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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 648 646 672
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 271 335 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 246 310 317
Median salary £63,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -11 253 £65,000 +8.33% 35
London +34 72 £70,000 +16.66% 11
South East +14 56 £62,500 -3.84% 7
West Midlands -29 29 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Yorkshire -8 28 £58,750 +9.30% 8
South West +16 21 £66,250 +15.21% 1
North West +23 20 £47,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 20 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Leeds +8 16 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Crawley - 16 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 16 £65,000 -
Hampshire +16 15 £46,000 +2.22% 3
East Midlands +6 14 £57,500 +27.77%
City of London +58 13 £76,250 +12.13% 3
East of England -4 13 £60,000 - 4
Bristol +35 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Scotland +7 11 £57,500 +15.00%
Birmingham -30 9 £45,000 -40.00%
Surrey +11 8 £56,250 -8.16% 3
Berkshire -7 8 £67,500 -10.00%
Newbury +17 7 £70,000 -
Edinburgh +16 7 £62,500 +31.57%
Nottingham +16 7 £57,500 -8.00%
Suffolk +16 7 £60,000 -
Lancashire +14 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £57,500 -8.00%
Cheshire +45 6 £63,000 +14.54%
Ipswich +28 6 £60,000 -
Staffordshire -8 6 £64,500 - 1
Chorley - 6 £40,000 -

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 398 (64.40%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (33.01%) Project Management
3 185 (29.94%) .NET
4 161 (26.05%) Java
5 149 (24.11%) Scrum
6 137 (22.17%) C#
7 129 (20.87%) Finance
8 124 (20.06%) SDLC
9 102 (16.50%) SQL Server
10 95 (15.37%) Software Engineering
11 91 (14.72%) PRINCE2
11 91 (14.72%) Mentoring
12 90 (14.56%) Microsoft
13 86 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (13.43%) QA
14 83 (13.43%) Degree
15 74 (11.97%) JavaScript
16 73 (11.81%) SQL
16 73 (11.81%) Linux
17 71 (11.49%) Line Management
18 62 (10.03%) Waterfall
19 61 (9.87%) ASP.NET
20 59 (9.55%) HTML
21 57 (9.22%) CSS
22 50 (8.09%) C++
23 48 (7.77%) MS Excel
23 48 (7.77%) MVC
24 45 (7.28%) TDD
25 44 (7.12%) MySQL
25 44 (7.12%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (2.75%) OpenStack
2 14 (2.27%) CMS
3 13 (2.10%) IIS
4 12 (1.94%) Confluence
5 9 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.49%) Apache
7 3 (0.49%) JBoss
7 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Drupal
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.56%) MS Project
3 4 (0.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (3.24%) SaaS
3 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.99%) Internet
2 10 (1.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.16%) Extranet
4 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) Modbus
4 1 (0.16%) NFC
4 1 (0.16%) Skype
4 1 (0.16%) SNMP
4 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.12%) MySQL
3 23 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.07%) Big Data
5 12 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.32%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.56%) JIRA
3 14 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.10%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.49%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.49%) Maven
8 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.49%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.32%) Ant
9 2 (0.32%) Gradle
9 2 (0.32%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.32%) Subversion
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 129 (20.87%) Finance
2 36 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.37%) Retail
4 25 (4.05%) Marketing
5 21 (3.40%) Banking
6 18 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.59%) Electronics
7 16 (2.59%) Games
8 9 (1.46%) Publishing
9 7 (1.13%) Front Office
10 6 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (29.94%) .NET
2 61 (9.87%) ASP.NET
3 59 (9.55%) HTML
4 57 (9.22%) CSS
5 43 (6.96%) Web Services
6 31 (5.02%) J2EE
7 27 (4.37%) XML
8 26 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (3.40%) REST
10 19 (3.07%) jQuery
11 17 (2.75%) Spring
11 17 (2.75%) WCF
12 16 (2.59%) Node.js
13 15 (2.43%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.43%) CSS3
14 14 (2.27%) HTML5
14 14 (2.27%) SOAP
15 12 (1.94%) Ajax
16 11 (1.78%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.75%) Digital Media
4 14 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.78%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.62%) Fintech
7 10 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.62%) User Experience
8 8 (1.29%) iPad
9 5 (0.81%) iSeries
9 5 (0.81%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.81%) PMI
10 3 (0.49%) Online Games
11 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.32%) Replication
11 2 (0.32%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.81%) Linux
2 30 (4.85%) Unix
3 24 (3.88%) Windows
4 11 (1.78%) Android
5 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
6 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.49%) CentOS
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (64.40%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (33.01%) Project Management
3 149 (24.11%) Scrum
4 124 (20.06%) SDLC
5 95 (15.37%) Software Engineering
6 91 (14.72%) Mentoring
6 91 (14.72%) PRINCE2
7 86 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (11.49%) Line Management
9 62 (10.03%) Waterfall
10 48 (7.77%) MVC
11 45 (7.28%) TDD
12 44 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (6.63%) Software Delivery
14 37 (5.99%) Multithreading
15 36 (5.83%) Open Source
16 35 (5.66%) DevOps
17 34 (5.50%) Change Management
18 32 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 161 (26.05%) Java
2 137 (22.17%) C#
3 74 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 73 (11.81%) SQL
5 50 (8.09%) C++
6 30 (4.85%) PHP
7 23 (3.72%) C
8 16 (2.59%) Ruby
8 16 (2.59%) Scala
9 15 (2.43%) Python
10 12 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.46%) VB
12 8 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.13%) Perl
13 7 (1.13%) VB6
14 4 (0.65%) Erlang
14 4 (0.65%) Haskell
14 4 (0.65%) Lisp
15 3 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 83 (13.43%) Degree
2 25 (4.05%) PMI Certification
2 25 (4.05%) PMP
3 9 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) IISP
9 1 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (13.43%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.32%) Graphite
2 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.24%) Oracle
3 19 (3.07%) SAP
4 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 5 (0.81%) BMC
5 5 (0.81%) Google
5 5 (0.81%) HP
6 4 (0.65%) Remedy
6 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.65%) Twitter
7 3 (0.49%) Canon
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.49%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.32%) Charles River
8 2 (0.32%) Facebook
8 2 (0.32%) iManage
8 2 (0.32%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.32%) Northgate
9 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking
Mint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £39000 - £41000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Talent Spa
Salary: Min £38k;more based on matching our skill set
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
TDA Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable, + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wells, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £50-60,000 + To 20% Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Salary: From £45,271 to £49,207 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Up to 10% Bonus, Private Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago