Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 151 117
Rank change year-on-year +50 -34 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 40 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.87% 0.69% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.71% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 21
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £87,125 £60,075 £63,750
North West median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -8.70% +9.52%

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 2,078 3,084 2,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 2,322 1,789
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,850 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Crewe +4 8 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Wilmslow -3 8 £57,500 -14.81%
Chester +28 7 £37,000 +23.33%
Warrington +9 4 £62,500 +19.05% 2
Nantwich -8 3 - -
Development Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) Business Development
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (25.00%) Marketing
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (20.00%) Release Management
5 8 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (15.00%) Microservices
7 6 (15.00%) SaaS
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 5 (12.50%) QA
8 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
9 4 (10.00%) Line Management
9 4 (10.00%) Retail

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 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) ProC
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Back Office
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Business Development
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Release Management
2 8 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (15.00%) Microservices
4 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) SDLC
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Line Management
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Critical Thinking
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C#
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) HP