Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 265 262
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 24 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 14
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,750 £52,200 £51,250
90th Percentile £72,675 £76,250 £61,725
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%

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 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Bolton +4 2 £65,000 -
Software Development Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) SDLC
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (41.67%) Marketing
5 9 (37.50%) Use Case
5 9 (37.50%) Customer Insight
6 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 8 (33.33%) Electronics
6 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) SAP
6 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (33.33%) Product Management
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.50%) Legal
10 3 (12.50%) Kanban
10 3 (12.50%) XPath
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) TDD

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) gulp
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Electronics
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) DOM
2 3 (12.50%) J2SE
2 3 (12.50%) SAX
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) XSLT
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) SDLC
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (37.50%) Customer Insight
4 9 (37.50%) Use Case
5 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (33.33%) Product Management
5 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Line Management
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (8.33%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) XPath
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat