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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 219 225 210
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 21 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 20
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Bristol +9 6 £53,250 -14.80%
Gloucestershire -12 5 £55,000 -
Devon - 4 £42,300 -
Dorset -2 3 £37,500 -
Wiltshire -9 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (46.43%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (32.14%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) People Management
7 5 (17.86%) UNIX
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) C++
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) DO-178B
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (14.29%) Alfresco
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) POSIX
6 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) XSL
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) MFC
8 1 (3.57%) LAMP
8 1 (3.57%) Sass
8 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) People Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) OOD
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) C
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PMP
2 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle