The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 667 674 656
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 224 234 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 183 213 191
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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 -1 202 £55,000 - 18
London -10 51 £65,000 -7.14% 6
South East -5 39 £57,500 - 4
North West +29 34 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire -2 30 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -15 23 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Leeds -6 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cheshire +16 17 £52,500 -10.25%
East of England +9 16 £60,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -25 15 £52,500 -
Wales -3 14 £55,000 +10.00%
South Wales -7 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Cardiff +4 12 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 12 £52,500 -
Manchester +9 10 £49,000 -6.66% 1
South West -24 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -14 9 £55,000 -16.66%
City of London +2 8 £70,000 - 2
Berkshire -5 7 £87,500 +40.00%
Surrey -8 7 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Birmingham -8 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Oxfordshire - 7 £57,500 - 2
East Midlands +15 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Lancashire +9 6 £55,000 +31.73%
Norfolk - 6 £60,000 -
Norwich - 6 £60,000 -
Scotland +22 5 £51,000 +2.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Nottingham -4 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £55,500 -14.61%

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 239 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (46.36%) .NET
3 152 (31.60%) C#
4 124 (25.78%) Java
5 113 (23.49%) SQL
6 111 (23.08%) Project Management
6 111 (23.08%) Scrum
7 108 (22.45%) JavaScript
8 96 (19.96%) HTML
9 92 (19.13%) Software Engineering
10 91 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 89 (18.50%) Degree
12 83 (17.26%) Finance
13 80 (16.63%) CSS
14 65 (13.51%) C++
15 62 (12.89%) Waterfall
16 56 (11.64%) SQL Server
17 52 (10.81%) Linux
18 50 (10.40%) User Experience
19 49 (10.19%) Windows
20 48 (9.98%) MS Excel
20 48 (9.98%) Line Management
21 47 (9.77%) HTML5
21 47 (9.77%) PRINCE2
22 46 (9.56%) People Management
23 44 (9.15%) Mentoring
24 43 (8.94%) OO
24 43 (8.94%) ASP.NET
24 43 (8.94%) Resource Management
25 41 (8.52%) Subversion

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Development Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.29%) IIS
3 7 (1.46%) Apache
3 7 (1.46%) Alfresco
4 5 (1.04%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.62%) Drupal
6 3 (0.62%) JBoss
6 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 48 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.08%) MS Project
3 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.12%) SaaS
3 6 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.87%) RFID
2 6 (1.25%) Internet
3 5 (1.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.04%) FTP
4 4 (0.83%) SMTP
4 4 (0.83%) IMAP
5 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) Wireless
6 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.29%) MySQL
4 9 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (8.52%) Subversion
2 26 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.33%) JIRA
5 11 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.25%) JUnit
6 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.83%) Maven
7 4 (0.83%) Gradle
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.42%) NUnit
8 2 (0.42%) TestNG
8 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.42%) Moq
8 2 (0.42%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.21%) PROIV
9 1 (0.21%) PVCS
9 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 83 (17.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.53%) Banking
3 13 (2.70%) Games
3 13 (2.70%) Electronics
4 12 (2.49%) Marketing
5 11 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.66%) Military
8 6 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.25%) Back Office
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) Retail
10 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (46.36%) .NET
2 96 (19.96%) HTML
3 80 (16.63%) CSS
4 47 (9.77%) HTML5
5 43 (8.94%) ASP.NET
6 36 (7.48%) PhoneGap
7 32 (6.65%) Spring
8 31 (6.44%) J2EE
8 31 (6.44%) Web Services
9 25 (5.20%) Ajax
10 24 (4.99%) jQuery
11 16 (3.33%) XML
12 11 (2.29%) SOAP
12 11 (2.29%) WinForms
12 11 (2.29%) WCF
13 10 (2.08%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (1.87%) REST
15 8 (1.66%) Velocity
15 8 (1.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.40%) User Experience
2 36 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.24%) Open Source
4 16 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.87%) Web 2.0
8 7 (1.46%) PMI
8 7 (1.46%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.04%) iPad
9 5 (1.04%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.62%) DTV
10 3 (0.62%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.42%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.42%) Economics
11 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.81%) Linux
2 49 (10.19%) Windows
3 10 (2.08%) UNIX
4 9 (1.87%) Android
4 9 (1.87%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (23.08%) Project Management
2 111 (23.08%) Scrum
3 92 (19.13%) Software Engineering
4 62 (12.89%) Waterfall
5 48 (9.98%) Line Management
6 47 (9.77%) PRINCE2
7 46 (9.56%) People Management
8 44 (9.15%) Mentoring
9 43 (8.94%) OO
9 43 (8.94%) Resource Management
10 41 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (8.32%) MVC
12 38 (7.90%) Coaching
13 34 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 32 (6.65%) TDD
15 26 (5.41%) Software Delivery
16 25 (5.20%) Business Analysis
17 23 (4.78%) CRM
18 21 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 152 (31.60%) C#
2 124 (25.78%) Java
3 113 (23.49%) SQL
4 108 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 65 (13.51%) C++
6 39 (8.11%) C
7 35 (7.28%) Objective-C
8 21 (4.37%) PHP
9 20 (4.16%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.16%) Python
10 16 (3.33%) Perl
11 12 (2.49%) Ruby
12 11 (2.29%) VB
13 10 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.87%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.87%) Embedded C++
15 8 (1.66%) Ada
16 5 (1.04%) VBScript
17 4 (0.83%) Groovy
17 4 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (18.50%) Degree
2 15 (3.12%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.66%) PMP
5 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.04%) APMP
5 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.62%) MCP
7 3 (0.62%) MCSE
7 3 (0.62%) MCSA
7 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.11%) QA
2 13 (2.70%) SLA
3 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.29%) Firmware
2 2 (0.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
1 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.28%) Xamarin
3 34 (7.07%) Telerik
4 28 (5.82%) Oracle
5 11 (2.29%) Sybase
6 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.25%) hybris
7 5 (1.04%) IBM
8 4 (0.83%) Google
9 2 (0.42%) SAP
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
10 1 (0.21%) BEA
10 1 (0.21%) Zend
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.21%) Pega
10 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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