Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1126 1225
Rank change year-on-year +43 +99 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 100 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.025% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 62 27 38
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.45% +31.82%
10th Percentile £47,625 £49,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £94,625 £86,000 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% +31.43%

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 165,679 163,174 193,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.46% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,885 135,060 162,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Top 13 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 23 May 2018. 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 +56 90 £70,000 - 10
UK excluding London +22 77 £65,000 -7.14% 7
North of England +39 40 £70,000 - 3
North West +36 32 £77,500 - 3
London -1 23 £87,500 +25.00% 4
South West -15 11 £58,750 +30.56% 1
Scotland -29 10 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Midlands - 9 £52,500 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £64,000 -
East of England -12 4 £67,500 -3.57%
South East -14 3 £60,000 -3.23%
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Software Engineering Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Software Engineering Manager in the job title.

1 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 78 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (49.00%) Java
4 35 (35.00%) Finance
5 29 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (28.00%) DevOps
7 27 (27.00%) Mentoring
7 27 (27.00%) React
7 27 (27.00%) .NET
8 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 23 (23.00%) Test Automation
10 21 (21.00%) Scala
10 21 (21.00%) Electronics
11 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 20 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 20 (20.00%) Programme Management
11 20 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (20.00%) SAP
11 20 (20.00%) Python
11 20 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (20.00%) Marketing
11 20 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (19.00%) TDD
12 19 (19.00%) C#
13 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
13 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (18.00%) Docker
13 18 (18.00%) People Management
14 17 (17.00%) Open Source

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 16 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.00%) nginx
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (8.00%) SaaS
2 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
1 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (11.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) Flink
5 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) CA Release Automation
2 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Babel
3 1 (1.00%) gulp
3 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 35 (35.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Electronics
3 20 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 20 (20.00%) Marketing
3 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 16 (16.00%) Retail
5 11 (11.00%) Games
6 10 (10.00%) Banking
7 7 (7.00%) Multimedia
8 3 (3.00%) Advertising
9 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.00%) Avionics
10 1 (1.00%) Legal
10 1 (1.00%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) .NET
1 27 (27.00%) React
2 20 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.00%) RESTful
4 9 (9.00%) Node.js
5 8 (8.00%) HTML
6 7 (7.00%) Spring
7 6 (6.00%) REST
8 5 (5.00%) Web Services
9 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.00%) Redux
10 3 (3.00%) CSS
10 3 (3.00%) HTML5
11 2 (2.00%) Java EE
11 2 (2.00%) jQuery
11 2 (2.00%) Kafka
11 2 (2.00%) Sass
11 2 (2.00%) Velocity
12 1 (1.00%) CSS3
12 1 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.00%) Fintech
4 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Blog
6 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 78 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) DevOps
4 27 (27.00%) Mentoring
5 23 (23.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 19 (19.00%) TDD
8 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
8 18 (18.00%) People Management
9 17 (17.00%) Open Source
10 15 (15.00%) Scrum
11 14 (14.00%) BDD
11 14 (14.00%) Line Management
12 13 (13.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (13.00%) Functional Programming
13 12 (12.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) Java
2 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.00%) Scala
4 20 (20.00%) Python
5 19 (19.00%) C#
6 15 (15.00%) PHP
7 13 (13.00%) C++
8 8 (8.00%) Go
9 4 (4.00%) SQL
10 3 (3.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) Clojure
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.00%) ES6
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) GCP
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 18 (18.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) Ansible
2 15 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.00%) Mesos
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) SAP
2 6 (6.00%) Google
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) Apple
4 1 (1.00%) Facebook
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore