The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 663 641 633
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 219 230 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 211 199 232
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £51,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -60 209 £55,000 +4.76% 28
South East -6 61 £53,500 +2.88% 12
London -13 61 £70,000 +12.00% 6
East of England -1 32 £57,500 -11.53% 2
West Midlands +20 26 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -29 17 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £57,500 - 2
Birmingham +22 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Surrey +8 14 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South West -27 13 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £50,000 -16.66%
City of London -15 12 £58,750 -6.00% 4
Hampshire +1 11 £47,500 -
Berkshire -4 10 £50,000 -20.00% 7
Redhill - 10 £65,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Brighton -37 9 £53,500 +2.88%
East Sussex -40 9 £53,500 +2.88%
Coventry +10 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire -41 8 £46,750 -6.50% 2
Cambridge - 8 £51,250 - 2
Reading -1 7 £50,000 -18.36% 1
Bedfordshire -1 7 £50,000 -
Bedford -5 7 £50,000 -
Wales -9 7 £47,500 -11.62% 1
South Wales -9 7 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Northamptonshire -16 7 £50,000 -
Northampton -22 7 £50,000 -
Leeds -31 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Yorkshire -50 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 178 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
1 178 (41.30%) .NET
2 144 (33.41%) C#
3 139 (32.25%) Java
4 130 (30.16%) Scrum
5 97 (22.51%) Finance
6 92 (21.35%) Project Management
7 76 (17.63%) SQL Server
8 66 (15.31%) C++
9 64 (14.85%) Microsoft
10 62 (14.39%) SQL
10 62 (14.39%) ASP.NET
11 56 (12.99%) Waterfall
12 55 (12.76%) Software Engineering
13 52 (12.06%) MS Excel
14 48 (11.14%) Degree
15 45 (10.44%) OO
16 42 (9.74%) Linux
16 42 (9.74%) HTML
16 42 (9.74%) MVC
17 39 (9.05%) Web Services
18 37 (8.58%) QA
19 36 (8.35%) Retail
20 34 (7.89%) JavaScript
21 33 (7.66%) PRINCE2
22 30 (6.96%) Oracle
23 29 (6.73%) E-Commerce
23 29 (6.73%) TDD
23 29 (6.73%) Business Development
23 29 (6.73%) .NET Framework

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (2.09%) Drupal
2 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.86%) IIS
3 7 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.46%) WinCC
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.78%) MS Project
3 10 (2.32%) MS Office
4 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Summit
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.48%) Internet
2 5 (1.16%) RFID
3 3 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.46%) Extranet
4 2 (0.46%) VPN
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) Wireless
4 2 (0.46%) DVB
5 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) IGMP
5 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.23%) NAS
5 1 (0.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.25%) MySQL
3 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.93%) OLAP
7 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.70%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) Big Data
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) OLTP
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.39%) JIRA
4 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.93%) Subversion
4 4 (0.93%) JUnit
5 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.70%) Selenium
6 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.46%) PhoneGap
6 2 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) WiX
7 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.23%) MSTest
7 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 97 (22.51%) Finance
2 36 (8.35%) Retail
3 20 (4.64%) Banking
4 17 (3.94%) German Language
5 16 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.02%) Games
7 8 (1.86%) Marketing
7 8 (1.86%) Electronics
7 8 (1.86%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.62%) Front Office
8 7 (1.62%) Advertising
9 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.16%) Back Office
9 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) Polish Language
10 4 (0.93%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.70%) Billing
11 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (41.30%) .NET
2 62 (14.39%) ASP.NET
3 42 (9.74%) HTML
4 39 (9.05%) Web Services
5 29 (6.73%) .NET Framework
6 28 (6.50%) CSS
6 28 (6.50%) jQuery
7 24 (5.57%) J2EE
8 19 (4.41%) XML
9 17 (3.94%) SOAP
10 14 (3.25%) Ajax
11 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.09%) XHTML
12 9 (2.09%) HTML5
13 8 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (1.86%) CSS3
13 8 (1.86%) Spring
13 8 (1.86%) XSLT
14 7 (1.62%) EJB
14 7 (1.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.86%) Derivative
4 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.62%) Open Source
5 6 (1.39%) PMI
5 6 (1.39%) Firmware
6 5 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.16%) Kindle
6 5 (1.16%) iPad
7 4 (0.93%) Online Games
8 3 (0.70%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.70%) Social Media
9 2 (0.46%) Informatics
9 2 (0.46%) SCADA
9 2 (0.46%) Physics
9 2 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.74%) Linux
2 23 (5.34%) Windows
3 7 (1.62%) Android
4 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.70%) UNIX
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (30.16%) Scrum
3 92 (21.35%) Project Management
4 56 (12.99%) Waterfall
5 55 (12.76%) Software Engineering
6 45 (10.44%) OO
7 42 (9.74%) MVC
8 33 (7.66%) PRINCE2
9 29 (6.73%) E-Commerce
9 29 (6.73%) TDD
9 29 (6.73%) Business Development
10 28 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (4.41%) Web Development
14 18 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (3.48%) OOD
15 15 (3.48%) Service Delivery
16 13 (3.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 144 (33.41%) C#
2 139 (32.25%) Java
3 66 (15.31%) C++
4 62 (14.39%) SQL
5 34 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.34%) PHP
7 19 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.25%) Python
9 13 (3.02%) C
10 6 (1.39%) VB
10 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.70%) Delphi
11 3 (0.70%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.46%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.46%) VC++
13 1 (0.23%) RPG
13 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (11.14%) Degree
2 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.93%) PMP
3 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.58%) QA
2 20 (4.64%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.62%) ISO 14001
4 5 (1.16%) DO-178B
4 5 (1.16%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.93%) SLA
6 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.70%) WCAG
6 3 (0.70%) WAI
7 1 (0.23%) TickIT
7 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.96%) Oracle
3 9 (2.09%) HP
4 5 (1.16%) Adobe
5 4 (0.93%) SAP
6 3 (0.70%) BEA
6 3 (0.70%) Google
6 3 (0.70%) Twitter
7 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.46%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.46%) Facebook
7 2 (0.46%) Capita
7 2 (0.46%) Progress
8 1 (0.23%) Mercator
8 1 (0.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Talend
8 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £55k-£65k + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + options
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 65000-70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Profit Share
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago