The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Development Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 184 204 147
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 26 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.22% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 40
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £51,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.38% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Manager across the West Midlands region.

Software Development Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +22 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Coventry +10 8 £57,500 +9.52%
Staffordshire -8 2 £47,500 -29.62%
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Scrum
3 26 (52.00%) .NET
4 21 (42.00%) Business Development
5 19 (38.00%) Finance
6 18 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (34.00%) Java
8 16 (32.00%) Retail
9 11 (22.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) German Language
9 11 (22.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) C#
11 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.00%) CSS
12 6 (12.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) HTML
12 6 (12.00%) Ajax
12 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (12.00%) jQuery
13 2 (4.00%) Project Management
13 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
13 2 (4.00%) C++
13 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
13 2 (4.00%) QMS
14 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (2.00%) Waterfall

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Retail
3 11 (22.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) Ajax
3 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Scrum
3 21 (42.00%) Business Development
4 18 (36.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (22.00%) OO
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.00%) QMS
7 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.00%) RUP
7 1 (2.00%) MVC
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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