Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Development Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 151 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 -44 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 37 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 0.61% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.63% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 30
Cheshire median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £30,850 £42,750 £29,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £67,125 £64,500
North West median annual salary £73,750 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +28.26% +15.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,657 2,687 2,048
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 95.90% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,058 1,790
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,675 £21,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Cheshire

Development Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Development Manager in Cheshire

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in Cheshire

Development Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nantwich - 8 £90,000 -
Wilmslow - 7 £57,500 -
Crewe +3 6 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Warrington +11 4 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Runcorn +16 3 £28,000 -22.22%
Development Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Development Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) Coaching
6 8 (21.62%) Microservices
7 7 (18.92%) Business Development
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (16.22%) Release Management
8 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
9 5 (13.51%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) Software Audit
10 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Line Management
10 4 (10.81%) Software Licensing
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) Retail
11 3 (8.11%) Pay per click
11 3 (8.11%) Project Management

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) ProC
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Coaching
2 8 (21.62%) Microservices
3 7 (18.92%) Business Development
4 6 (16.22%) Release Management
4 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Line Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Audit
6 4 (10.81%) Software Licensing
7 3 (8.11%) Pay per click
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) SEO
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Critical Thinking
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
3 1 (2.70%) HP