The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 231 240 245
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 13 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £52,500 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.74% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,950 £38,850 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £52,680
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Software 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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Development Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Lancashire +1 5 £52,500 +25.74%
Manchester +2 4 £49,750 -0.99% 3
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 39 (57.35%) SQL
3 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
5 27 (39.71%) HTML
5 27 (39.71%) CSS
5 27 (39.71%) User Experience
6 26 (38.24%) PhoneGap
6 26 (38.24%) Resource Management
7 25 (36.76%) HTML5
7 25 (36.76%) Apple Swift
7 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
7 25 (36.76%) Objective-C
8 24 (35.29%) Subversion
8 24 (35.29%) Telerik
8 24 (35.29%) Xamarin
9 23 (33.82%) Java
9 23 (33.82%) C#
10 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (30.88%) Scrum
12 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
12 16 (23.53%) Degree
13 13 (19.12%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (19.12%) Windows
14 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
15 11 (16.18%) Linux
15 11 (16.18%) C++
16 9 (13.24%) Line Management
16 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
17 7 (10.29%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 27 (39.71%) HTML
2 27 (39.71%) CSS
3 26 (38.24%) PhoneGap
4 25 (36.76%) HTML5
5 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.41%) J2EE
6 3 (4.41%) jQuery
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.94%) WinForms
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
8 1 (1.47%) MFC
8 1 (1.47%) Spring
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.47%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.47%) Equities
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Resource Management
3 21 (30.88%) Scrum
4 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.12%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.24%) Line Management
7 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.29%) Coaching
9 6 (8.82%) People Management
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.88%) MVC
10 4 (5.88%) Project Management
11 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.41%) RUP
11 3 (4.41%) TDD
11 3 (4.41%) BDD
12 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.94%) Product Management
12 2 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (36.76%) Apple Swift
3 25 (36.76%) Objective-C
4 23 (33.82%) Java
4 23 (33.82%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) RPG
8 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Telerik
2 24 (35.29%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.47%) Pega
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago