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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 667 669 627
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 226 205 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 211 185 238
Average salary £55,000 £52,501 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -3.33%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +2 214 £55,000 +0.91% 29
South East -22 77 £55,000 +10.00% 8
London 0 52 £70,000 -6.66% 3
East Midlands -11 23 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +15 22 £61,250 -2.00% 1
West Midlands +7 22 £55,000 - 5
East Sussex -28 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Brighton -33 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London +3 16 £47,500 -24.00%
Berkshire -6 16 £65,000 -3.70% 1
East of England -21 16 £55,000 -10.20% 3
North West -10 15 £55,000 +20.21% 4
Birmingham +4 14 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £50,000 - 1
Redhill - 11 £65,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 10 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Yorkshire -39 10 £46,000 -16.36% 1
Nottingham -1 9 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Wales +8 8 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South Wales +3 8 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Reading +1 8 £50,000 -28.57%
Manchester -13 8 £52,500 +12.90% 2
Leeds -23 8 £46,000 -16.36%
South West -26 8 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -30 8 £46,000 -12.38%
Hampshire -2 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Cardiff -3 7 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Milton Keynes -6 7 £47,500 -
Cheshire -8 7 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Northampton -21 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 261 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (47.58%) .NET
3 134 (32.37%) Scrum
4 128 (30.92%) C#
4 128 (30.92%) Java
5 98 (23.67%) Finance
6 70 (16.91%) Project Management
7 63 (15.22%) SQL
8 61 (14.73%) Microsoft
9 60 (14.49%) C++
10 57 (13.77%) SQL Server
11 52 (12.56%) Waterfall
12 49 (11.84%) Mentoring
13 48 (11.59%) ASP.NET
13 48 (11.59%) Degree
14 44 (10.63%) MS Excel
15 39 (9.42%) Software Engineering
16 37 (8.94%) HTML
17 34 (8.21%) Line Management
18 33 (7.97%) MVC
19 32 (7.73%) QA
19 32 (7.73%) JavaScript
19 32 (7.73%) Web Services
19 32 (7.73%) Linux
19 32 (7.73%) OO
19 32 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (7.49%) PRINCE2
21 29 (7.00%) CSS
21 29 (7.00%) Retail
21 29 (7.00%) TDD

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (2.66%) IIS
2 10 (2.42%) Drupal
3 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.72%) Apache
4 3 (0.72%) CMS
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.24%) WinCC
Applications
1 44 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.90%) MS Project
3 10 (2.42%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Summit
2 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.62%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.48%) GitHub
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) VPN
3 2 (0.48%) Extranet
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) VoIP
4 1 (0.24%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.24%) Wireless
4 1 (0.24%) DVB
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) IGMP
4 1 (0.24%) LTE
4 1 (0.24%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.38%) MySQL
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.97%) OLAP
7 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.72%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) Big Data
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) OLTP
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.17%) JIRA
4 6 (1.45%) Subversion
5 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.24%) MSTest
8 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.24%) WiX
8 1 (0.24%) Gradle
8 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (23.67%) Finance
2 29 (7.00%) Retail
3 14 (3.38%) Banking
3 14 (3.38%) German Language
4 8 (1.93%) Marketing
4 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.69%) Advertising
5 7 (1.69%) Front Office
6 6 (1.45%) Games
7 5 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.21%) Electronics
8 4 (0.97%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (47.58%) .NET
2 48 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 37 (8.94%) HTML
4 32 (7.73%) Web Services
5 29 (7.00%) CSS
6 23 (5.56%) jQuery
6 23 (5.56%) J2EE
7 17 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 17 (4.11%) Ajax
8 15 (3.62%) XML
9 12 (2.90%) HTML5
9 12 (2.90%) Spring
10 9 (2.17%) XHTML
11 8 (1.93%) CSS3
11 8 (1.93%) SOAP
12 7 (1.69%) LAMP
13 6 (1.45%) WCF
13 6 (1.45%) EJB
13 6 (1.45%) XSLT
14 5 (1.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.17%) User Experience
4 8 (1.93%) Open Source
4 8 (1.93%) Derivative
5 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.45%) Social Media
7 5 (1.21%) PMI
7 5 (1.21%) iPad
7 5 (1.21%) Kindle
8 4 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.97%) DTV
9 3 (0.72%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.73%) Linux
2 16 (3.86%) Windows
3 7 (1.69%) Android
4 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.48%) UNIX
6 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.24%) Debian
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) CentOS
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (32.37%) Scrum
3 70 (16.91%) Project Management
4 52 (12.56%) Waterfall
5 49 (11.84%) Mentoring
6 39 (9.42%) Software Engineering
7 34 (8.21%) Line Management
8 33 (7.97%) MVC
9 32 (7.73%) OO
9 32 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.49%) PRINCE2
11 29 (7.00%) TDD
12 26 (6.28%) Business Development
13 24 (5.80%) Web Development
13 24 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
14 23 (5.56%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (5.07%) Coaching
17 15 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.92%) C#
1 128 (30.92%) Java
2 63 (15.22%) SQL
3 60 (14.49%) C++
4 32 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.76%) PHP
6 18 (4.35%) C
7 14 (3.38%) Python
8 11 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.93%) VB
10 6 (1.45%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.72%) Perl
11 3 (0.72%) Delphi
11 3 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.48%) RPG
13 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (11.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.21%) PMP
3 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.73%) QA
2 20 (4.83%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.93%) SLA
3 8 (1.93%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.72%) WCAG
4 3 (0.72%) WAI
5 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.24%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.07%) Oracle
3 5 (1.21%) Adobe
4 4 (0.97%) HP
5 3 (0.72%) SAP
5 3 (0.72%) BEA
5 3 (0.72%) Google
5 3 (0.72%) Twitter
6 2 (0.48%) Facebook
6 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.48%) Progress
7 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.24%) Informatica
7 1 (0.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.24%) Talend
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Salary: to £52,000
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Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
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