The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 927 977
Rank change year-on-year +79 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 26 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 7
Median salary £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,600 £80,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.66% +14.28%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Engineering Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
England +59 25 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Bristol - 12 £73,000 - 1
South West - 12 £73,000 - 1
East of England +3 8 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Cambridge -4 8 £70,000 -17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £70,000 -17.64% 2
London +30 4 £87,500 +9.37% 2
South Wales +14 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Wales +12 1 £70,000 +16.66%
City of London - 1 £80,000 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Scrum
4 18 (37.50%) Java
5 15 (31.25%) Electronics
6 14 (29.17%) Functional Programming
7 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) SDLC
9 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
9 11 (22.92%) PMI Certification
10 10 (20.83%) Disruptive Innovation
10 10 (20.83%) Clojure
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.67%) Fraud Detection
12 8 (16.67%) Microservices
12 8 (16.67%) Kafka
12 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (16.67%) PMI
12 8 (16.67%) EFT
12 8 (16.67%) Internet
12 8 (16.67%) ATM
12 8 (16.67%) XML
12 8 (16.67%) TDD
12 8 (16.67%) Banking
12 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (16.67%) Marketing
13 7 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
13 7 (14.58%) Telecoms

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 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) Drupal
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) ATM
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.08%) GitLab
3 1 (2.08%) gulp
3 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 15 (31.25%) Electronics
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Marketing
4 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
4 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 8 (16.67%) Kafka
1 8 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) Node.js
3 4 (8.33%) React
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) EJB
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) Java EE
5 1 (2.08%) JavaBeans
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) JMS
5 1 (2.08%) JNDI
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.08%) Servlets
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) EFT
1 8 (16.67%) PMI
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Functional Programming
5 12 (25.00%) SDLC
6 11 (22.92%) PRINCE2
7 10 (20.83%) Disruptive Innovation
8 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.67%) Fraud Detection
9 8 (16.67%) Microservices
9 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
10 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
11 6 (12.50%) People Management
12 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (8.33%) ITIL
12 4 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) Clojure
4 6 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Erlang
5 1 (2.08%) ES6
5 1 (2.08%) Haskell
5 1 (2.08%) Lisp
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) TickIT
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) SAP
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
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