The median annual salary for a Software Manager was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 198 199
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Manager 13 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 26
Median salary £43,750 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.86% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.78% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Manager in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Manager in the West Midlands

Software Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +5 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire +10 3 £42,500 -18.26% 1
Staffordshire +10 1 £67,500 +42.10%
Coventry -16 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 19 (38.78%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Time Management
3 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.45%) SDLC
4 10 (20.41%) QA
4 10 (20.41%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (14.29%) Legal
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 7 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
7 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
8 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (8.16%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (8.16%) Software Licensing
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.16%) ITSM

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.04%) OpenEdge
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.08%) Riak
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Express
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Sequelize
4 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Time Management
3 11 (22.45%) SDLC
3 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps
5 7 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
5 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
7 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) ITSM
8 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (8.16%) Software Licensing
9 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) C#
1 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
3 4 (8.16%) VB
3 4 (8.16%) VB6
4 2 (4.08%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.08%) APMP
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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