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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 699 715 667
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 202 231 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 166 206 193
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +23 188 £55,000 - 21
London +27 52 £65,000 -10.34% 7
Yorkshire +11 33 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East -13 33 £57,500 - 4
West Yorkshire +7 26 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Leeds +14 25 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +19 21 £52,500 +23.52% 4
East of England +25 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -20 15 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Manchester +10 9 £49,000 -2.48% 3
Wales +3 8 £50,000 -
South Wales -11 8 £50,000 -
South West -19 8 £51,250 -6.81%
Norwich - 8 £60,000 -
Norfolk - 8 £60,000 -
City of London +23 7 £87,500 -2.77%
Oxfordshire +19 7 £57,500 - 4
Cheshire +13 7 £52,500 +0.96%
East Midlands +6 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Cardiff +3 7 £50,000 -
Surrey +9 6 £65,000 +13.04%
East Sussex -7 6 £56,250 +3.21%
Brighton -9 6 £56,250 +3.21%
Birmingham -13 6 £61,250 +63.33%
Hampshire -17 6 £55,000 -2.22%
Macclesfield - 6 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Nottingham -3 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £55,500 -14.61% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 225 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (45.45%) .NET
3 146 (32.37%) C#
4 120 (26.61%) Java
5 106 (23.50%) Project Management
6 105 (23.28%) Scrum
7 99 (21.95%) JavaScript
8 96 (21.29%) SQL
9 88 (19.51%) HTML
10 86 (19.07%) Degree
11 83 (18.40%) Finance
12 81 (17.96%) Microsoft
13 80 (17.74%) Software Engineering
14 75 (16.63%) CSS
15 58 (12.86%) SQL Server
16 57 (12.64%) C++
16 57 (12.64%) Waterfall
17 46 (10.20%) Line Management
17 46 (10.20%) Linux
18 45 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (9.98%) Mentoring
19 44 (9.76%) User Experience
19 44 (9.76%) Windows
20 43 (9.53%) PRINCE2
20 43 (9.53%) OO
21 42 (9.31%) HTML5
22 41 (9.09%) Coaching
22 41 (9.09%) People Management
23 40 (8.87%) Resource Management
24 38 (8.43%) MS Excel

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.00%) IIS
3 7 (1.55%) Apache
3 7 (1.55%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.89%) JBoss
4 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.89%) CMS
4 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.22%) MS Project
3 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.88%) SaaS
3 9 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.00%) RFID
2 5 (1.11%) DNS
2 5 (1.11%) FTP
3 4 (0.89%) SMTP
3 4 (0.89%) IMAP
4 3 (0.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.00%) MySQL
3 9 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) Big Data
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (7.98%) Subversion
2 24 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.66%) JIRA
5 11 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.89%) JUnit
9 2 (0.44%) TestNG
9 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.44%) Moq
9 2 (0.44%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.44%) Gradle
9 2 (0.44%) NUnit
9 2 (0.44%) Maven
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.22%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.22%) Selenium
10 1 (0.22%) PVCS
10 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
General
1 83 (18.40%) Finance
2 14 (3.10%) Banking
2 14 (3.10%) Games
3 13 (2.88%) Electronics
4 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 9 (2.00%) Marketing
5 8 (1.77%) Military
6 5 (1.11%) Retail
6 5 (1.11%) Back Office
6 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.89%) Advertising
7 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Front Office
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (45.45%) .NET
2 88 (19.51%) HTML
3 75 (16.63%) CSS
4 42 (9.31%) HTML5
5 36 (7.98%) ASP.NET
6 33 (7.32%) PhoneGap
7 31 (6.87%) J2EE
7 31 (6.87%) Spring
8 27 (5.99%) Web Services
9 19 (4.21%) Ajax
9 19 (4.21%) jQuery
10 14 (3.10%) SOAP
11 12 (2.66%) XML
11 12 (2.66%) REST
12 11 (2.44%) JSP
12 11 (2.44%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.00%) WinForms
13 9 (2.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.76%) User Experience
2 35 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.10%) Open Source
4 18 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.00%) Web 2.0
8 7 (1.55%) Semantic Web
9 6 (1.33%) PMI
10 5 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.11%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.67%) DTV
13 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.44%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.44%) Equities
13 2 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.20%) Linux
2 44 (9.76%) Windows
3 9 (2.00%) UNIX
3 9 (2.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.55%) Android
5 6 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (23.50%) Project Management
3 105 (23.28%) Scrum
4 80 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 57 (12.64%) Waterfall
6 46 (10.20%) Line Management
7 45 (9.98%) Mentoring
7 45 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (9.53%) PRINCE2
8 43 (9.53%) OO
9 41 (9.09%) Coaching
9 41 (9.09%) People Management
10 40 (8.87%) Resource Management
11 34 (7.54%) E-Commerce
12 31 (6.87%) MVC
13 28 (6.21%) Software Delivery
14 27 (5.99%) TDD
15 22 (4.88%) Business Analysis
16 21 (4.66%) CRM
17 19 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 146 (32.37%) C#
2 120 (26.61%) Java
3 99 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 96 (21.29%) SQL
5 57 (12.64%) C++
6 32 (7.10%) Objective-C
6 32 (7.10%) Apple Swift
7 31 (6.87%) C
8 19 (4.21%) PHP
9 18 (3.99%) Python
10 17 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.55%) Perl
12 12 (2.66%) Ruby
13 10 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.00%) Embedded C
14 9 (2.00%) Embedded C++
15 8 (1.77%) Ada
15 8 (1.77%) VB
16 5 (1.11%) VBScript
17 4 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (19.07%) Degree
2 12 (2.66%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.33%) PMP
5 5 (1.11%) APMP
6 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) MCSA
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.20%) QA
2 12 (2.66%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (2.44%) Firmware
2 2 (0.44%) Varnish
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Puppet
1 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.10%) Oracle
2 32 (7.10%) Xamarin
3 31 (6.87%) Telerik
4 11 (2.44%) Sybase
5 9 (2.00%) hybris
6 6 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (0.89%) Google
9 2 (0.44%) SAP
9 2 (0.44%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) BEA
10 1 (0.22%) Zend
10 1 (0.22%) Pega
10 1 (0.22%) Twitter
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum
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