The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 926 954
Rank change year-on-year +99 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 25 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 15
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £72,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.68% +38.09%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Top 8 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 30 March 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 +72 18 £70,000 -9.67% 2
London +66 13 £70,000 -12.50% 2
Scotland - 7 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 7 £57,500 -
Bristol - 4 £57,500 -
South West - 4 £57,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (27.50%) SDLC
6 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Banking
7 8 (20.00%) EFT
7 8 (20.00%) Internet
7 8 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) ATM
7 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
8 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) People Management
8 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Business Development
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.50%) Scala
10 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (10.00%) Node.js
10 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) Functional Programming
11 3 (7.50%) Line Management

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 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) ATM
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) GitLab
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) Node.js
3 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) React
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.00%) EFT
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) SDLC
4 8 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
4 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) People Management
5 6 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Business Development
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.50%) Line Management
8 3 (7.50%) Presales
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HNC
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
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