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 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
Development Manager
Rank 140 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 45 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.30% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.37% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 50
Average salary £49,000 £48,750 £45,001
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
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
3611 3787 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.66% 94.91% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3166 3351
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 March 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 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
Bolton - 11 £49,000 -
Stockport +15 3 £52,500 -22.22%
Bury - 3 £42,500 - 1
Wigan -10 1 £47,500 +10.46%
Development Manager
North West

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 50 (56.82%) .NET
2 45 (51.14%) C#
2 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (43.18%) Scrum
4 33 (37.50%) Java
5 31 (35.23%) SQL
6 28 (31.82%) Degree
7 26 (29.55%) Windows
8 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 20 (22.73%) C++
9 19 (21.59%) Business Development
10 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
10 18 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (19.32%) Linux
12 16 (18.18%) Marketing
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.05%) Project Management
14 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
15 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
16 12 (13.64%) HTML
16 12 (13.64%) Finance
17 11 (12.50%) Retail
18 9 (10.23%) MVC
18 9 (10.23%) User Experience
19 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
19 8 (9.09%) Web Services
19 8 (9.09%) TDD
20 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
20 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) VPLS
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Subversion
1 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 16 (18.18%) Marketing
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 11 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) .NET
2 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.64%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) Web Services
5 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.82%) XML
6 6 (6.82%) XSLT
6 6 (6.82%) RESTful
7 4 (4.55%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.41%) jQuery
8 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.41%) PhoneGap
9 2 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.27%) WCF
9 2 (2.27%) Ninject
9 2 (2.27%) J2EE
9 2 (2.27%) WinForms
9 2 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) User Experience
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) iPhone
3 2 (2.27%) Telematics
4 1 (1.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) BBC
4 1 (1.14%) Informatics
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.18%) Scrum
3 19 (21.59%) Business Development
4 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 18 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (17.05%) Project Management
6 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.23%) MVC
8 8 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.68%) Marketing Intelligence
10 5 (5.68%) Logistics
11 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.55%) Web Development
11 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.55%) Software Architecture
12 3 (3.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) C#
2 33 (37.50%) Java
3 31 (35.23%) SQL
4 20 (22.73%) C++
5 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.41%) C
9 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Ab Initio
3 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.41%) Telerik
5 2 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
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