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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 248 247 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 6
Average salary £52,500 £55,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +21.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,950 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
6406 7073 6487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.55% 94.76% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5333 5773 5586
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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
Manchester +7 4 £57,000 +14.00% 1
Cheshire -1 4 £53,750 -6.52% 1
Lancashire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Coaching
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) User Experience
7 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) GPRS
7 5 (22.73%) UMTS
7 5 (22.73%) Windows CE
7 5 (22.73%) Validation
7 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) QA
7 5 (22.73%) Android
8 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
8 4 (18.18%) Business Development
8 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (18.18%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) GPRS
1 5 (22.73%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows CE
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Mobile
1 5 (22.73%) Android
1 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) CAD
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
4 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 4 (18.18%) People Management
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) RPG
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Autodesk
3 2 (9.09%) Telerik
3 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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