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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
England / North West
Rank 223 219 192
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 25 20 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.37% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 56
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,519 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%

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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -6 17 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Lancashire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +5 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) Software Delivery
4 14 (30.43%) Project Management
5 13 (28.26%) QA
6 12 (26.09%) Programme Management
6 12 (26.09%) MS Project
6 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
6 12 (26.09%) Coaching
7 11 (23.91%) People Management
8 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (21.74%) Line Management
9 9 (19.57%) iPad
9 9 (19.57%) Performance Management
10 8 (17.39%) .NET
10 8 (17.39%) SDLC
11 6 (13.04%) MVC
11 6 (13.04%) C#
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.70%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
13 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.52%) Web Services
14 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
14 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
14 2 (4.35%) DevOps
14 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.35%) ITIL

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 12 (26.09%) MS Project
1 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) iPad
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Software Delivery
3 14 (30.43%) Project Management
4 12 (26.09%) Coaching
4 12 (26.09%) Programme Management
5 11 (23.91%) People Management
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (21.74%) Line Management
7 9 (19.57%) Performance Management
8 8 (17.39%) SDLC
9 6 (13.04%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
12 2 (4.35%) Kanban
12 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
12 2 (4.35%) TDD
12 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus
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