The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 687 643 694
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 233 235 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 207 199 191
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 2014 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 219 £55,000 -4.34% 14
London -70 67 £72,500 +26.08% 3
South East 0 48 £57,500 - 4
West Yorkshire -12 26 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -16 26 £50,000 -20.00%
Leeds -1 25 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England -19 24 £50,000 -16.66% 4
West Midlands +4 21 £53,750 -21.81% 1
Hampshire -4 19 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 16 £50,000 -14.89% 4
Cambridge +14 15 £50,000 -14.89% 4
Southampton +11 15 £66,000 +10.00%
South West +4 15 £55,000 +18.91%
Surrey +7 12 £57,500 -
North West +4 10 £42,500 -6.02%
City of London -27 10 £90,000 +80.00% 1
East Midlands -30 10 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Gloucestershire +12 9 £55,000 -
Birmingham +10 9 £37,500 -33.33% 1
Cheltenham - 8 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes +17 7 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £55,000 -6.38%
Scotland -24 7 £50,000 - 1
Coventry - 7 £57,500 -
Cardiff +4 6 - -
Wales +4 6 - -
South Wales 0 6 - -
Hertfordshire +10 5 £65,000 -
Nottingham -3 5 £50,000 -14.83% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 5 £50,000 -14.83% 1

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 227 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (35.81%) .NET
3 169 (33.07%) C#
4 164 (32.09%) Java
5 155 (30.33%) Scrum
6 137 (26.81%) Project Management
7 125 (24.46%) Finance
8 95 (18.59%) Software Engineering
8 95 (18.59%) Microsoft
9 84 (16.44%) OO
10 82 (16.05%) Waterfall
11 81 (15.85%) SQL Server
12 77 (15.07%) C++
13 73 (14.29%) Oracle
14 59 (11.55%) ASP.NET
15 58 (11.35%) SQL
16 57 (11.15%) Degree
17 55 (10.76%) MS Excel
18 52 (10.18%) QA
19 51 (9.98%) PRINCE2
20 48 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 47 (9.20%) Windows
22 44 (8.61%) Retail
23 42 (8.22%) Linux
24 40 (7.83%) MVC
25 39 (7.63%) OOD
26 38 (7.44%) Oracle Database
27 35 (6.85%) TDD
28 34 (6.65%) J2EE
29 33 (6.46%) E-Commerce

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (2.54%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.37%) Apache
4 6 (1.17%) IIS
5 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.78%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.39%) SAS
7 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) WinCC
8 1 (0.20%) Escenic
8 1 (0.20%) Lync
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.94%) MS Project
3 6 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.15%) SaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.54%) Internet
2 7 (1.37%) FTP
3 6 (1.17%) RFID
4 2 (0.39%) Firewall
4 2 (0.39%) Extranet
4 2 (0.39%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) MPLS
5 1 (0.20%) DVB
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
5 1 (0.20%) NAS
5 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.20%) PPP
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.44%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.35%) MySQL
4 12 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.37%) FileMaker
8 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.39%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.39%) OLAP
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.39%) Big Data
12 1 (0.20%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 33 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (3.72%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.96%) JUnit
4 6 (1.17%) Subversion
5 5 (0.98%) csUnit
6 4 (0.78%) JIRA
6 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.59%) Selenium
7 3 (0.59%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.59%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.39%) Maven
8 2 (0.39%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) Gradle
9 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.20%) Hudson
9 1 (0.20%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) NUnit
General
1 125 (24.46%) Finance
2 44 (8.61%) Retail
3 31 (6.07%) Banking
4 24 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.50%) German Language
6 16 (3.13%) Marketing
6 16 (3.13%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.76%) Games
7 9 (1.76%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.37%) Back Office
9 7 (1.37%) Electronics
10 5 (0.98%) Avionics
10 5 (0.98%) Polish Language
10 5 (0.98%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.59%) Advertising
12 3 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.59%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (35.81%) .NET
2 59 (11.55%) ASP.NET
3 34 (6.65%) J2EE
4 28 (5.48%) HTML
5 27 (5.28%) .NET Framework
6 26 (5.09%) Web Services
7 24 (4.70%) WPF
8 22 (4.31%) XML
9 16 (3.13%) EJB
10 15 (2.94%) SOAP
11 14 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.54%) JSP
12 13 (2.54%) Servlets
12 13 (2.54%) jQuery
12 13 (2.54%) EJB 3.0
12 13 (2.54%) WinForms
13 11 (2.15%) WCF
14 9 (1.76%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.54%) PMI
4 11 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 11 (2.15%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.76%) Open Source
7 8 (1.57%) Firmware
8 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.78%) Online Games
11 3 (0.59%) FMCG
11 3 (0.59%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.59%) Statistics
11 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.59%) Informatics
12 2 (0.39%) Physics
12 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.20%) Windows
2 42 (8.22%) Linux
3 8 (1.57%) UNIX
4 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (30.33%) Scrum
3 137 (26.81%) Project Management
4 95 (18.59%) Software Engineering
5 84 (16.44%) OO
6 82 (16.05%) Waterfall
7 51 (9.98%) PRINCE2
8 48 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (7.83%) MVC
10 39 (7.63%) OOD
11 35 (6.85%) TDD
12 33 (6.46%) E-Commerce
13 28 (5.48%) Configuration Management
14 20 (3.91%) UML
15 18 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.52%) Business Development
16 17 (3.33%) Performance Management
16 17 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (3.13%) Multithreading
17 16 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 169 (33.07%) C#
2 164 (32.09%) Java
3 77 (15.07%) C++
4 58 (11.35%) SQL
5 31 (6.07%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.48%) PHP
7 17 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.35%) C
10 5 (0.98%) VB
10 5 (0.98%) Python
11 4 (0.78%) Delphi
12 3 (0.59%) Perl
12 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.39%) COBOL
13 2 (0.39%) VC++
13 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (11.15%) Degree
2 14 (2.74%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) CCSP
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.20%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.18%) QA
2 11 (2.15%) IEC 61508
2 11 (2.15%) DO-178B
3 8 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.98%) TickIT
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 95 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.29%) Oracle
3 25 (4.89%) HP
4 13 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (0.59%) SAP
5 3 (0.59%) SolidWorks
5 3 (0.59%) BEA
6 2 (0.39%) CA
6 2 (0.39%) Progress
6 2 (0.39%) Capita
6 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.20%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.20%) Veeam
7 1 (0.20%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.20%) Meru Networks
7 1 (0.20%) Zend
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco
7 1 (0.20%) Dell
7 1 (0.20%) EMC
7 1 (0.20%) Citrix
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The SLR Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hammersmith, W6
Arts Alliance Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexihours
Posted: 21 days ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, medical, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnborough
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible Hours
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £75k dep. on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago