Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £64,734 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 347 342
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 37 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 62
East of England median annual salary £64,734 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.30% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £84,850 £63,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11740 12701 14700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.45% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9639 10550 12191
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in the East of England

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in the East of England

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in the East of England

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +6 15 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 12 £55,000 +0.92%
Essex +24 4 £69,734 +32.83%
Bedfordshire - 4 £65,750 - 1
Suffolk +12 2 £67,500 +31.07%
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) .NET
3 19 (51.35%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) Web Development
8 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
8 11 (29.73%) Project Management
8 11 (29.73%) MVC
8 11 (29.73%) SDLC
9 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (27.03%) Retail
10 9 (24.32%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) TDD
11 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (16.22%) Node.js
12 6 (16.22%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) Line Management
12 6 (16.22%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) JIRA
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 5 (13.51%) QA
13 5 (13.51%) WCF
13 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
13 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (27.03%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) Node.js
4 6 (16.22%) REST
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.51%) jQuery
5 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) HTML
7 3 (8.11%) XML
8 2 (5.41%) WPF
9 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.70%) Velocity
9 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
1 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) Web Development
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
6 6 (16.22%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) COBOL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft