Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineering Manager was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1156 1233
Rank change year-on-year +82 +77 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineering Manager 102 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.021% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 69 30 34
UK median annual salary £87,500 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% - +26.09%
10th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £51,975
90th Percentile £104,000 £116,250 £93,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £67,500 £71,500
% change year-on-year -5.19% -5.59% +24.35%

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering Manager in the UK

Software Engineering Manager
Top 12 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 19 January 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 +59 77 £90,000 +28.57% 23
UK excluding London +47 52 £64,000 -5.19% 18
London +46 50 £95,000 +15.15% 5
Scotland - 25 £60,000 -
North of England +14 14 £64,000 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +36 10 £64,000 -20.00% 4
South West +7 7 £71,250 -16.18% 6
Midlands +14 4 £62,500 -3.85% 2
North West - 4 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £67,500 - 2
East Midlands +19 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 84 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (59.80%) Java
4 42 (41.18%) DevOps
5 38 (37.25%) React
6 34 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 34 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (32.35%) TDD
8 29 (28.43%) HTML
9 28 (27.45%) HTML5
10 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
10 25 (24.51%) SDLC
11 24 (23.53%) Coaching
12 23 (22.55%) BDD
13 22 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (21.57%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (20.59%) Node.js
15 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
15 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
15 20 (19.61%) Python
16 19 (18.63%) Finance
16 19 (18.63%) Scrum
16 19 (18.63%) Scala
17 18 (17.65%) .NET
17 18 (17.65%) Web Services
17 18 (17.65%) Docker
18 16 (15.69%) Software Delivery
18 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (15.69%) Java EE
19 15 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery

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 13 (12.75%) Apache
2 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.84%) nginx
3 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Big Data
2 9 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.84%) MySQL
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.90%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.98%) Flink
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (4.90%) gulp
4 5 (4.90%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.90%) webpack
5 3 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Multimedia
3 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Electronics
3 8 (7.84%) Online Betting
3 8 (7.84%) Retail
4 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.86%) Marketing
4 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.90%) Advertising
6 4 (3.92%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) React
2 29 (28.43%) HTML
3 28 (27.45%) HTML5
4 21 (20.59%) Node.js
5 20 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 18 (17.65%) .NET
6 18 (17.65%) Web Services
7 16 (15.69%) Java EE
8 14 (13.73%) XML
9 9 (8.82%) REST
9 9 (8.82%) Velocity
10 8 (7.84%) jQuery
10 8 (7.84%) JSON
10 8 (7.84%) Kafka
10 8 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (7.84%) RESTful
11 7 (6.86%) Spring
12 6 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.90%) CSS
13 5 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.80%) User Experience
3 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Fintech
6 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Android
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 84 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.18%) DevOps
4 34 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 33 (32.35%) TDD
6 25 (24.51%) SDLC
7 24 (23.53%) Coaching
8 23 (22.55%) BDD
9 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
10 19 (18.63%) Scrum
11 16 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (15.69%) Software Delivery
12 15 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (14.71%) Line Management
13 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
13 14 (13.73%) SOA
14 13 (12.75%) OO
14 13 (12.75%) Programme Management
15 12 (11.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.80%) Java
2 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) Python
4 19 (18.63%) Scala
5 11 (10.78%) C#
6 10 (9.80%) PHP
7 8 (7.84%) Go
8 7 (6.86%) C++
9 5 (4.90%) ES6
9 5 (4.90%) SQL
10 3 (2.94%) Clojure
10 3 (2.94%) Ruby
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
1 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) GCP
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) TickIT
4 1 (0.98%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Ansible
1 5 (4.90%) Mesos
2 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Google
2 7 (6.86%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) Apple
3 6 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.88%) Facebook
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com