The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 247 249 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 10 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.093% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 17
Average salary £42,500 £45,225 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% -21.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £36,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,885 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.40% +3.63%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Development Manager
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 4 £50,250 +11.11%
Lancashire - 4 £41,750 -
Cheshire - 1 £52,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) QA
6 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 8 (28.57%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) WinForms
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (21.43%) WCF
9 6 (21.43%) WPF
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
9 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management
10 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) Business Development
11 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) CA Clarity
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) WinForms
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
3 6 (21.43%) WPF
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Flash
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Business Development
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Kanban
7 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) DSDM
7 2 (7.14%) RUP
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCSP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
2 6 (21.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Progress
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Meru Networks
3 1 (3.57%) Veeam
3 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro