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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 244 230 203
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 20 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.26% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.27% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 56
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +6.66%
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
6193 5855 7119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.86% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5211 4841 6076
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 10 £57,500 - 2
Lancashire -4 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Cheshire +6 1 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 20 (42.55%) Software Delivery
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) SDLC
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.04%) Project Management
6 15 (31.91%) MS Visio
6 15 (31.91%) MS Project
6 15 (31.91%) Programme Management
7 9 (19.15%) .NET
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.89%) MVC
9 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.89%) C#
10 6 (12.77%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.77%) QA
10 6 (12.77%) Coaching
10 6 (12.77%) People Management
11 5 (10.64%) Line Management
11 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.64%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) JSON
11 5 (10.64%) Ajax
11 5 (10.64%) CSS
11 5 (10.64%) Web Services
11 5 (10.64%) HTML
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 4 (8.51%) J2EE
12 4 (8.51%) JavaScript

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 4 (8.51%) CMS
1 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Project
1 15 (31.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Ajax
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) JSON
2 5 (10.64%) WCF
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) J2EE
3 4 (8.51%) jQuery
3 4 (8.51%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) XSLT
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.13%) CSS3
5 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) iPad
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Delivery
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) SDLC
4 16 (34.04%) Project Management
5 15 (31.91%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.89%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) Coaching
8 6 (12.77%) People Management
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.64%) Line Management
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.51%) B2C
10 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
11 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
12 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Lotus
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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