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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 676 658 620
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 226 217 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 216 192 240
Average salary £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £72,250 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -27 214 £55,000 - 24
South East -19 72 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +15 59 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands -1 22 £55,000 -2.22% 3
East of England -6 22 £56,250 -13.46% 1
East Midlands -21 20 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +8 17 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Brighton -34 17 £53,500 +2.88%
East Sussex -39 17 £53,500 +2.88%
Birmingham +12 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
City of London -4 14 £47,500 -24.00%
Berkshire -6 14 £51,250 -21.15% 4
South West -23 12 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £50,000 -
Redhill - 11 £65,000 -
South Wales +6 9 £48,750 -11.36%
Wales +6 9 £48,750 -11.36%
Nottinghamshire -5 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North West -14 9 £55,000 +20.21% 5
Yorkshire -47 9 £46,000 -3.15% 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £57,500 -
Nottingham -3 8 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Hampshire -11 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Milton Keynes -12 8 £50,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire -38 8 £46,000 +2.22%
Leeds - 8 £46,000 -
Bedfordshire +4 7 £50,000 -
Reading -3 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Bedford -4 7 £50,000 -
Northampton -15 7 £50,000 -

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 186 (46.04%) .NET
2 175 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (32.92%) C#
4 125 (30.94%) Scrum
5 120 (29.70%) Java
6 92 (22.77%) Finance
7 72 (17.82%) Project Management
8 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
8 62 (15.35%) C++
8 62 (15.35%) SQL Server
9 61 (15.10%) SQL
10 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
11 49 (12.13%) MS Excel
11 49 (12.13%) Waterfall
12 48 (11.88%) Degree
13 39 (9.65%) Software Engineering
14 37 (9.16%) HTML
15 36 (8.91%) MVC
16 35 (8.66%) Linux
16 35 (8.66%) OO
17 33 (8.17%) PRINCE2
18 32 (7.92%) QA
19 31 (7.67%) Web Services
19 31 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (6.93%) JavaScript
20 28 (6.93%) CSS
20 28 (6.93%) Retail
20 28 (6.93%) TDD
21 25 (6.19%) E-Commerce
22 24 (5.94%) PHP

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (2.48%) IIS
1 10 (2.48%) Drupal
2 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.74%) Apache
3 3 (0.74%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.50%) WinCC
4 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.50%) CMS
4 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.71%) MS Project
3 12 (2.97%) MS Office
4 3 (0.74%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Summit
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Agresso
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.47%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.74%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) VPN
3 2 (0.50%) Extranet
3 2 (0.50%) DVB
3 2 (0.50%) RFID
3 2 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) Wireless
4 1 (0.25%) IGMP
4 1 (0.25%) LTE
4 1 (0.25%) NAS
4 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.47%) MySQL
3 9 (2.23%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.99%) OLAP
7 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.49%) JIRA
4 4 (0.99%) Subversion
4 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) MSTest
7 1 (0.25%) WiX
7 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (22.77%) Finance
2 28 (6.93%) Retail
3 15 (3.71%) German Language
4 13 (3.22%) Banking
5 9 (2.23%) Advertising
6 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.73%) Front Office
8 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.49%) Games
9 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.24%) Marketing
10 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.74%) Billing
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (46.04%) .NET
2 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET
3 37 (9.16%) HTML
4 31 (7.67%) Web Services
5 28 (6.93%) CSS
6 21 (5.20%) J2EE
6 21 (5.20%) jQuery
7 18 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 14 (3.47%) Ajax
8 14 (3.47%) XML
9 12 (2.97%) HTML5
10 9 (2.23%) XHTML
10 9 (2.23%) SOAP
10 9 (2.23%) Spring
11 8 (1.98%) WCF
11 8 (1.98%) CSS3
12 7 (1.73%) LAMP
12 7 (1.73%) EJB
13 5 (1.24%) XSLT
13 5 (1.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.20%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.23%) Open Source
4 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.98%) Derivative
5 6 (1.49%) PMI
5 6 (1.49%) Social Media
6 5 (1.24%) iPad
6 5 (1.24%) Kindle
7 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.74%) Firmware
8 3 (0.74%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.50%) DTV
9 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.50%) Physics
9 2 (0.50%) SCADA
9 2 (0.50%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.66%) Linux
2 15 (3.71%) Windows
3 7 (1.73%) Android
4 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (30.94%) Scrum
3 72 (17.82%) Project Management
4 49 (12.13%) Waterfall
5 39 (9.65%) Software Engineering
6 36 (8.91%) MVC
7 35 (8.66%) OO
8 33 (8.17%) PRINCE2
9 31 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (6.93%) TDD
11 25 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 24 (5.94%) Business Development
13 22 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (5.20%) Web Development
15 18 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (2.97%) Risk Management
17 12 (2.97%) SOA
17 12 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
17 12 (2.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 133 (32.92%) C#
2 120 (29.70%) Java
3 62 (15.35%) C++
4 61 (15.10%) SQL
5 28 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.94%) PHP
7 16 (3.96%) C
8 14 (3.47%) Python
9 12 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.73%) VB
12 3 (0.74%) Perl
12 3 (0.74%) Delphi
12 3 (0.74%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.50%) VC++
13 2 (0.50%) RPG
13 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.25%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (11.88%) Degree
2 7 (1.73%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.24%) PMP
4 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.92%) QA
2 20 (4.95%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.73%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.74%) WCAG
5 3 (0.74%) WAI
6 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.25%) TickIT
7 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.25%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.70%) Oracle
3 5 (1.24%) Adobe
4 4 (0.99%) HP
5 3 (0.74%) BEA
5 3 (0.74%) Google
5 3 (0.74%) Twitter
6 2 (0.50%) SAP
6 2 (0.50%) Progress
6 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.50%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.50%) Facebook
7 1 (0.25%) Mercator
7 1 (0.25%) VMware
7 1 (0.25%) Talend
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Circa £70k+ package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Double OTE
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Health
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Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Nottingham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
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Altrincham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + OAckage
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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South Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits , Double OTE
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East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits , Double OTE
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Berkshire
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