The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £52,163 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Manager
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 88 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.60% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Median salary £52,163 £65,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.66% +42.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,039 £54,750 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,750 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.45% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 973 1281 1364
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.49% 97.79% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1088 1119
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Wales

Software Manager
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Manager in Wales.

Salary trend for Software Manager in Wales

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in Wales

Software Manager
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +15 4 £52,331 -20.40%
West Wales - 2 £49,039 -
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software 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 across the Wales region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Welsh Language
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Grafana
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) CSS

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (37.50%) Welsh Language
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CakePHP
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Erlang
3 1 (12.50%) Haskell
3 1 (12.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) WSO2
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft