Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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

Software Development Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 254 266
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 9 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 23
Manchester median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £56,750 £40,125 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £69,225 £70,000
North West median annual salary £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.87% - +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,347 7,156 7,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.07% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,331 5,967 6,309
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Bury +5 2 £67,500 +22.73%
Stockport - 1 £67,500 -
Software Development Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Software 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 Manchester region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) React
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SOLID
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
6 2 (22.22%) React
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 1 (11.11%) Vue.js
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin