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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 655 685 659
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 239 224 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 223 214 190
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 232 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East +18 74 £65,000 +19.26% 7
London -1 45 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire +39 37 £60,000 +30.43% 4
West Yorkshire +29 33 £60,000 +30.43% 4
Surrey +18 31 £65,000 - 2
South West -15 19 £60,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +16 18 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Leeds +21 16 £60,000 +30.43% 2
East Midlands -7 15 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -12 15 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Bradford - 15 £55,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 12 £65,000 -
Hampshire +9 11 £53,750 +13.15% 3
North West +5 11 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Newbury - 9 £70,000 - 1
Leicestershire +15 8 £45,000 -
Leicester +13 8 £45,000 -
East Sussex +10 8 £60,000 +12.14%
Bristol -15 8 £57,500 +41.10%
East of England -15 8 £60,000 +6.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 7 £55,000 +18.91%
Woking +8 7 £55,000 +1.85% 2
Tyne and Wear 0 7 £55,000 +18.91%
North East -1 7 £55,000 +18.91%
City of London +17 6 £65,000 +36.84%
Brighton +9 6 £60,000 +12.14%
Birmingham +2 6 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Reading -1 6 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Gloucestershire -12 5 £65,000 +18.18%

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 280 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (38.41%) .NET
3 150 (34.09%) C#
4 120 (27.27%) Java
5 117 (26.59%) SDLC
6 102 (23.18%) Project Management
7 95 (21.59%) Finance
8 81 (18.41%) Scrum
9 78 (17.73%) Mentoring
10 76 (17.27%) Software Engineering
11 73 (16.59%) Degree
12 66 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 65 (14.77%) SQL Server
14 63 (14.32%) QA
15 61 (13.86%) SQL
16 60 (13.64%) Microsoft
17 59 (13.41%) HTML
18 57 (12.95%) Computer Science
18 57 (12.95%) Software Delivery
18 57 (12.95%) People Management
19 50 (11.36%) Line Management
20 46 (10.45%) C++
21 45 (10.23%) ASP.NET
22 40 (9.09%) Coaching
23 39 (8.86%) PHP
23 39 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
24 38 (8.64%) MVC
25 37 (8.41%) CSS
25 37 (8.41%) Waterfall
26 36 (8.18%) OO

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (2.95%) CMS
2 9 (2.05%) JBoss
3 7 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.36%) IIS
4 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.68%) Apache
5 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.68%) Node.js
5 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.68%) WildFly
6 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.45%) Mule
6 2 (0.45%) nginx
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.36%) MS Project
3 6 (1.36%) MS Office
4 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.50%) SaaS
2 8 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.68%) PaaS
4 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.36%) Internet
2 5 (1.14%) GPRS
2 5 (1.14%) UMTS
3 4 (0.91%) HTTP
3 4 (0.91%) SSL
3 4 (0.91%) RFID
4 3 (0.68%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) Intranet
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (2.95%) MySQL
3 12 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.05%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.23%) DB2
10 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 16 (3.64%) JIRA
2 11 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.50%) Subversion
3 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) GitLab
4 2 (0.45%) gulp
4 2 (0.45%) Selenium
4 2 (0.45%) CMake
5 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.23%) Xcode
5 1 (0.23%) NUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) PROIV
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 95 (21.59%) Finance
2 27 (6.14%) Marketing
3 21 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.86%) Retail
5 16 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.41%) Electronics
7 14 (3.18%) Games
8 13 (2.95%) Banking
9 4 (0.91%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.91%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (38.41%) .NET
2 59 (13.41%) HTML
3 45 (10.23%) ASP.NET
4 37 (8.41%) CSS
5 31 (7.05%) Web Services
6 28 (6.36%) jQuery
7 25 (5.68%) J2EE
7 25 (5.68%) Spring
8 18 (4.09%) HTML5
9 17 (3.86%) Ajax
10 16 (3.64%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.64%) Hibernate
11 15 (3.41%) SOAP
11 15 (3.41%) REST
12 12 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.73%) XML
13 8 (1.82%) JSP
13 8 (1.82%) JSON
14 7 (1.59%) WCF
14 7 (1.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.50%) DTV
6 11 (2.50%) User Experience
7 9 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.91%) Online Games
8 4 (0.91%) iPhone
8 4 (0.91%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.68%) iPad
10 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.45%) Blog
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.77%) Windows
2 19 (4.32%) Linux
3 13 (2.95%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.73%) Android
5 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.14%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) UNIX
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.59%) SDLC
3 102 (23.18%) Project Management
4 81 (18.41%) Scrum
5 78 (17.73%) Mentoring
6 76 (17.27%) Software Engineering
7 57 (12.95%) People Management
7 57 (12.95%) Software Delivery
8 50 (11.36%) Line Management
9 40 (9.09%) Coaching
10 39 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (8.64%) MVC
12 37 (8.41%) Waterfall
13 36 (8.18%) OO
14 34 (7.73%) PRINCE2
14 34 (7.73%) Open Source
15 27 (6.14%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (34.09%) C#
2 120 (27.27%) Java
3 66 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 61 (13.86%) SQL
5 46 (10.45%) C++
6 39 (8.86%) PHP
7 31 (7.05%) C
8 12 (2.73%) VB
8 12 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.27%) Python
10 8 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.36%) Perl
12 5 (1.14%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.14%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.14%) Scala
13 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.91%) Ruby
14 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (16.59%) Degree
2 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (1.14%) PMP
2 5 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.23%) APMP
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
5 1 (0.23%) MCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MCSD
5 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (14.32%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) TickIT
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Firmware
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.59%) Oracle
3 10 (2.27%) SAP
4 9 (2.05%) hybris
5 8 (1.82%) TOWER Software
6 4 (0.91%) Perforce
6 4 (0.91%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.68%) Sybase
7 3 (0.68%) HP
7 3 (0.68%) Google
8 2 (0.45%) Percona
8 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.45%) New Relic
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco
8 2 (0.45%) Websense
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe
8 2 (0.45%) Telerik
8 2 (0.45%) Northgate
8 2 (0.45%) Civica
8 2 (0.45%) Capita
Bradford, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Berwick Partners
Salary: c.£65,000 plus £10,000 Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Berwick Partners
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: benefits & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £11000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Berkshire near Newbury
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50,000 + Car Allowance (£5,781) + Bonus potential + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago