The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
England / North West
Rank 221 213 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 27 21 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.38% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 55
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,596 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%

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
5831 5365 6788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.80% 96.49% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4870 4505 5687
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Development Manager in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 20 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Merseyside - 4 £52,500 -
Cheshire +13 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Software Development Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) QA
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
5 12 (26.09%) Project Management
5 12 (26.09%) iPad
5 12 (26.09%) Line Management
5 12 (26.09%) People Management
5 12 (26.09%) Coaching
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 10 (21.74%) Software Delivery
7 10 (21.74%) C#
8 9 (19.57%) MS Project
8 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
8 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
9 7 (15.22%) MVC
10 6 (13.04%) HTML
10 6 (13.04%) SQL
10 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) Legal
12 4 (8.70%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.70%) Web Services
13 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
13 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (6.52%) Law
13 3 (6.52%) CSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Project
1 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Infor CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Legal
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) DHTML
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) Laravel
6 1 (2.17%) LESS
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) iPad
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Coaching
2 12 (26.09%) Line Management
2 12 (26.09%) People Management
2 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (21.74%) Performance Management
4 10 (21.74%) Software Delivery
5 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Process Management
11 2 (4.35%) Scrum
11 2 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) J#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus
3 1 (2.17%) Zend
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