Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 807 712
Rank change year-on-year +72 -95 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 460 394 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 406 370 592
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,525 £82,400
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +11.63%

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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
London +64 151 £75,000 +7.14% 7
South East +36 94 £65,000 +13.04% 6
North of England -16 81 £56,250 +2.27% 9
Midlands +21 56 £60,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +20 43 £57,500 - 1
South West +18 41 £67,500 +12.50% 4
East of England +32 37 £64,734 +23.30% 2
North West -30 35 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Midlands +1 32 £60,000 +6.67% 2
East Midlands +32 24 £65,000 +15.56% 1
North East +7 3 £55,000 -
Software Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 333 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (37.39%) .NET
3 143 (31.09%) Project Management
4 131 (28.48%) C#
5 127 (27.61%) Scrum
6 111 (24.13%) JavaScript
7 104 (22.61%) Java
8 98 (21.30%) SDLC
9 92 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 90 (19.57%) Finance
11 82 (17.83%) Microsoft
11 82 (17.83%) SQL Server
12 77 (16.74%) ASP.NET
13 73 (15.87%) Software Engineering
14 62 (13.48%) MVC
15 61 (13.26%) TDD
16 58 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
18 54 (11.74%) DevOps
18 54 (11.74%) QA
19 52 (11.30%) E-Commerce
20 51 (11.09%) Mentoring
20 51 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (10.65%) Big Data
21 49 (10.65%) SQL
22 47 (10.22%) Web Development
22 47 (10.22%) Coaching
23 43 (9.35%) Line Management
23 43 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
24 42 (9.13%) JIRA

Software 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 14 (3.04%) CMS
2 12 (2.61%) Apache
3 11 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.17%) IIS
5 9 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.65%) Confluence
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) nginx
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.04%) SaaS
4 11 (2.39%) GitHub
5 6 (1.30%) Trello
6 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.65%) Big Data
3 10 (2.17%) MySQL
4 8 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.52%) Couchbase
6 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.30%) Text Mining
7 5 (1.09%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.87%) Redis
8 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) Power BI
9 3 (0.65%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 42 (9.13%) JIRA
2 11 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.87%) Redmine
5 4 (0.87%) Selenium
6 3 (0.65%) gulp
6 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.43%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.43%) Maven
7 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.22%) MSTest
8 1 (0.22%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 90 (19.57%) Finance
2 38 (8.26%) Retail
3 24 (5.22%) Manufacturing
3 24 (5.22%) Marketing
4 18 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.70%) Electronics
6 16 (3.48%) Banking
7 15 (3.26%) Law
8 7 (1.52%) Games
9 5 (1.09%) Legal
10 4 (0.87%) Front Office
11 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (37.39%) .NET
2 77 (16.74%) ASP.NET
3 51 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (8.48%) HTML
5 38 (8.26%) AngularJS
6 33 (7.17%) .NET Framework
6 33 (7.17%) Node.js
7 29 (6.30%) CSS
8 28 (6.09%) React
9 23 (5.00%) jQuery
10 20 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (4.13%) REST
11 19 (4.13%) Web Services
12 18 (3.91%) Kafka
13 14 (3.04%) XML
14 11 (2.39%) HTML5
15 9 (1.96%) Lucene
15 9 (1.96%) Natural Language Processing
16 8 (1.74%) WCF
17 7 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.39%) User Experience
6 8 (1.74%) iPad
7 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.09%) Fintech
8 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.87%) Derivative
9 4 (0.87%) PMI
10 3 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.65%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.43%) Life Science
12 1 (0.22%) BBC
12 1 (0.22%) FMCG
12 1 (0.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.70%) Windows
2 12 (2.61%) Android
2 12 (2.61%) Linux
3 10 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.30%) Unix
5 1 (0.22%) MVS
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (31.09%) Project Management
3 127 (27.61%) Scrum
4 98 (21.30%) SDLC
5 92 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 62 (13.48%) MVC
8 61 (13.26%) TDD
9 58 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (11.74%) DevOps
11 52 (11.30%) E-Commerce
12 51 (11.09%) Mentoring
13 47 (10.22%) Coaching
13 47 (10.22%) Web Development
14 43 (9.35%) Line Management
15 42 (9.13%) PRINCE2
16 37 (8.04%) Software Delivery
17 36 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (6.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 131 (28.48%) C#
2 111 (24.13%) JavaScript
3 104 (22.61%) Java
4 49 (10.65%) SQL
5 28 (6.09%) C++
6 19 (4.13%) Ruby
7 18 (3.91%) Python
8 15 (3.26%) PHP
9 13 (2.83%) Scala
10 12 (2.61%) C
11 10 (2.17%) Clojure
12 9 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.09%) Groovy
13 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.65%) VB
14 3 (0.65%) VBScript
14 3 (0.65%) XPath
15 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.48%) Degree
2 16 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) PhD
5 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.09%) PMP
6 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.22%) APMG
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.74%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (2.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.43%) Mesos
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.30%) SAP
3 26 (5.65%) Oracle
4 6 (1.30%) Intel
5 4 (0.87%) hybris
5 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.65%) ATG
6 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.65%) Google
6 3 (0.65%) IBM
7 2 (0.43%) CA
7 2 (0.43%) Capita
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.43%) Siebel
8 1 (0.22%) Apple
8 1 (0.22%) Concur
8 1 (0.22%) Facebook
8 1 (0.22%) HP
8 1 (0.22%) Xamarin