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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 714 607 659
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 196 381 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 177 342 304
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,600 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
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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 -100 191 £57,500 -4.16% 28
South East -18 49 £55,000 -15.38% 5
London +13 47 £70,000 - 4
Yorkshire -6 26 £55,000 -2.22% 5
North West -1 24 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Hampshire +15 20 £47,500 -9.52% 4
West Yorkshire -4 19 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +21 18 £55,000 -13.72%
Lancashire +19 15 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds +12 15 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Chorley - 14 £45,000 - 2
South West -10 13 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Nottingham +7 10 £60,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -36 10 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +10 9 £57,500 -17.85%
Southampton +1 8 £42,500 - 3
City of London +45 7 £76,250 +1.66%
Fareham +7 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Staffordshire +8 6 £60,750 -13.21%
East of England +6 6 £52,500 -2.32% 4
Gloucestershire -8 6 £60,000 -2.04% 3
West Sussex +15 5 £72,500 -10.49%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Manchester -12 5 £68,750 +30.95% 2
Surrey -17 5 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Bristol 0 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East Yorkshire -3 4 - -
Hull -3 4 - -
Bradford -32 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 303 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.54%) Project Management
3 138 (28.87%) Scrum
4 121 (25.31%) .NET
5 120 (25.10%) Java
6 104 (21.76%) SDLC
7 93 (19.46%) C#
8 77 (16.11%) Software Engineering
9 76 (15.90%) PRINCE2
10 75 (15.69%) Finance
10 75 (15.69%) QA
11 71 (14.85%) Degree
12 68 (14.23%) Microsoft
13 59 (12.34%) SQL Server
13 59 (12.34%) Mentoring
14 57 (11.92%) Line Management
14 57 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (11.09%) JavaScript
16 50 (10.46%) Software Delivery
17 49 (10.25%) Linux
18 48 (10.04%) SQL
18 48 (10.04%) ASP.NET
19 43 (9.00%) Waterfall
20 42 (8.79%) TDD
21 38 (7.95%) HTML
22 37 (7.74%) E-Commerce
22 37 (7.74%) DevOps
23 36 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (7.53%) MVC
24 35 (7.32%) CSS

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 10 (2.09%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.26%) CMS
3 5 (1.05%) Confluence
3 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.42%) JBoss
5 2 (0.42%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (5.65%) MS Project
2 20 (4.18%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.84%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (3.77%) SaaS
3 14 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.21%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.86%) MySQL
3 25 (5.23%) Big Data
4 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.42%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.72%) JIRA
3 13 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) Ant
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 75 (15.69%) Finance
2 32 (6.69%) Retail
3 16 (3.35%) Banking
3 16 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.93%) Marketing
5 11 (2.30%) Games
6 6 (1.26%) Law
6 6 (1.26%) Legal
6 6 (1.26%) Publishing
7 5 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.31%) .NET
2 48 (10.04%) ASP.NET
3 38 (7.95%) HTML
4 35 (7.32%) CSS
5 29 (6.07%) Web Services
6 20 (4.18%) XML
7 17 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (3.56%) jQuery
8 15 (3.14%) WCF
9 14 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.72%) Node.js
11 12 (2.51%) HTML5
11 12 (2.51%) J2EE
11 12 (2.51%) LAMP
12 11 (2.30%) JSON
13 10 (2.09%) Ajax
13 10 (2.09%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.88%) CSS3
15 7 (1.46%) REST
15 7 (1.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.07%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.72%) User Experience
5 11 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.09%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.09%) Fintech
7 9 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.67%) PMI
8 8 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.46%) iPad
10 6 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.84%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.63%) NHS
13 2 (0.42%) Equities
14 1 (0.21%) e-Health
14 1 (0.21%) Health Informatics
14 1 (0.21%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.25%) Linux
2 20 (4.18%) Unix
3 13 (2.72%) Windows
4 10 (2.09%) Android
4 10 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.63%) CentOS
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.42%) VMS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.54%) Project Management
3 138 (28.87%) Scrum
4 104 (21.76%) SDLC
5 77 (16.11%) Software Engineering
6 76 (15.90%) PRINCE2
7 59 (12.34%) Mentoring
8 57 (11.92%) Line Management
8 57 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (10.46%) Software Delivery
10 43 (9.00%) Waterfall
11 42 (8.79%) TDD
12 37 (7.74%) DevOps
12 37 (7.74%) E-Commerce
13 36 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (7.53%) MVC
14 33 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (6.28%) People Management
16 29 (6.07%) Multithreading
17 28 (5.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 120 (25.10%) Java
2 93 (19.46%) C#
3 53 (11.09%) JavaScript
4 48 (10.04%) SQL
5 28 (5.86%) C++
6 24 (5.02%) PHP
7 21 (4.39%) Python
8 20 (4.18%) C
9 16 (3.35%) Ruby
10 15 (3.14%) Scala
11 12 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.09%) Perl
13 6 (1.26%) VB
14 5 (1.05%) F#
14 5 (1.05%) VB6
15 4 (0.84%) Clojure
15 4 (0.84%) Erlang
15 4 (0.84%) Go
15 4 (0.84%) Haskell
15 4 (0.84%) Rust
Qualifications
1 71 (14.85%) Degree
2 34 (7.11%) PMP
3 31 (6.49%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (15.69%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Firmware
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Graphite
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.35%) Oracle
3 5 (1.05%) Google
4 4 (0.84%) SAP
4 4 (0.84%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.63%) Canon
5 3 (0.63%) iManage
5 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.42%) Apple
6 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.42%) Charles River
6 2 (0.42%) HP
6 2 (0.42%) Pega
6 2 (0.42%) Sybase
6 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe
7 1 (0.21%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.21%) Twitter
7 1 (0.21%) Vermilion
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £5k car allowance and £5k bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Package + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nakama
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum 25 days holiday, company bonus, trav
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago