The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
UK
Rank 663 677 619
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 189 251 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 172 222 308
Median salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £41,840
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.84%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend

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

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Manager over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Development Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +21 183 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South East +42 55 £55,000 -8.33% 4
London +44 32 £75,000 +20.00% 3
South West +29 31 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West -5 24 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Bristol +13 18 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Hampshire +11 17 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Manchester -11 16 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Berkshire +52 14 £55,000 -24.13% 2
West Sussex +16 12 £72,500 +31.81%
East Midlands +13 11 £65,000 -7.14% 1
West Midlands +3 11 £55,000 - 3
Bracknell - 11 £47,500 - 1
East of England +19 10 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Crawley +6 10 £72,500 +31.81%
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £65,000 -
Nottingham -7 8 £65,000 -
Basingstoke -1 6 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Birmingham -5 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Gloucestershire - 6 £54,500 -
North East - 6 £70,000 -
City of London +29 5 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Surrey +26 5 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Milton Keynes +14 5 £60,000 -11.11%
Andover - 5 £47,500 -
Essex +21 4 £53,750 +53.57%
Scotland +15 4 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £60,000 +2.12%
Lancashire -6 4 £45,000 +28.57%

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Software Development Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 238 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (31.73%) Project Management
3 101 (26.93%) .NET
4 87 (23.20%) Java
5 84 (22.40%) Scrum
6 82 (21.87%) SDLC
7 78 (20.80%) Finance
8 69 (18.40%) Microsoft
9 63 (16.80%) C#
10 60 (16.00%) QA
11 56 (14.93%) Line Management
12 54 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (13.33%) SQL
14 49 (13.07%) Software Engineering
14 49 (13.07%) DevOps
14 49 (13.07%) People Management
14 49 (13.07%) Waterfall
15 44 (11.73%) Software Delivery
16 42 (11.20%) Coaching
16 42 (11.20%) SQL Server
17 40 (10.67%) JavaScript
17 40 (10.67%) PRINCE2
18 38 (10.13%) Mentoring
19 36 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
19 36 (9.60%) Degree
20 34 (9.07%) ASP.NET
21 33 (8.80%) MVC
22 32 (8.53%) Telecoms
22 32 (8.53%) Banking
23 30 (8.00%) TDD

Software Development Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.07%) Confluence
1 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.27%) Jetty
4 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (5.60%) MS Project
2 20 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.73%) Internet
2 10 (2.67%) SSL
3 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.60%) Firewall
5 4 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.07%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (1.07%) VPN
5 4 (1.07%) Wireless
6 3 (0.80%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.67%) Big Data
3 23 (6.13%) MySQL
4 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.80%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.53%) GIS
9 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.27%) Redis
10 1 (0.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (4.00%) JIRA
2 13 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.27%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.27%) jMock
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) TestNG
General
1 78 (20.80%) Finance
2 32 (8.53%) Banking
2 32 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.47%) Retail
4 17 (4.53%) Marketing
5 11 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.40%) Games
7 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 5 (1.33%) Publishing
9 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.80%) French Language
10 3 (0.80%) Front Office
10 3 (0.80%) German Language
10 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (26.93%) .NET
2 34 (9.07%) ASP.NET
3 28 (7.47%) HTML
4 21 (5.60%) CSS
5 16 (4.27%) XML
6 15 (4.00%) Web Services
7 14 (3.73%) .NET Framework
8 13 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.93%) jQuery
10 10 (2.67%) HTML5
11 9 (2.40%) WCF
12 7 (1.87%) Entity Framework
12 7 (1.87%) LINQ
13 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.60%) CGI
13 6 (1.60%) REST
14 5 (1.33%) CSS3
14 5 (1.33%) JSON
15 4 (1.07%) Ajax
15 4 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.27%) iPad
3 13 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.13%) PMI
6 7 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.87%) User Experience
7 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.80%) Fintech
9 3 (0.80%) Online Games
9 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.27%) Equities
11 1 (0.27%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.93%) Linux
2 15 (4.00%) Unix
3 10 (2.67%) Windows
4 9 (2.40%) Android
4 9 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (31.73%) Project Management
3 84 (22.40%) Scrum
4 82 (21.87%) SDLC
5 56 (14.93%) Line Management
6 54 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (13.07%) DevOps
7 49 (13.07%) People Management
7 49 (13.07%) Software Engineering
7 49 (13.07%) Waterfall
8 44 (11.73%) Software Delivery
9 42 (11.20%) Coaching
10 40 (10.67%) PRINCE2
11 38 (10.13%) Mentoring
12 36 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (8.80%) MVC
14 30 (8.00%) TDD
15 28 (7.47%) E-Commerce
16 20 (5.33%) BDD
16 20 (5.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.20%) Java
2 63 (16.80%) C#
3 50 (13.33%) SQL
4 40 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.60%) PHP
6 17 (4.53%) Python
7 15 (4.00%) Perl
8 14 (3.73%) C
8 14 (3.73%) C++
8 14 (3.73%) Ruby
9 11 (2.93%) Scala
10 10 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.07%) Clojure
11 4 (1.07%) F#
11 4 (1.07%) Go
11 4 (1.07%) Rust
12 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 36 (9.60%) Degree
2 16 (4.27%) PMP
3 14 (3.73%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) CCNA
5 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.53%) APMP
6 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (16.00%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.60%) SLA
5 3 (0.80%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.53%) Ansible
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.47%) Oracle
3 5 (1.33%) VMware
4 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.07%) Cisco
4 4 (1.07%) Juniper
4 4 (1.07%) SAP
5 2 (0.53%) Apple
5 2 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.53%) Sybase
6 1 (0.27%) Epicor
6 1 (0.27%) IFS
6 1 (0.27%) Infor
6 1 (0.27%) Lotus
6 1 (0.27%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.27%) Sage
6 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Please see advert for benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Frog Education Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Fantastic pay and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago