The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Director in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Director
Rank 911 871 914
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Director 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £95,000 £70,000 £120,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £70,000 £120,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -41.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Development Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Development Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Director within the UK.

Software Development Director Salary Trend in the UK

Software Development Director
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Director within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
South East -12 4 £95,000 +5.55%
England -46 4 £95,000 +35.71%
Oxford - 4 £95,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £95,000 -

Software Development Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development Director 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 Director in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) CMMI
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) RUP
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Physics
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Process Management
3 3 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap

Software Development Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development Director 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 Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Django
1 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) CMMI
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) RUP
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator