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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 627 614 675
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 261 271 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 216 251 172
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 2015. 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 -11 240 £52,500 -8.69% 31
London +6 55 £55,000 -18.51% 6
North West +27 53 £52,500 -9.48% 7
South East -30 52 £58,500 -2.50% 13
Yorkshire -19 35 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cheshire +25 34 £52,500 -10.25% 3
West Yorkshire -1 29 £52,500 +2.94% 1
Macclesfield +5 22 £52,500 - 2
Leeds -6 21 £53,500 +7.00%
West Midlands -16 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -3 16 £65,000 +18.72%
South West -6 16 £46,500 -19.13% 2
Manchester +6 15 £49,000 -14.78% 4
City of London -3 13 £65,000 -3.70%
Wales -8 13 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England -30 13 £60,000 +4.34%
Bolton - 10 £49,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Brighton +1 9 £57,500 +9.52%
East Sussex -6 9 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Berkshire -1 8 £90,000 +33.33% 1
South Wales -10 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Cardiff - 8 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire -2 7 £57,500 -
Birmingham -11 7 £50,000 -
Hampshire -19 7 £55,000 -16.66% 7
Devon - 7 £42,300 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Northampton - 7 £50,000 - 1

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 274 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (50.00%) .NET
3 144 (29.51%) C#
4 137 (28.07%) Scrum
5 132 (27.05%) Java
6 107 (21.93%) SQL
7 95 (19.47%) JavaScript
7 95 (19.47%) Project Management
8 93 (19.06%) Software Engineering
9 89 (18.24%) Microsoft
10 83 (17.01%) HTML
11 77 (15.78%) Finance
12 72 (14.75%) Degree
13 69 (14.14%) CSS
14 64 (13.11%) Waterfall
15 62 (12.70%) C++
16 48 (9.84%) MS Excel
16 48 (9.84%) User Experience
17 47 (9.63%) Linux
18 46 (9.43%) Windows
19 45 (9.22%) MVC
19 45 (9.22%) Line Management
20 43 (8.81%) People Management
20 43 (8.81%) SQL Server
21 41 (8.40%) PRINCE2
22 40 (8.20%) ASP.NET
22 40 (8.20%) HTML5
23 39 (7.99%) C
24 38 (7.79%) OO
24 38 (7.79%) TDD

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 27 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.84%) IIS
3 7 (1.43%) Alfresco
4 5 (1.02%) Drupal
4 5 (1.02%) Apache
5 4 (0.82%) CMS
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.66%) MS Project
3 3 (0.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Summit
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.48%) SaaS
3 6 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.82%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.64%) Internet
2 5 (1.02%) RFID
2 5 (1.02%) FTP
3 4 (0.82%) SMTP
3 4 (0.82%) IMAP
4 3 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.61%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.46%) MySQL
3 10 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.41%) Big Data
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (7.38%) Subversion
2 29 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (4.10%) JIRA
5 11 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.84%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.43%) JUnit
9 5 (1.02%) Maven
9 5 (1.02%) Gradle
10 2 (0.41%) TestNG
10 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.20%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.20%) Selenium
11 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.20%) PVCS
11 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 77 (15.78%) Finance
2 13 (2.66%) Aerospace
3 12 (2.46%) Banking
4 11 (2.25%) Marketing
5 9 (1.84%) Games
5 9 (1.84%) Electronics
6 8 (1.64%) Military
6 8 (1.64%) Retail
6 8 (1.64%) Back Office
7 7 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.23%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (50.00%) .NET
2 83 (17.01%) HTML
3 69 (14.14%) CSS
4 40 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 40 (8.20%) HTML5
5 30 (6.15%) PhoneGap
6 27 (5.53%) Spring
7 26 (5.33%) Web Services
7 26 (5.33%) jQuery
8 25 (5.12%) J2EE
9 24 (4.92%) Ajax
10 17 (3.48%) XML
11 12 (2.46%) WCF
12 11 (2.25%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.05%) WinForms
14 9 (1.84%) JSON
14 9 (1.84%) LINQ
14 9 (1.84%) XSLT
15 8 (1.64%) LAMP
15 8 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.84%) User Experience
2 25 (5.12%) Open Source
3 23 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.43%) PMI
7 7 (1.43%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.23%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.02%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.82%) Social Media
10 4 (0.82%) iPad
11 3 (0.61%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.63%) Linux
2 46 (9.43%) Windows
3 9 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.64%) UNIX
4 8 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (1.43%) Android
6 5 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (28.07%) Scrum
3 95 (19.47%) Project Management
4 93 (19.06%) Software Engineering
5 64 (13.11%) Waterfall
6 45 (9.22%) Line Management
6 45 (9.22%) MVC
7 43 (8.81%) People Management
8 41 (8.40%) PRINCE2
9 38 (7.79%) OO
9 38 (7.79%) TDD
9 38 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 36 (7.38%) Resource Management
11 30 (6.15%) Web Development
12 29 (5.94%) Coaching
13 26 (5.33%) Business Analysis
14 24 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (4.92%) E-Commerce
14 24 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 144 (29.51%) C#
2 132 (27.05%) Java
3 107 (21.93%) SQL
4 95 (19.47%) JavaScript
5 62 (12.70%) C++
6 39 (7.99%) C
7 29 (5.94%) Objective-C
8 23 (4.71%) PHP
9 18 (3.69%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.28%) Python
11 12 (2.46%) VB
12 9 (1.84%) Perl
13 8 (1.64%) Ada
13 8 (1.64%) Ruby
14 7 (1.43%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.02%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.02%) Groovy
16 5 (1.02%) Scala
17 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (14.75%) Degree
2 13 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (1.02%) APMP
7 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.82%) PMP
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%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.58%) QA
2 16 (3.28%) SLA
3 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.82%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.82%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.43%) Firmware
2 2 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
1 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 89 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.94%) Xamarin
3 28 (5.74%) Telerik
4 22 (4.51%) Oracle
5 7 (1.43%) Sybase
5 7 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.82%) Google
7 3 (0.61%) IBM
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Informatica
9 1 (0.20%) Zend
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Manchester
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Cheshire
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