The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 173 187 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.100% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £57,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +2.88%
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 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
3403 3795 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.52% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 3124 3393
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%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
Rochdale - 3 £57,000 -
Software Development Manager
North West

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) RUP
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Coaching
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
5 4 (36.36%) People Management
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) DSDM
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) Degree

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) RUP
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) People Management
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Telerik
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) HP