Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 166 181
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 26 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.68% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 16
Bristol median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +13.04% +1.77%
10th Percentile £57,500 £46,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £70,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3718 3114 3664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3085 2660 3175
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Functional Programming
6 6 (23.08%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) Scala
7 5 (19.23%) Big Data
7 5 (19.23%) Kafka
7 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (15.38%) Clojure
8 4 (15.38%) Disruptive Innovation
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.69%) Marketing
10 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.69%) QA
10 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
1 5 (19.23%) Kafka
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Functional Programming
5 6 (23.08%) Microservices
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Disruptive Innovation
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Scala
3 4 (15.38%) Clojure
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) CA
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Lotus
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com