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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 699 703 628
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 183 264 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 168 236 332
Median salary £57,500 £59,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.36% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,760
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +5.71%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 175 £57,500 -4.16% 23
South East +33 41 £55,000 -12.00% 3
London -3 28 £75,000 +20.00% 2
South West +24 25 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Hampshire +17 20 £52,500 -19.23% 1
North West -13 19 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands -20 16 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East of England +19 14 £54,500 +9.00% 2
Bristol +18 14 £62,500 +4.16% 4
East Midlands +9 13 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire +17 12 £57,500 +4.54%
West Sussex +30 11 £72,500 +31.81%
West Yorkshire +20 10 £56,250 +2.27%
Crawley +13 10 £72,500 +31.81%
Manchester -2 10 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Nottingham +6 9 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 9 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Birmingham -14 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Lancashire -1 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire - 8 £57,500 -
Chorley - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire +50 7 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Bradford +1 7 £60,000 +9.09%
North East - 7 £70,000 - 1
Essex +18 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +7 6 £60,000 -
Southampton - 6 £55,000 -
South Wales -10 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Wales -22 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Andover - 5 £47,500 -

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 254 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.47%) Project Management
3 112 (28.21%) Scrum
4 108 (27.20%) .NET
5 94 (23.68%) Java
6 92 (23.17%) SDLC
7 79 (19.90%) C#
8 76 (19.14%) Finance
9 72 (18.14%) Microsoft
10 55 (13.85%) SQL
10 55 (13.85%) QA
11 53 (13.35%) Line Management
12 49 (12.34%) Software Engineering
13 48 (12.09%) JavaScript
13 48 (12.09%) Software Delivery
14 47 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (11.59%) DevOps
16 43 (10.83%) Mentoring
16 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
16 43 (10.83%) PRINCE2
17 40 (10.08%) Coaching
17 40 (10.08%) People Management
17 40 (10.08%) Waterfall
18 39 (9.82%) ASP.NET
19 38 (9.57%) Degree
20 37 (9.32%) E-Commerce
21 36 (9.07%) MVC
22 35 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
23 34 (8.56%) TDD
24 29 (7.30%) Linux

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 6 (1.51%) CMS
2 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.01%) Confluence
3 4 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.50%) JBoss
4 2 (0.50%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (6.05%) MS Project
2 20 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.26%) MS Office
4 5 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (3.53%) SaaS
3 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.53%) Internet
2 10 (2.52%) SSL
3 6 (1.51%) Firewall
4 4 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.01%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (1.01%) VPN
4 4 (1.01%) Wireless
5 3 (0.76%) HTTP
5 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.30%) MySQL
3 23 (5.79%) Big Data
4 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.50%) GIS
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (4.03%) JIRA
2 15 (3.78%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.76%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (19.14%) Finance
2 26 (6.55%) Retail
3 24 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.79%) Banking
5 22 (5.54%) Marketing
6 8 (2.02%) Games
7 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.51%) Law
8 6 (1.51%) Legal
8 6 (1.51%) Publishing
9 4 (1.01%) Electronics
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Front Office
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (27.20%) .NET
2 39 (9.82%) ASP.NET
3 26 (6.55%) HTML
4 24 (6.05%) XML
5 22 (5.54%) CSS
6 21 (5.29%) Web Services
7 16 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 16 (4.03%) WCF
8 14 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (3.53%) jQuery
9 8 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.02%) Entity Framework
9 8 (2.02%) LINQ
10 7 (1.76%) HTML5
10 7 (1.76%) REST
11 6 (1.51%) Node.js
12 5 (1.26%) Ajax
12 5 (1.26%) J2EE
12 5 (1.26%) JSON
12 5 (1.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.77%) iPad
4 10 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.02%) PMI
6 8 (2.02%) User Experience
7 7 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.76%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.76%) Fintech
10 3 (0.76%) Online Games
10 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
12 1 (0.25%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.30%) Linux
2 15 (3.78%) Unix
3 11 (2.77%) Android
3 11 (2.77%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.52%) Windows
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.47%) Project Management
3 112 (28.21%) Scrum
4 92 (23.17%) SDLC
5 53 (13.35%) Line Management
6 49 (12.34%) Software Engineering
7 48 (12.09%) Software Delivery
8 47 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (11.59%) DevOps
10 43 (10.83%) Mentoring
10 43 (10.83%) PRINCE2
11 40 (10.08%) Coaching
11 40 (10.08%) People Management
11 40 (10.08%) Waterfall
12 37 (9.32%) E-Commerce
13 36 (9.07%) MVC
14 35 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (8.56%) TDD
16 28 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (6.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.68%) Java
2 79 (19.90%) C#
3 55 (13.85%) SQL
4 48 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.29%) C
6 20 (5.04%) PHP
6 20 (5.04%) Python
7 19 (4.79%) C++
8 18 (4.53%) Ruby
9 14 (3.53%) Perl
10 13 (3.27%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.02%) Scala
12 5 (1.26%) F#
13 4 (1.01%) Clojure
13 4 (1.01%) Go
13 4 (1.01%) Rust
14 2 (0.50%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.50%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (9.57%) Degree
2 23 (5.79%) PMP
3 19 (4.79%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.01%) CCNA
5 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.85%) QA
2 8 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.51%) SLA
5 3 (0.76%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.76%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Ansible
3 2 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.77%) Oracle
3 5 (1.26%) SAP
3 5 (1.26%) VMware
4 4 (1.01%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.01%) Cisco
4 4 (1.01%) Juniper
5 3 (0.76%) iManage
5 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.50%) Apple
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.50%) Google
6 2 (0.50%) Pega
6 2 (0.50%) Sybase
6 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.25%) Charles River
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.25%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £67,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Please see advert for benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + Car + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Fantastic pay and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West Malling, Kent
SearchFlow
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 17 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 17 days ago