The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 100 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.98% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £58,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Software Development Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1640 1635 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.47% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1207 1388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,799 £51,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 12 £52,500 -
Warrington +16 2 £50,000 -14.52%
Chester - 1 - -
Software Development Manager
North West

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software Development Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Development Manager in their job title.

1 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) User Experience
3 29 (65.91%) PhoneGap
3 29 (65.91%) CSS
3 29 (65.91%) HTML
4 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 28 (63.64%) HTML5
4 28 (63.64%) Resource Management
4 28 (63.64%) Objective-C
5 27 (61.36%) Telerik
5 27 (61.36%) Subversion
5 27 (61.36%) Xamarin
6 26 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (13.64%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) Line Management
10 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 4 (9.09%) Java
11 3 (6.82%) Project Management
11 3 (6.82%) Scrum
12 2 (4.55%) Finance
12 2 (4.55%) MVC
12 2 (4.55%) SOA

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software Development Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) CSS
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) PhoneGap
3 28 (63.64%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) WinForms
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (68.18%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Resource Management
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
3 5 (11.36%) Line Management
4 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) People Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
6 2 (4.55%) MVC
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Product Management
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) Objective-C
2 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (61.36%) Telerik
2 27 (61.36%) Xamarin