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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 628 635 694
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 306 337 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 256 295 295
Median salary £64,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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
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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 -7 281 £65,000 +8.33% 22
London -15 96 £71,250 +18.75% 4
South East +15 58 £61,250 -18.33% 3
South West +29 28 £65,000 +23.80% 2
West Midlands -45 27 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire -14 24 £58,750 +11.90% 5
Berkshire +6 20 £70,000 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -10 20 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North West +15 18 £60,250 +18.13% 3
Scotland +7 16 £56,250 +5.14% 3
Leeds -4 16 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +19 15 £65,000 +13.04% 2
East of England -14 15 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Crawley - 15 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 15 £65,000 - 1
City of London +43 14 £80,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +15 14 £60,000 +17.64% 1
Hampshire - 14 £47,500 - 2
Newbury - 13 £70,000 -
Cheshire +33 10 £63,000 +12.00% 1
Warrington +20 9 £63,000 - 1
Birmingham -23 8 £45,000 -40.00% 2
Ipswich +18 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Suffolk +15 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh +10 7 £62,500 +32.27% 2
Leicestershire +10 7 £70,000 +55.55%
Coventry +8 6 £55,000 +1.85%
Manchester +7 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South Wales -3 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Wales -4 6 £65,000 +30.00%

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (30.78%) Project Management
3 180 (29.32%) .NET
4 167 (27.20%) Java
5 139 (22.64%) Scrum
6 136 (22.15%) C#
7 133 (21.66%) Finance
8 113 (18.40%) SDLC
9 97 (15.80%) SQL Server
9 97 (15.80%) Mentoring
10 89 (14.50%) Software Engineering
11 88 (14.33%) Microsoft
12 84 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 84 (13.68%) QA
13 80 (13.03%) SQL
13 80 (13.03%) Linux
14 79 (12.87%) PRINCE2
15 76 (12.38%) JavaScript
16 74 (12.05%) Line Management
17 72 (11.73%) Degree
18 63 (10.26%) C++
19 56 (9.12%) Waterfall
19 56 (9.12%) MS Excel
20 54 (8.79%) HTML
20 54 (8.79%) CSS
21 49 (7.98%) MySQL
22 48 (7.82%) ASP.NET
23 44 (7.17%) Web Services
24 39 (6.35%) Internet
24 39 (6.35%) MVC

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 16 (2.61%) OpenStack
2 15 (2.44%) Confluence
2 15 (2.44%) IIS
3 14 (2.28%) CMS
4 13 (2.12%) Node.js
5 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.65%) Apache
7 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.33%) Drupal
8 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.58%) MS Project
3 5 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
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 27 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.77%) SaaS
3 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.35%) Internet
2 11 (1.79%) HTTP
3 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.49%) Wireless
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.33%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) Modbus
5 1 (0.16%) NFC
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.98%) MySQL
3 27 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.77%) Big Data
5 15 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.49%) BigTable
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.33%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (4.23%) JIRA
1 26 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.30%) JUnit
5 4 (0.65%) NetBeans
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.65%) Subversion
6 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.49%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.33%) Gradle
7 2 (0.33%) Maven
7 2 (0.33%) Selenium
7 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) Ant
8 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 133 (21.66%) Finance
2 36 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.72%) Retail
4 26 (4.23%) Marketing
5 24 (3.91%) Banking
6 18 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.61%) Electronics
8 12 (1.95%) Games
8 12 (1.95%) Publishing
9 7 (1.14%) Front Office
10 5 (0.81%) Advertising
10 5 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (29.32%) .NET
2 54 (8.79%) CSS
2 54 (8.79%) HTML
3 48 (7.82%) ASP.NET
4 44 (7.17%) Web Services
5 36 (5.86%) J2EE
6 25 (4.07%) XML
7 24 (3.91%) REST
8 20 (3.26%) Spring
9 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (2.61%) jQuery
10 16 (2.61%) SOAP
11 14 (2.28%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.12%) HTML5
13 12 (1.95%) CSS3
13 12 (1.95%) WCF
13 12 (1.95%) WinForms
14 11 (1.79%) Ajax
15 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.77%) Digital Media
4 16 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 10 (1.63%) Fintech
7 9 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.30%) User Experience
9 7 (1.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.98%) iPad
11 5 (0.81%) iSeries
11 5 (0.81%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Clustering
12 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.65%) Replication
13 3 (0.49%) PMI
14 2 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.03%) Linux
2 32 (5.21%) Unix
3 22 (3.58%) Windows
4 8 (1.30%) Android
5 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
6 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.33%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (64.82%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (30.78%) Project Management
3 139 (22.64%) Scrum
4 113 (18.40%) SDLC
5 97 (15.80%) Mentoring
6 89 (14.50%) Software Engineering
7 84 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (12.87%) PRINCE2
9 74 (12.05%) Line Management
10 56 (9.12%) Waterfall
11 39 (6.35%) MVC
12 38 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (6.03%) TDD
14 35 (5.70%) Multithreading
15 33 (5.37%) DevOps
15 33 (5.37%) Open Source
15 33 (5.37%) Software Delivery
16 32 (5.21%) Change Management
17 31 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 30 (4.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 167 (27.20%) Java
2 136 (22.15%) C#
3 80 (13.03%) SQL
4 76 (12.38%) JavaScript
5 63 (10.26%) C++
6 34 (5.54%) PHP
7 19 (3.09%) C
8 17 (2.77%) Python
9 15 (2.44%) Ruby
10 13 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.12%) VB
11 12 (1.95%) Scala
12 11 (1.79%) Perl
13 8 (1.30%) VB6
14 5 (0.81%) Erlang
14 5 (0.81%) Haskell
14 5 (0.81%) Lisp
14 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 72 (11.73%) Degree
2 16 (2.61%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.44%) PMP
4 12 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.33%) 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 84 (13.68%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) Snort
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Puppet
2 2 (0.33%) Graphite
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.75%) Oracle
3 19 (3.09%) SAP
4 5 (0.81%) BMC
4 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.65%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.65%) HP
5 4 (0.65%) InterSystems
5 4 (0.65%) Remedy
5 4 (0.65%) Twitter
6 3 (0.49%) IBM
6 3 (0.49%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.33%) Canon
7 2 (0.33%) Facebook
7 2 (0.33%) Northgate
7 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.16%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.16%) IFS
8 1 (0.16%) Rally
8 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-60,000 + 15-20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, Head Office.
REPL Group
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £110,000 to £135,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hassocks
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: Up to £72,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London, EC3R
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago