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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 208 188 170
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 21 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 24
Average salary £52,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £47,175 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Birmingham -11 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Coventry -3 5 £50,000 +1.31%
Staffordshire -6 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Warwickshire -19 2 £56,250 -4.25% 1
Solihull - 2 £57,750 - 1
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 19 (37.25%) .NET
4 16 (31.37%) Project Management
5 13 (25.49%) Scrum
5 13 (25.49%) SDLC
6 11 (21.57%) OO
6 11 (21.57%) SQL
7 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 10 (19.61%) People Management
8 8 (15.69%) HTML
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) OOP
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 6 (11.76%) Retail
10 6 (11.76%) QA
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
11 5 (9.80%) Oracle
12 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
12 4 (7.84%) CSS
12 4 (7.84%) NUnit
12 4 (7.84%) Logistics
12 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.84%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) NUnit
1 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 3 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
7 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.96%) Middleware
7 1 (1.96%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) WCF
7 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Project Management
3 13 (25.49%) Scrum
3 13 (25.49%) SDLC
4 11 (21.57%) OO
5 10 (19.61%) People Management
6 8 (15.69%) ITIL
6 8 (15.69%) OOP
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) Coaching
9 4 (7.84%) High Availability
9 4 (7.84%) Logistics
9 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.92%) TDD
10 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C#
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
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