The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 167 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 77 91 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.32% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.38% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 79 70
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,564
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Development Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Development Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Development Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Development Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Development Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +2 45 £49,000 +0.51% 4
Cheshire +9 20 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Lancashire -4 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Merseyside +13 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Development Manager
England

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 114 (64.41%) .NET
2 77 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (38.98%) SQL
4 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
5 55 (31.07%) C#
6 51 (28.81%) Java
7 50 (28.25%) HTML
8 47 (26.55%) User Experience
9 43 (24.29%) Microsoft
9 43 (24.29%) Scrum
10 41 (23.16%) Resource Management
10 41 (23.16%) CSS
11 40 (22.60%) PhoneGap
11 40 (22.60%) HTML5
12 39 (22.03%) Objective-C
13 38 (21.47%) Telerik
13 38 (21.47%) Subversion
13 38 (21.47%) Xamarin
14 36 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (18.64%) Degree
16 28 (15.82%) Windows
17 27 (15.25%) Mentoring
18 25 (14.12%) ASP.NET
19 24 (13.56%) Project Management
20 23 (12.99%) Software Engineering
21 22 (12.43%) Business Development
22 20 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
22 20 (11.30%) C++
22 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
22 20 (11.30%) Line Management

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.13%) Node.js
3 1 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) MPLS
2 1 (0.56%) VPLS
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.13%) Big Data
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (21.47%) Subversion
2 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 17 (9.60%) Retail
1 17 (9.60%) Marketing
2 16 (9.04%) Finance
3 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.39%) Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Games
6 2 (1.13%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (64.41%) .NET
2 50 (28.25%) HTML
3 41 (23.16%) CSS
4 40 (22.60%) HTML5
4 40 (22.60%) PhoneGap
5 25 (14.12%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.78%) jQuery
7 10 (5.65%) Web Services
8 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.52%) RESTful
10 6 (3.39%) XML
10 6 (3.39%) XSLT
11 4 (2.26%) WinForms
11 4 (2.26%) J2EE
11 4 (2.26%) WCF
12 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (1.13%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.55%) User Experience
2 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.13%) iPhone
4 2 (1.13%) Telematics
5 1 (0.56%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) BBC
5 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.56%) Equities
5 1 (0.56%) Informatics
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.82%) Windows
2 17 (9.60%) Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Android
4 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.29%) Scrum
3 41 (23.16%) Resource Management
4 27 (15.25%) Mentoring
5 24 (13.56%) Project Management
6 23 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.43%) Business Development
8 20 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (11.30%) Line Management
9 13 (7.34%) MVC
10 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.21%) Coaching
11 11 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.65%) TDD
13 9 (5.08%) People Management
14 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2
15 7 (3.95%) Web Development
16 6 (3.39%) Web Application Development
16 6 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.98%) SQL
2 58 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 55 (31.07%) C#
4 51 (28.81%) Java
5 39 (22.03%) Objective-C
6 20 (11.30%) C++
7 12 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.39%) PHP
9 3 (1.69%) C
10 1 (0.56%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (18.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.47%) Telerik
2 38 (21.47%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.39%) Oracle
4 5 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.82%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.13%) SAP
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco
5 2 (1.13%) Google
5 2 (1.13%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) FrontRange
6 1 (0.56%) Pega
6 1 (0.56%) Oneserve
6 1 (0.56%) BT
6 1 (0.56%) Avaya
6 1 (0.56%) Sage
6 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Amdocs
6 1 (0.56%) Mitel
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