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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 637 663 686
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 266 254 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 239 231 172
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,440 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -7 258 £55,000 -4.34% 34
South East -8 75 £57,500 -6.12% 11
North West +1 40 £52,500 -10.25% 12
London -40 33 £56,250 -31.81% 1
East of England -16 29 £56,250 +18.42% 2
Yorkshire -19 28 £52,500 - 3
East Midlands +11 26 £55,000 -4.34% 1
West Midlands +5 26 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +27 24 £62,000 +12.72% 3
Cheshire +1 22 £51,500 -11.96% 4
West Yorkshire -9 20 £50,500 -8.18% 3
South West -9 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Brighton +7 17 £57,500 +15.00%
East Sussex -1 17 £57,500 +15.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £50,000 -
Macclesfield +14 14 £52,000 -13.33% 1
Manchester -6 14 £55,500 -30.62% 5
Warwickshire +6 13 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Bedfordshire +1 11 £50,000 +42.85%
Northamptonshire - 11 £47,500 -
Northampton - 11 £47,500 -
City of London +17 10 £45,000 -35.71%
Milton Keynes +7 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Bedford - 10 £50,000 -
Woking - 10 £58,750 -
Cambridge +1 9 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Leeds -11 9 £51,000 -7.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Nottingham +7 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 291 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (50.00%) .NET
3 143 (29.07%) Scrum
4 140 (28.46%) Java
5 137 (27.85%) C#
6 93 (18.90%) SQL
7 89 (18.09%) Finance
8 82 (16.67%) Project Management
9 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
10 69 (14.02%) JavaScript
10 69 (14.02%) Waterfall
11 65 (13.21%) Degree
12 64 (13.01%) C++
13 63 (12.80%) HTML
14 62 (12.60%) Software Engineering
15 59 (11.99%) MS Excel
16 54 (10.98%) SQL Server
17 52 (10.57%) ASP.NET
18 50 (10.16%) CSS
18 50 (10.16%) MVC
19 49 (9.96%) Mentoring
20 42 (8.54%) PRINCE2
21 41 (8.33%) Linux
22 38 (7.72%) QA
23 36 (7.32%) Line Management
24 35 (7.11%) TDD
24 35 (7.11%) Web Services
25 34 (6.91%) PHP
25 34 (6.91%) Web Development
26 33 (6.71%) People Management

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.24%) IIS
2 11 (2.24%) Drupal
3 6 (1.22%) CMS
4 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.61%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.41%) Confluence
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) Apache
5 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.03%) MS Project
3 5 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) Summit
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.05%) SaaS
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.44%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.20%) DVB
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
4 1 (0.20%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.25%) MySQL
3 8 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.61%) Couchbase
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.41%) Big Data
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.28%) Visual Studio
2 24 (4.88%) Subversion
3 23 (4.67%) JIRA
4 19 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.22%) Maven
8 5 (1.02%) JUnit
8 5 (1.02%) Gradle
9 3 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.20%) MSTest
11 1 (0.20%) WiX
11 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (18.09%) Finance
2 19 (3.86%) Retail
3 13 (2.64%) Marketing
4 11 (2.24%) Games
5 9 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.63%) Banking
6 8 (1.63%) German Language
7 7 (1.42%) Advertising
8 6 (1.22%) Front Office
8 6 (1.22%) Back Office
8 6 (1.22%) Electronics
9 5 (1.02%) Military
10 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (50.00%) .NET
2 63 (12.80%) HTML
3 52 (10.57%) ASP.NET
4 50 (10.16%) CSS
5 35 (7.11%) Web Services
6 30 (6.10%) jQuery
7 28 (5.69%) HTML5
8 25 (5.08%) J2EE
8 25 (5.08%) Spring
8 25 (5.08%) Ajax
9 20 (4.07%) XML
10 16 (3.25%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.05%) PhoneGap
12 13 (2.64%) WCF
13 12 (2.44%) XSLT
14 10 (2.03%) XHTML
15 9 (1.83%) JSON
16 8 (1.63%) LINQ
16 8 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (1.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.50%) User Experience
2 23 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.25%) Open Source
6 10 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.42%) iPad
8 7 (1.42%) PMI
8 7 (1.42%) Derivative
8 7 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.22%) Social Media
10 5 (1.02%) Kindle
10 5 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.81%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.81%) DTV
12 3 (0.61%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.33%) Linux
2 27 (5.49%) Windows
3 12 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.03%) Android
5 8 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.02%) UNIX
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (29.07%) Scrum
3 82 (16.67%) Project Management
4 69 (14.02%) Waterfall
5 62 (12.60%) Software Engineering
6 50 (10.16%) MVC
7 49 (9.96%) Mentoring
8 42 (8.54%) PRINCE2
9 36 (7.32%) Line Management
10 35 (7.11%) TDD
11 34 (6.91%) Web Development
12 33 (6.71%) People Management
13 32 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (6.30%) OO
15 29 (5.89%) E-Commerce
16 28 (5.69%) Coaching
17 26 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (4.27%) Resource Management
20 20 (4.07%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (28.46%) Java
2 137 (27.85%) C#
3 93 (18.90%) SQL
4 69 (14.02%) JavaScript
5 64 (13.01%) C++
6 34 (6.91%) PHP
7 31 (6.30%) C
8 16 (3.25%) Python
9 14 (2.85%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.64%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.44%) VB
12 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.02%) Ada
13 5 (1.02%) Groovy
14 4 (0.81%) Ruby
15 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.61%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.61%) Perl
16 2 (0.41%) RPG
16 2 (0.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 65 (13.21%) Degree
2 11 (2.24%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.63%) PMP
6 6 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.61%) MCP
8 3 (0.61%) MCSE
8 3 (0.61%) MCSA
8 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.61%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.72%) QA
2 17 (3.46%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.64%) SLA
4 8 (1.63%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.81%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.61%) WCAG
6 3 (0.61%) WAI
7 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Firmware
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.05%) Oracle
3 14 (2.85%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.64%) Telerik
5 5 (1.02%) Adobe
6 3 (0.61%) Google
6 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.61%) SAP
6 3 (0.61%) Twitter
7 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.41%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.20%) Informatica
8 1 (0.20%) Sybase
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Salary: £70k - 80k per year
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Car allowance, Bonus & Benefits
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