The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Development Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Director
Rank 898 963 981
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Director 13 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Median salary £90,000 £90,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £84,000 £73,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £99,000 £111,500
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £90,000 -

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Development Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Development Director in the job title.

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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Software Development Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Director
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Director within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 12 £90,000 -
Brighton - 5 £90,000 -
Hove - 5 £90,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £90,000 -
South East - 5 £90,000 -
London +44 2 £123,750 +30.26%
South West +3 2 £75,000 -16.66%
West Midlands - 2 £120,000 -
Devon - 2 £75,000 -
Edinburgh +6 1 - -
Scotland +1 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £120,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

Software Development Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Software Development Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Development Director in the job title.

1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Marketing
3 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
3 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (23.53%) Product Management
3 8 (23.53%) SaaS
4 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 4 (11.76%) Line Management
8 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
8 3 (8.82%) QA
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) MySQL
8 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services

Software Development Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Marketing
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
2 8 (23.53%) Product Management
3 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Line Management
6 4 (11.76%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) People Management
8 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com