Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Software Development Manager
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 - 163
Rank change year-on-year - +163 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 18 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 - £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% -16.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,049 2,185 2,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.37% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,846 2,355
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Cambridge

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in Cambridge

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
4 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
6 7 (38.89%) C
6 7 (38.89%) Kanban
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) Coaching
6 7 (38.89%) JIRA
6 7 (38.89%) Confluence
6 7 (38.89%) WorldPay
6 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
7 6 (33.33%) REST
7 6 (33.33%) Web Development
7 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) IIS
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) XML

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (38.89%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
6 7 (38.89%) Coaching
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) IT Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) Kanban
6 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) BDD
9 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) WorldPay