The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Manager
Rank 206 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 41 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.92% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 37
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,151 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,250 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.94%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Development Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Development Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Development Manager across the South West region.

Development Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Development Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Development Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +10 14 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Wiltshire +9 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire -16 8 £42,500 -22.72%
Somerset +6 5 £50,000 -
Devon -9 5 £43,000 -14.00%
Development Manager
England

Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 27 (36.49%) C#
2 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) .NET
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.68%) HTML
6 18 (24.32%) Java
7 17 (22.97%) CSS
8 15 (20.27%) Degree
9 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.57%) Project Management
11 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
12 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.16%) Line Management
13 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.16%) People Management
13 9 (12.16%) Business Development
13 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
14 8 (10.81%) Ajax
14 8 (10.81%) QA
14 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
14 8 (10.81%) MVC
14 8 (10.81%) Linux
15 7 (9.46%) C++
15 7 (9.46%) SQL
15 7 (9.46%) Change Management
15 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL

Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.41%) StreamWeaver
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Ant
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
4 5 (6.76%) Advertising
5 4 (5.41%) Retail
6 3 (4.05%) Publishing
6 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
7 2 (2.70%) Military
8 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) HTML
3 17 (22.97%) CSS
4 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.81%) Ajax
6 6 (8.11%) Web Services
6 6 (8.11%) jQuery
7 5 (6.76%) J2EE
8 4 (5.41%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.05%) POSIX
9 3 (4.05%) MFC
10 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (2.70%) WCF
10 2 (2.70%) LAMP
10 2 (2.70%) HTML5
10 2 (2.70%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Open Source
1 7 (9.46%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.05%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.70%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Equities
5 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (17.57%) Project Management
4 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.16%) Business Development
4 9 (12.16%) Line Management
4 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) People Management
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.81%) MVC
6 7 (9.46%) Change Management
6 7 (9.46%) Data Architecture
6 7 (9.46%) Software Architecture
7 6 (8.11%) Time Management
7 6 (8.11%) Coaching
7 6 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (8.11%) Process Management
7 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) C#
2 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) C++
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) C
6 4 (5.41%) COBOL
6 4 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.05%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) VC++
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) CIPD
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) PMP
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MBA
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) IBM
3 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
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