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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 679 629 637
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 233 359 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 212 332 324
Median salary £60,000 £57,250 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016 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 30 August 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 -76 225 £60,000 +4.34% 25
South East -5 61 £55,000 -15.38% 8
London +5 56 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire +7 29 £57,500 +4.54% 5
North West +26 27 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Hampshire +5 23 £46,250 -7.50% 1
East Midlands +8 20 £57,500 +27.77% 1
West Yorkshire -9 19 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Midlands -26 18 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Lancashire +18 14 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds +7 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Chorley - 13 £45,000 - 1
City of London +57 12 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Surrey +3 12 £56,250 -13.46% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Nottingham +9 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Southampton -2 10 £42,500 - 1
South West -9 10 £67,500 +14.89% 3
Staffordshire +9 9 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Oxfordshire -2 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Fareham -5 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Berkshire -12 7 £67,500 -6.89% 1
East of England +8 6 £52,000 -5.45%
Manchester -6 6 £68,750 +30.95% 1
Birmingham -33 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Hull - 6 - -
East Yorkshire - 6 - -
Scotland +20 5 £66,250 +20.45% 2
Bristol +5 5 £67,500 +28.57% 1
West Sussex +2 5 £67,500 -16.66% 1

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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.

1 355 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.96%) Project Management
3 144 (26.67%) Scrum
4 139 (25.74%) Java
5 131 (24.26%) .NET
6 124 (22.96%) SDLC
7 105 (19.44%) C#
8 99 (18.33%) Finance
9 88 (16.30%) PRINCE2
10 87 (16.11%) Software Engineering
11 83 (15.37%) Degree
12 82 (15.19%) QA
13 77 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 76 (14.07%) Microsoft
15 74 (13.70%) SQL Server
16 69 (12.78%) Mentoring
17 65 (12.04%) Line Management
18 61 (11.30%) Linux
19 54 (10.00%) JavaScript
20 53 (9.81%) SQL
21 51 (9.44%) ASP.NET
21 51 (9.44%) Software Delivery
22 47 (8.70%) Waterfall
22 47 (8.70%) TDD
23 45 (8.33%) HTML
24 44 (8.15%) CSS
25 42 (7.78%) C++
26 40 (7.41%) MVC
27 39 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
27 39 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement

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 16 (2.96%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.67%) Confluence
3 8 (1.48%) CMS
4 5 (0.93%) IIS
4 5 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.56%) Apache
5 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.37%) JBoss
6 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.19%) Drupal
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (5.19%) MS Project
2 26 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.74%) MS Office
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.07%) SaaS
2 18 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.63%) Internet
2 9 (1.67%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) Extranet
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Modbus
4 1 (0.19%) SNMP
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.56%) MySQL
3 24 (4.44%) Big Data
4 13 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.33%) JIRA
3 17 (3.15%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.74%) Artifactory
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.37%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.19%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 99 (18.33%) Finance
2 31 (5.74%) Retail
3 25 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.70%) Banking
5 18 (3.33%) Marketing
6 17 (3.15%) Games
7 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.30%) Electronics
9 6 (1.11%) Law
9 6 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
10 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.93%) Front Office
10 5 (0.93%) Legal
10 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Publishing
11 4 (0.74%) Welsh Language
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (24.26%) .NET
2 51 (9.44%) ASP.NET
3 45 (8.33%) HTML
4 44 (8.15%) CSS
5 32 (5.93%) Web Services
6 25 (4.63%) XML
7 21 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (3.70%) J2EE
9 16 (2.96%) jQuery
10 15 (2.78%) Node.js
10 15 (2.78%) WCF
11 14 (2.59%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.59%) HTML5
12 13 (2.41%) CSS3
12 13 (2.41%) JSON
13 12 (2.22%) LAMP
14 11 (2.04%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.04%) SOAP
15 10 (1.85%) Ajax
16 8 (1.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.96%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.04%) User Experience
5 11 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.85%) Fintech
7 9 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.48%) PMI
9 7 (1.30%) iPad
10 5 (0.93%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.56%) NHS
11 3 (0.56%) Online Games
12 2 (0.37%) Equities
12 2 (0.37%) iSeries
12 2 (0.37%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.30%) Linux
2 31 (5.74%) Unix
3 19 (3.52%) Windows
4 12 (2.22%) Android
5 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) CentOS
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.37%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.96%) Project Management
3 144 (26.67%) Scrum
4 124 (22.96%) SDLC
5 88 (16.30%) PRINCE2
6 87 (16.11%) Software Engineering
7 77 (14.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (12.78%) Mentoring
9 65 (12.04%) Line Management
10 51 (9.44%) Software Delivery
11 47 (8.70%) TDD
11 47 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 40 (7.41%) MVC
13 39 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (7.22%) DevOps
14 35 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 32 (5.93%) Open Source
16 29 (5.37%) CRM
16 29 (5.37%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.74%) Java
2 105 (19.44%) C#
3 54 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.81%) SQL
5 42 (7.78%) C++
6 25 (4.63%) C
6 25 (4.63%) PHP
7 23 (4.26%) Python
8 17 (3.15%) Ruby
9 16 (2.96%) Scala
10 12 (2.22%) Perl
11 11 (2.04%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.11%) VB
13 5 (0.93%) Erlang
13 5 (0.93%) Haskell
13 5 (0.93%) Lisp
13 5 (0.93%) VB6
14 4 (0.74%) F#
15 3 (0.56%) Go
15 3 (0.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 83 (15.37%) Degree
2 37 (6.85%) PMP
3 32 (5.93%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) CISA
9 1 (0.19%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) IISP
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.19%) QA
2 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.74%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Firmware
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Graphite
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.70%) Oracle
3 8 (1.48%) SAP
4 6 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 5 (0.93%) BMC
5 5 (0.93%) Google
5 5 (0.93%) HP
6 4 (0.74%) Remedy
6 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.56%) Canon
7 3 (0.56%) iManage
7 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.37%) Charles River
8 2 (0.37%) Facebook
8 2 (0.37%) Northgate
8 2 (0.37%) Pega
8 2 (0.37%) Sybase
8 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.37%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum plus bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Berwick Partners
Salary: £55,000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits Package + Free onsite lunch
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + stock + gym + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Company Car & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East Sussex
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Circa £60,000 DOE
Posted: 27 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 26 days ago