Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £74,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1114 1192 1292
Rank change year-on-year +78 +100 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 78 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 58 33 21
UK median annual salary £74,000 £77,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% -8.82% +58.88%
10th Percentile £65,000 £55,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £73,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.80% +8.70% +7.48%

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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +81 63 £73,000 -4.26% 5
UK excluding London +81 48 £73,000 +16.80% 1
London +44 30 £95,000 +11.76% 4
South West +37 20 £73,000 -14.12%
Scotland - 14 £80,000 -
East of England +11 9 £70,000 +16.67%
Midlands +34 2 £62,500 -3.85%
Yorkshire +31 2 £65,750 -16.51% 1
West Midlands +22 2 £62,500 -
North of England +1 2 £65,750 -16.51% 1
Wales +22 1 £70,000 +12.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 68 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 45 (57.69%) Scrum
2 45 (57.69%) Java
3 41 (52.56%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (44.87%) TDD
5 27 (34.62%) Electronics
6 24 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 24 (30.77%) Microservices
7 23 (29.49%) Programme Management
8 22 (28.21%) Kafka
9 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
9 21 (26.92%) DevOps
9 21 (26.92%) Functional Programming
10 20 (25.64%) Finance
11 19 (24.36%) Clojure
11 19 (24.36%) Disruptive Innovation
12 18 (23.08%) HTML
13 17 (21.79%) SAP
13 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
13 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
13 17 (21.79%) HTML5
13 17 (21.79%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (21.79%) Marketing
14 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (19.23%) Node.js
15 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 15 (19.23%) Python
15 15 (19.23%) React

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 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) Apache Pig
2 5 (6.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Big Data
1 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) gulp
3 5 (6.41%) Vagrant
3 5 (6.41%) webpack
4 3 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 27 (34.62%) Electronics
2 20 (25.64%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
3 17 (21.79%) Marketing
3 17 (21.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.69%) Retail
5 5 (6.41%) Advertising
5 5 (6.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Games
6 2 (2.56%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 22 (28.21%) Kafka
3 18 (23.08%) HTML
4 17 (21.79%) HTML5
5 15 (19.23%) Node.js
5 15 (19.23%) React
6 12 (15.38%) Web Services
7 10 (12.82%) Java EE
8 8 (10.26%) XML
9 5 (6.41%) CSS
9 5 (6.41%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (6.41%) Ember.js
9 5 (6.41%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (6.41%) J2EE
9 5 (6.41%) RESTful
9 5 (6.41%) Sass
10 4 (5.13%) CSS3
11 3 (3.85%) .NET
11 3 (3.85%) Velocity
12 2 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.54%) PMI
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Fintech
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 45 (57.69%) Scrum
3 41 (52.56%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (44.87%) TDD
5 24 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (30.77%) Microservices
6 23 (29.49%) Programme Management
7 21 (26.92%) DevOps
7 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 21 (26.92%) Functional Programming
8 19 (24.36%) Disruptive Innovation
9 17 (21.79%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (17.95%) SDLC
11 13 (16.67%) Coaching
12 11 (14.10%) BDD
13 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.26%) Machine Learning
14 8 (10.26%) SOA
14 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (57.69%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) Clojure
3 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) Python
4 9 (11.54%) Scala
5 5 (6.41%) ES6
5 5 (6.41%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) C#
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) Erlang
8 1 (1.28%) Haskell
8 1 (1.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.28%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.85%) TickIT
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) SAP
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) Apple
4 1 (1.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle