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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Director
Rank 921 929 929
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Director 14 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Average salary £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £77,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £106,250 £89,500
UK excluding London average salary £90,000 £70,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Director over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Software Development Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Director
Top 19 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 11 February 2016. 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
England +25 13 £92,500 +8.82% 5
London +10 4 £100,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £110,000 +57.14% 3
South East +15 2 £90,000 -10.00%
South West -10 2 £86,250 +72.50% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £110,000 - 2
Brighton - 2 £90,000 -
Hove - 2 £90,000 -
Worcester - 2 £110,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £90,000 -
Bristol -9 1 £92,500 +85.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £80,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £80,000 -
York - 1 £85,000 -
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -

Software Development Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (25.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Product Management
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) MySQL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning

Software Development Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Product Management
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) People Management
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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