The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 146 164 165
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 34 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 17
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Development Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Development Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Development Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Development Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
Rochdale -1 3 £57,000 +21.27%
Stockport - 2 £41,500 -
Bolton - 1 £32,500 -
Development Manager
North West

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 30 (42.86%) Java
4 30 (42.86%) Scrum
5 23 (32.86%) TDD
6 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 16 (22.86%) Degree
7 16 (22.86%) BDD
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.00%) Finance
9 13 (18.57%) C++
10 12 (17.14%) HTML
10 12 (17.14%) CSS
10 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
10 12 (17.14%) MVC
10 12 (17.14%) SEO
11 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
11 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
12 10 (14.29%) Line Management
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) Business Development
12 10 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 10 (14.29%) jQuery
13 9 (12.86%) Marketing
13 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.86%) User Experience
14 8 (11.43%) DevOps
14 8 (11.43%) Windows

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.29%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) HTML
2 12 (17.14%) CSS
3 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.29%) jQuery
4 10 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
6 8 (11.43%) WCF
7 5 (7.14%) RESTful
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.71%) REST
9 3 (4.29%) Grails
9 3 (4.29%) Velocity
9 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.29%) Spring
9 3 (4.29%) JSP
9 3 (4.29%) Struts
9 3 (4.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.14%) Online Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) Scrum
3 23 (32.86%) TDD
4 16 (22.86%) BDD
5 12 (17.14%) MVC
5 12 (17.14%) SEO
5 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.29%) Line Management
7 10 (14.29%) Business Development
8 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.43%) DevOps
9 7 (10.00%) Coaching
9 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.00%) OO
9 7 (10.00%) RUP
9 7 (10.00%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.57%) C++
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.43%) VB6
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Telerik
3 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Unisys
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) HP