The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 190 174 183
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 17 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.58% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 11
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Software Development Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4810 4165 4561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.80% 94.42% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4236 3466 3976
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Software Development Manager Salary Histogram 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 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
Warwickshire -2 7 £57,500 -
Birmingham -11 7 £50,000 -
Coventry -20 1 £49,350 -14.17%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 18 (45.00%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) Java
5 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) OO
7 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (20.00%) Business Development
8 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
10 6 (15.00%) C++
10 6 (15.00%) Sybase
10 6 (15.00%) OOD
10 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (15.00%) Semantic Web
10 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.00%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) MVC
11 5 (12.50%) QA
11 5 (12.50%) HTML
11 5 (12.50%) SQL
11 5 (12.50%) VB
12 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.00%) Windows
13 3 (7.50%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.50%) jQuery
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) Business Development
5 8 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) OOD
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.00%) Line Management
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL
10 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.00%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCP
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) MCSA
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Sybase
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft