The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 106 125 124
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 24 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.32% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 6
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -  

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 1760 1789 1878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.13% 96.60% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1567 1579
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Software Development Manager in the job title.

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Finance
3 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (45.00%) Banking
5 17 (42.50%) Project Management
5 17 (42.50%) DevOps
6 16 (40.00%) .NET
7 15 (37.50%) Big Data
7 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (22.50%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) CSS
11 7 (17.50%) Functional Programming
11 7 (17.50%) Line Management
12 6 (15.00%) People Management
12 6 (15.00%) C#
13 5 (12.50%) SQL
13 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
14 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (10.00%) Scala
14 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 4 (10.00%) SAP
14 4 (10.00%) Retail
14 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
14 4 (10.00%) Electronics

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
3 18 (45.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML5
4 3 (7.50%) WPF
5 2 (5.00%) Java EE
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (42.50%) DevOps
3 17 (42.50%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.50%) Functional Programming
5 7 (17.50%) Line Management
6 6 (15.00%) People Management
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.50%) UML
10 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
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