23 (25.56%) Programme Management
13 22 (24.44%) Kafka
14 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (22.22%) BDD
14 20 (22.22%) Functional Programming
14 20 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
15 19 (21.11%) Coaching
15 19 (21.11%) Node.js
15 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
16 18 (20.00%) Clojure
16 18 (20.00%) SDLC
16 18 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
17 17 (18.89%) Digital Marketing
17 17 (18.89%) Marketing

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 11 (12.22%) Apache
2 6 (6.67%) nginx
2 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Big Data
1 6 (6.67%) MySQL
1 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.67%) JIRA
3 5 (5.56%) gulp
3 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.56%) webpack
4 3 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Electronics
3 17 (18.89%) Manufacturing
3 17 (18.89%) Marketing
3 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.67%) Online Betting
4 6 (6.67%) Retail
5 5 (5.56%) Advertising
5 5 (5.56%) Banking
6 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.22%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) AngularJS
2 26 (28.89%) HTML
2 26 (28.89%) React
3 25 (27.78%) HTML5
4 22 (24.44%) Kafka
5 19 (21.11%) Node.js
6 16 (17.78%) Web Services
7 14 (15.56%) Java EE
8 12 (13.33%) XML
9 7 (7.78%) REST
9 7 (7.78%) Velocity
10 6 (6.67%) jQuery
10 6 (6.67%) JSON
10 6 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (5.56%) CSS
11 5 (5.56%) Ember.js
11 5 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (5.56%) RESTful
11 5 (5.56%) Sass
11 5 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.89%) User Experience
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.67%) PMI
4 2 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (92.22%) Software Engineering
2 81 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (48.89%) TDD
5 42 (46.67%) Scrum
6 32 (35.56%) DevOps
6 32 (35.56%) E-Commerce
7 26 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (26.67%) Microservices
9 23 (25.56%) Programme Management
10 20 (22.22%) BDD
10 20 (22.22%) Functional Programming
11 19 (21.11%) Coaching
12 18 (20.00%) Disruptive Innovation
12 18 (20.00%) SDLC
13 17 (18.89%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (15.56%) Software Delivery
15 12 (13.33%) SOA
16 11 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (12.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (65.56%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.00%) Clojure
4 15 (16.67%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) Scala
6 5 (5.56%) ES6
6 5 (5.56%) PHP
6 5 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (3.33%) C#
7 3 (3.33%) C++
7 3 (3.33%) Go
7 3 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) Erlang
8 1 (1.11%) Haskell
8 1 (1.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) TickIT
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) SAP
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.56%) Apple
4 5 (5.56%) Facebook
4 5 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com