Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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

Development Manager
UK > England
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 427 384
Rank change year-on-year +54 -43 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 864 972 1,336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 762 838 1,153
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,375 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 103,705 131,782 160,050
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.97% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 83,738 106,311 132,447
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Development Manager in England.

Salary trend for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Development Manager in England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in England

Development Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
London +63 385 £85,000 +3.03% 26
South East +15 163 £70,000 +3.70% 19
North of England +57 131 £55,000 -15.38% 24
Midlands +20 74 £60,000 - 11
Yorkshire +74 68 £55,000 - 9
South West +40 64 £52,500 -19.23% 11
East of England +27 50 £70,000 +12.00% 3
West Midlands +31 49 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West -19 43 £60,000 -14.29% 11
East Midlands +5 26 £60,000 -4.00% 5
North East +30 22 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 England region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 388 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (28.82%) C#
3 221 (25.58%) Finance
4 220 (25.46%) .NET
5 204 (23.61%) Business Development
6 185 (21.41%) Microsoft
7 182 (21.06%) Java
7 182 (21.06%) JavaScript
8 178 (20.60%) AWS
9 158 (18.29%) Azure
10 156 (18.06%) Mentoring
11 147 (17.01%) Software Engineering
11 147 (17.01%) Scrum
12 120 (13.89%) Decision-Making
13 105 (12.15%) Banking
13 105 (12.15%) SQL
14 104 (12.04%) SQL Server
15 95 (11.00%) Web Services
16 93 (10.76%) Project Management
17 91 (10.53%) Python
18 90 (10.42%) QA
19 87 (10.07%) DevOps
20 85 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
21 77 (8.91%) C++
22 73 (8.45%) J2EE
23 71 (8.22%) HTML
23 71 (8.22%) MVC
23 71 (8.22%) Analytics
23 71 (8.22%) Coaching
24 69 (7.99%) Artificial Intelligence

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.43%) CMS
3 15 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 8 (0.93%) IIS
7 7 (0.81%) JBoss
8 6 (0.69%) Confluence
9 5 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.46%) Ethereum
10 4 (0.46%) Liferay
11 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.23%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) Drupal
12 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.23%) nginx
13 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.58%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (4.51%) FINCAD Analytics
2 22 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 178 (20.60%) AWS
2 158 (18.29%) Azure
3 64 (7.41%) SaaS
4 51 (5.90%) GCP
5 39 (4.51%) Office 365
6 16 (1.85%) Serverless
7 14 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.16%) Power Platform
9 8 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.93%) Amazon Cognito
10 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.58%) PaaS
12 3 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (0.35%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.35%) IaaS
13 2 (0.23%) AdWords
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.23%) npm
13 2 (0.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.47%) Skype
2 7 (0.81%) Unified Communications
3 6 (0.69%) Wireless
4 5 (0.58%) Internet
4 5 (0.58%) MVNO
5 4 (0.46%) Intranet
6 3 (0.35%) Broadband
6 3 (0.35%) MPLS
6 3 (0.35%) WAN
7 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.23%) RTMP
7 2 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTP
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.12%) WebEx
8 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (4.51%) Amazon Athena
3 39 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 24 (2.78%) MySQL
5 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.97%) Big Data
7 14 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.16%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.04%) Power BI
10 7 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.81%) Redis
11 5 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (4.75%) JIRA
2 38 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.62%) TeamCity
4 13 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.81%) Maven
7 7 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.81%) webpack
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.46%) Gradle
9 4 (0.46%) ProC
9 4 (0.46%) PVCS
9 4 (0.46%) Selenium
10 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.35%) JUnit
11 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.23%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.23%) JMeter
11 2 (0.23%) RSpec
General
1 221 (25.58%) Finance
2 105 (12.15%) Banking
3 65 (7.52%) Marketing
4 61 (7.06%) Front Office
5 56 (6.48%) Retail
6 30 (3.47%) Legal
7 28 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.08%) Public Sector
10 16 (1.85%) Law
11 14 (1.62%) Billing
12 12 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.39%) Games
13 9 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.81%) Electronics
16 5 (0.58%) Advertising
17 4 (0.46%) Automotive
18 3 (0.35%) Police
19 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (25.46%) .NET
2 95 (11.00%) Web Services
3 73 (8.45%) J2EE
4 71 (8.22%) HTML
5 68 (7.87%) ASP.NET
6 61 (7.06%) CSS
7 47 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (5.32%) HTML5
9 43 (4.98%) Node.js
10 34 (3.94%) AngularJS
11 32 (3.70%) React
11 32 (3.70%) Spring
12 31 (3.59%) jQuery
13 28 (3.24%) RESTful
14 24 (2.78%) .NET Framework
15 22 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (1.74%) JDBC
16 15 (1.74%) Struts
17 12 (1.39%) Entity Framework
17 12 (1.39%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.71%) Fixed Income
2 56 (6.48%) Derivative
3 55 (6.37%) Hedge funds
4 44 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.36%) Equities
6 28 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
6 28 (3.24%) Exotic Derivative
7 23 (2.66%) User Experience
8 21 (2.43%) NHS
9 20 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (2.20%) BBC
11 15 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.62%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.50%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.93%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
17 4 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.89%) Linux
2 22 (2.55%) Android
3 21 (2.43%) Windows
4 20 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.39%) VMS
6 7 (0.81%) Unix
7 5 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (23.61%) Business Development
3 156 (18.06%) Mentoring
4 147 (17.01%) Scrum
4 147 (17.01%) Software Engineering
5 120 (13.89%) Decision-Making
6 93 (10.76%) Project Management
7 87 (10.07%) DevOps
8 85 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
9 71 (8.22%) Analytics
9 71 (8.22%) Coaching
9 71 (8.22%) MVC
10 69 (7.99%) Artificial Intelligence
11 68 (7.87%) Microservices
12 66 (7.64%) Investment Management
12 66 (7.64%) SDLC
13 63 (7.29%) CRM
13 63 (7.29%) Performance Management
14 59 (6.83%) Asset Management
15 57 (6.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (28.82%) C#
2 182 (21.06%) Java
2 182 (21.06%) JavaScript
3 105 (12.15%) SQL
4 91 (10.53%) Python
5 77 (8.91%) C++
6 39 (4.51%) Kotlin
7 37 (4.28%) PHP
8 24 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.31%) C
10 18 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 16 (1.85%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.93%) Ruby
13 8 (0.93%) Scala
13 8 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.69%) Java 8
15 4 (0.46%) ES6
15 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (6.25%) Degree
2 23 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.39%) MCSD
5 9 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.81%) PMP
8 6 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) HNC
10 3 (0.35%) HND
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.12%) CAPM
12 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.42%) QA
2 10 (1.16%) PMO
3 7 (0.81%) SLA
4 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (3.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (2.89%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.81%) Terraform
3 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.69%) Puppet
4 5 (0.58%) Ansible
4 5 (0.58%) Salt
5 4 (0.46%) Amdocs OSS
5 4 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.46%) Netcool
6 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 185 (21.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.32%) Google
3 39 (4.51%) Bloomberg
4 33 (3.82%) Oracle
5 30 (3.47%) Sitecore
6 22 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.20%) SAP
8 14 (1.62%) VMware
9 12 (1.39%) Veeam
10 11 (1.27%) Blue Prism
11 10 (1.16%) IBM
12 7 (0.81%) Sage
13 6 (0.69%) Pega
14 5 (0.58%) Dell
14 5 (0.58%) EMC
14 5 (0.58%) Facebook
14 5 (0.58%) FIS
14 5 (0.58%) HP
14 5 (0.58%) UiPath
14 5 (0.58%) WorldPay