The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Manager
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 108 138
Rank change year-on-year -21 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 10 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.54% 0.70% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.72% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £62,500 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1808 1522 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.31% 97.13% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5761 5402 7226
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,750 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Software Development Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software Development Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) Project Management
5 12 (33.33%) Banking
5 12 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (25.00%) Functional Programming
9 8 (22.22%) Big Data
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
10 7 (19.44%) Scrum
10 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
10 7 (19.44%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) SAP
11 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.67%) Electronics
11 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
11 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (16.67%) Marketing
12 5 (13.89%) TDD
12 5 (13.89%) HTML
13 4 (11.11%) Windows
13 4 (11.11%) Retail
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (33.33%) Banking
4 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
5 6 (16.67%) Electronics
5 6 (16.67%) Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.11%) Kafka
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
7 7 (19.44%) Scrum
8 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 5 (13.89%) TDD
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.11%) Disruptive Innovation
10 4 (11.11%) Microservices
10 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (8.33%) Line Management
11 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Clojure
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) CA
2 2 (5.56%) Lotus