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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 208 225 271
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 42 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.28% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.29% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 3
Average salary £50,000 £58,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Cheshire +3 24 £51,500 -11.96% 2
Manchester -3 14 £49,000 -38.75% 5
Lancashire - 2 £55,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (79.31%) .NET
2 34 (58.62%) SQL
3 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.21%) C#
5 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) CSS
6 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (29.31%) Resource Management
7 17 (29.31%) Objective-C
7 17 (29.31%) PhoneGap
8 16 (27.59%) Subversion
8 16 (27.59%) HTML5
8 16 (27.59%) User Experience
8 16 (27.59%) Scrum
8 16 (27.59%) Telerik
8 16 (27.59%) Xamarin
9 15 (25.86%) Degree
10 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (22.41%) Windows
11 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
12 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (18.97%) Project Management
12 11 (18.97%) Java
13 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.52%) MVC
14 8 (13.79%) C++
15 7 (12.07%) Linux
15 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
15 7 (12.07%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (79.31%) .NET
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
3 17 (29.31%) PhoneGap
4 16 (27.59%) HTML5
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.62%) WinForms
7 3 (5.17%) Web Services
8 2 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.72%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.72%) LINQ
9 1 (1.72%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) LIMS
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Informatics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Resource Management
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
4 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 9 (15.52%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.34%) People Management
9 5 (8.62%) Line Management
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.17%) ITIL
11 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.45%) Time Management
12 2 (3.45%) Product Management
12 2 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) C#
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) Objective-C
5 11 (18.97%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) C++
7 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Telerik
2 16 (27.59%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
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