The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 658 635
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 233 259 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 210 236 304
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
London +15 67 £73,750 +5.35% 8
South East +59 60 £62,500 - 4
East of England +16 24 £57,500 -4.16% 1
South West 0 22 £52,500 -19.23%
Yorkshire +6 21 £55,000 -6.38% 1
East Midlands +28 16 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Midlands -4 12 £47,500 -13.63%
North West -44 10 £65,000 +33.33% 6
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Software Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 319 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (37.39%) Project Management
3 128 (29.36%) .NET
4 118 (27.06%) Java
5 113 (25.92%) SDLC
6 104 (23.85%) Finance
7 92 (21.10%) C#
7 92 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 90 (20.64%) Scrum
9 69 (15.83%) DevOps
10 62 (14.22%) PRINCE2
11 61 (13.99%) SQL
11 61 (13.99%) Big Data
12 60 (13.76%) Software Engineering
13 56 (12.84%) Degree
14 54 (12.39%) QA
15 53 (12.16%) SQL Server
16 52 (11.93%) JavaScript
16 52 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
16 52 (11.93%) Greenfield Project
17 51 (11.70%) Waterfall
18 49 (11.24%) Microsoft
19 41 (9.40%) ASP.NET
19 41 (9.40%) TDD
20 40 (9.17%) HTML
21 37 (8.49%) Software Delivery
22 35 (8.03%) Coaching
22 35 (8.03%) Web Development
23 34 (7.80%) C++
23 34 (7.80%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (2.98%) Apache
1 13 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.29%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.38%) IIS
6 5 (1.15%) Confluence
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.46%) Mule
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Jetty
8 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.13%) SaaS
3 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.15%) Trello
5 2 (0.46%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.99%) Big Data
2 53 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.44%) MySQL
4 14 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.61%) Text Mining
7 6 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.69%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.69%) Redis
10 3 (0.69%) Riak
10 3 (0.69%) Spark SQL
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (7.34%) JIRA
2 19 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.15%) Redmine
5 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.69%) gulp
6 3 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.69%) Selenium
7 2 (0.46%) Subversion
7 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.46%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.46%) webpack
8 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.23%) Grunt
8 1 (0.23%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.23%) jMock
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.23%) TestNG
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 104 (23.85%) Finance
2 27 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.50%) Banking
4 23 (5.28%) Games
5 20 (4.59%) Retail
6 15 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.44%) Marketing
7 13 (2.98%) Legal
8 9 (2.06%) Electronics
9 6 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.15%) Law
11 4 (0.92%) Billing
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (29.36%) .NET
2 41 (9.40%) ASP.NET
3 40 (9.17%) HTML
4 23 (5.28%) CSS
5 22 (5.05%) Node.js
6 18 (4.13%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.13%) Web Services
7 16 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (3.44%) Kafka
9 13 (2.98%) Spring
10 11 (2.52%) HTML5
10 11 (2.52%) J2EE
11 10 (2.29%) Lucene
11 10 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
12 9 (2.06%) React
13 8 (1.83%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.83%) REST
14 7 (1.61%) jQuery
15 6 (1.38%) Java EE
16 5 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.93%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.98%) User Experience
7 10 (2.29%) iPad
8 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.38%) Fintech
9 6 (1.38%) PMI
10 5 (1.15%) NHS
10 5 (1.15%) Online Games
11 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.69%) Semantic Web
13 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.28%) Windows
2 21 (4.82%) Linux
3 16 (3.67%) Unix
4 8 (1.83%) Android
4 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (37.39%) Project Management
3 113 (25.92%) SDLC
4 92 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (20.64%) Scrum
6 69 (15.83%) DevOps
7 62 (14.22%) PRINCE2
8 60 (13.76%) Software Engineering
9 51 (11.70%) Waterfall
10 41 (9.40%) TDD
11 37 (8.49%) Software Delivery
12 35 (8.03%) Coaching
12 35 (8.03%) Web Development
13 34 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (7.80%) Line Management
14 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
15 31 (7.11%) MVC
16 29 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (5.50%) E-Commerce
17 24 (5.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (27.06%) Java
2 92 (21.10%) C#
3 61 (13.99%) SQL
4 52 (11.93%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.80%) C++
6 21 (4.82%) PHP
7 20 (4.59%) Ruby
8 19 (4.36%) Scala
9 18 (4.13%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.90%) Python
11 14 (3.21%) C
12 6 (1.38%) Clojure
12 6 (1.38%) VB
13 5 (1.15%) Perl
14 4 (0.92%) VB6
14 4 (0.92%) VBScript
15 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.69%) ES6
15 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.84%) Degree
2 11 (2.52%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (1.61%) PhD
4 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.38%) PMP
6 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.69%) MBA
7 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) APMP
9 1 (0.23%) APMG
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.39%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) PMO
3 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.46%) EMIR
5 2 (0.46%) MiFID
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Mesos
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.36%) Oracle
3 12 (2.75%) SAP
4 4 (0.92%) Zend
5 3 (0.69%) Concur
5 3 (0.69%) VMware
6 2 (0.46%) CA
6 2 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.46%) Lotus
6 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.46%) Sage
6 2 (0.46%) Siebel
6 2 (0.46%) Solace
6 2 (0.46%) Sybase
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.23%) hybris
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per day plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £80,000-90,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £80,000-90,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with additional variable bonus based on KPIs
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Tesco
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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