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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 233 223 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 11 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -2.38%
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
5777 5948 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.89% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4911 4385
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 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
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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 - 4 £65,000 -
Wiltshire -9 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Devon -17 3 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Bristol -10 1 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) People Management
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) DTV
8 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Electronics
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Mason
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Struts
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) DTV
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) People Management
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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