The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 227 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 7 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 9
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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 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
5917 4756 5500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.17% 94.99% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4935 4113 4877
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Software Development Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Gloucestershire -8 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Bristol -14 2 £41,500 -33.60%
Dorset - 2 £70,000 -
Devon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) WSDL

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) XHTML
3 2 (11.11%) WSDL
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) XSL
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft