The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
UK / England
Rank 633 647 621
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 201 301 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 180 247 292
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Software Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in England

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in England

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in England

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +44 65 £60,000 +5.26% 9
London +39 51 £75,000 +20.00% 5
South West +38 31 £62,500 -3.84% 3
West Midlands +28 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -22 17 £63,750 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +5 9 £57,500 +10.57%
East of England +21 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Midlands -26 4 £65,000 +15.55%
Software Development Manager
UK

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 266 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (34.55%) Project Management
3 117 (30.39%) .NET
4 108 (28.05%) Finance
5 88 (22.86%) Java
6 84 (21.82%) C#
7 82 (21.30%) SDLC
8 75 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (19.22%) Scrum
10 67 (17.40%) SQL
11 63 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 58 (15.06%) DevOps
13 51 (13.25%) QA
14 49 (12.73%) Telecoms
15 48 (12.47%) Line Management
15 48 (12.47%) Waterfall
16 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
16 47 (12.21%) SQL Server
17 45 (11.69%) Banking
18 43 (11.17%) HTML
18 43 (11.17%) People Management
19 41 (10.65%) Mentoring
19 41 (10.65%) Big Data
20 39 (10.13%) ASP.NET
20 39 (10.13%) Degree
21 38 (9.87%) Software Engineering
21 38 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
22 37 (9.61%) Coaching
23 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2
23 36 (9.35%) MVC

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.04%) Apache
3 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.52%) Mule
4 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Jetty
5 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.90%) MS Project
3 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS Office
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.04%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.38%) SaaS
4 9 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.12%) Internet
2 10 (2.60%) SSL
3 9 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.56%) Firewall
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (1.04%) HTTP
5 4 (1.04%) VPN
5 4 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.65%) Big Data
3 23 (5.97%) MySQL
4 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
9 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.78%) Redis
9 3 (0.78%) Riak
10 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.52%) GIS
10 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (4.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.38%) JIRA
2 13 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.52%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.26%) Hamcrest
4 1 (0.26%) jMock
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Maven
4 1 (0.26%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) TestNG
General
1 108 (28.05%) Finance
2 49 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 45 (11.69%) Banking
4 22 (5.71%) Games
4 22 (5.71%) Retail
5 19 (4.94%) Marketing
6 14 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.82%) Legal
8 5 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) French Language
9 3 (0.78%) German Language
9 3 (0.78%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (30.39%) .NET
2 43 (11.17%) HTML
3 39 (10.13%) ASP.NET
4 29 (7.53%) CSS
5 19 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (4.94%) Web Services
6 16 (4.16%) .NET Framework
7 14 (3.64%) jQuery
7 14 (3.64%) XML
8 13 (3.38%) HTML5
9 9 (2.34%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.34%) REST
10 8 (2.08%) Entity Framework
10 8 (2.08%) LINQ
10 8 (2.08%) Spring
10 8 (2.08%) WCF
11 7 (1.82%) CGI
11 7 (1.82%) JSON
11 7 (1.82%) Node.js
12 6 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (5.19%) iPad
2 17 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.08%) PMI
5 8 (2.08%) User Experience
6 7 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.56%) Fintech
7 6 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.04%) Online Games
9 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.52%) BBC
10 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.52%) Equities
10 2 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.49%) Linux
2 18 (4.68%) Windows
3 17 (4.42%) Unix
4 8 (2.08%) Android
4 8 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (34.55%) Project Management
3 82 (21.30%) SDLC
4 75 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (19.22%) Scrum
6 58 (15.06%) DevOps
7 48 (12.47%) Line Management
7 48 (12.47%) Waterfall
8 43 (11.17%) People Management
9 41 (10.65%) Mentoring
10 38 (9.87%) Software Engineering
11 37 (9.61%) Coaching
12 36 (9.35%) MVC
12 36 (9.35%) PRINCE2
13 31 (8.05%) Software Delivery
14 26 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (6.75%) Web Development
15 25 (6.49%) TDD
16 21 (5.45%) E-Commerce
17 19 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.86%) Java
2 84 (21.82%) C#
3 67 (17.40%) SQL
4 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.45%) PHP
6 17 (4.42%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.12%) C++
8 11 (2.86%) C
8 11 (2.86%) Scala
9 10 (2.60%) Ruby
10 9 (2.34%) Perl
11 8 (2.08%) Python
12 6 (1.56%) VB
13 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.04%) VB6
15 2 (0.52%) J#
15 2 (0.52%) VBScript
16 1 (0.26%) Elixir
16 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 39 (10.13%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.04%) CCNA
4 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.78%) APMP
5 3 (0.78%) MBA
5 3 (0.78%) PMP
5 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.25%) QA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.56%) PMO
3 5 (1.30%) MiFID
4 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 2 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.52%) EMIR
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.64%) Oracle
3 6 (1.56%) SAP
4 5 (1.30%) VMware
5 4 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.04%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco
5 4 (1.04%) Juniper
6 3 (0.78%) Sage
7 2 (0.52%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.52%) Solace
7 2 (0.52%) Sybase
8 1 (0.26%) Epicor
8 1 (0.26%) Infor
8 1 (0.26%) Lotus
8 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter
8 1 (0.26%) Zend
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Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arnold Ash
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Extensive Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Health, Pension, Free Breakfast
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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London
Montash Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago