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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 671 686 662
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 230 219 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 211 211 199
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £53,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +3.38%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £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 4 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 4 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
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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 +31 223 £60,000 +9.09% 24
South East +12 54 £62,500 +16.82% 9
London +15 51 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire +24 37 £60,000 +28.34% 3
West Yorkshire +24 30 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Surrey +18 28 £65,000 - 5
Leeds +20 19 £60,000 +26.31% 2
East Midlands +2 17 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West -10 16 £60,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -25 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England -13 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 13 £65,000 - 1
Leicestershire +28 11 £45,000 -7.69%
Leicester +21 11 £45,000 -
Berkshire +9 11 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Bradford - 11 £57,500 - 1
North West +5 10 £57,000 -0.86% 1
City of London +32 9 £87,500 +48.93%
East Sussex +20 7 £60,000 +12.14%
Newbury - 7 £70,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Bristol -13 6 £56,250 +38.03% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £55,000 -
Woking - 6 £55,000 -
North East - 6 £55,000 -
Brighton +14 5 £62,500 +16.82%
North Yorkshire +11 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheshire - 5 £57,500 - 1
Luton - 5 £52,500 -

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 261 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (38.97%) .NET
3 146 (34.27%) C#
4 116 (27.23%) Java
5 102 (23.94%) SDLC
6 98 (23.00%) Project Management
7 97 (22.77%) Finance
8 78 (18.31%) Scrum
9 74 (17.37%) Degree
9 74 (17.37%) Mentoring
10 68 (15.96%) Software Engineering
10 68 (15.96%) SQL Server
11 67 (15.73%) JavaScript
12 64 (15.02%) SQL
13 58 (13.62%) HTML
14 56 (13.15%) Microsoft
14 56 (13.15%) People Management
15 55 (12.91%) Computer Science
16 54 (12.68%) Software Delivery
17 50 (11.74%) Line Management
17 50 (11.74%) ASP.NET
18 48 (11.27%) QA
19 45 (10.56%) C++
19 45 (10.56%) Waterfall
20 44 (10.33%) Coaching
20 44 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
21 37 (8.69%) PHP
22 36 (8.45%) CSS
23 35 (8.22%) MVC
23 35 (8.22%) Open Source

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (3.29%) CMS
2 10 (2.35%) IIS
3 7 (1.64%) JBoss
4 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.70%) Apache
6 3 (0.70%) Node.js
6 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.47%) Mule
7 2 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.17%) MS Project
3 5 (1.17%) MS Office
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.47%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) SaaS
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.70%) PaaS
3 3 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) Internet
2 5 (1.17%) GPRS
2 5 (1.17%) UMTS
3 4 (0.94%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.94%) RFID
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (3.05%) MySQL
2 13 (3.05%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.23%) OLAP
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.29%) JIRA
3 13 (3.05%) Subversion
4 12 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.70%) NUnit
7 2 (0.47%) GitLab
7 2 (0.47%) gulp
7 2 (0.47%) Moq
7 2 (0.47%) CMake
8 1 (0.23%) PROIV
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (22.77%) Finance
2 25 (5.87%) Marketing
3 21 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.76%) Electronics
5 15 (3.52%) Banking
6 14 (3.29%) Retail
7 12 (2.82%) Games
7 12 (2.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.94%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (38.97%) .NET
2 58 (13.62%) HTML
3 50 (11.74%) ASP.NET
4 36 (8.45%) CSS
5 29 (6.81%) J2EE
6 27 (6.34%) Web Services
6 27 (6.34%) jQuery
7 26 (6.10%) Spring
8 21 (4.93%) HTML5
9 16 (3.76%) Hibernate
9 16 (3.76%) .NET Framework
9 16 (3.76%) SOAP
10 15 (3.52%) Ajax
10 15 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (3.52%) REST
11 12 (2.82%) XML
12 11 (2.58%) JSP
13 8 (1.88%) WPF
14 7 (1.64%) CSS3
14 7 (1.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.91%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.05%) User Experience
6 12 (2.82%) DTV
7 5 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.94%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.94%) Online Games
8 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.70%) iPhone
9 3 (0.70%) iPad
10 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.47%) Blog
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.47%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.63%) Windows
2 23 (5.40%) Linux
3 11 (2.58%) Android
3 11 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (1.17%) Windows CE
5 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.47%) UNIX
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (23.94%) SDLC
3 98 (23.00%) Project Management
4 78 (18.31%) Scrum
5 74 (17.37%) Mentoring
6 68 (15.96%) Software Engineering
7 56 (13.15%) People Management
8 54 (12.68%) Software Delivery
9 50 (11.74%) Line Management
10 45 (10.56%) Waterfall
11 44 (10.33%) Coaching
11 44 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (8.22%) MVC
12 35 (8.22%) Open Source
13 33 (7.75%) PRINCE2
14 32 (7.51%) E-Commerce
15 31 (7.28%) OO
16 21 (4.93%) TDD
16 21 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (4.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (34.27%) C#
2 116 (27.23%) Java
3 67 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 64 (15.02%) SQL
5 45 (10.56%) C++
6 37 (8.69%) PHP
7 29 (6.81%) C
8 15 (3.52%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.82%) VB
9 12 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.88%) Python
11 7 (1.64%) Perl
12 5 (1.17%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.17%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.17%) Ruby
12 5 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.17%) Scala
13 4 (0.94%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (17.37%) Degree
2 6 (1.41%) PMP
2 6 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.70%) ISEB
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
5 1 (0.23%) MCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MCSD
5 1 (0.23%) MCTS
5 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.27%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) TickIT
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.41%) Firmware
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.81%) Oracle
3 11 (2.58%) hybris
4 10 (2.35%) SAP
5 5 (1.17%) TOWER Software
6 4 (0.94%) Perforce
6 4 (0.94%) Telerik
6 4 (0.94%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.70%) Sybase
7 3 (0.70%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) Adobe
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco
8 2 (0.47%) Northgate
8 2 (0.47%) Civica
8 2 (0.47%) Capita
8 2 (0.47%) Orchard
8 2 (0.47%) New Relic
8 2 (0.47%) Percona
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Google
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £100,000 per annum + fantastic benefits inc 30% bonus + pension!!
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 Per Annum Plus Bonus Plus Car Plus Benefits
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