Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Development Manager
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 230 235
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 161 138 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.11% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.14% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 143 125 133
North West median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,477 £32,750
90th Percentile £72,850 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in the North West

Development Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +30 124 £60,000 - 8
Cheshire -43 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Merseyside +28 10 £81,250 +80.56% 4
Lancashire -16 9 £45,000 -
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 North West region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.06%) Business Development
3 45 (27.95%) .NET
4 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
5 33 (20.50%) Project Management
6 32 (19.88%) Information Security
6 32 (19.88%) Analytics
7 30 (18.63%) C#
8 29 (18.01%) Microsoft
8 29 (18.01%) Scrum
9 28 (17.39%) SDLC
10 26 (16.15%) Finance
10 26 (16.15%) SQL
11 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
12 24 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (14.29%) MVC
14 22 (13.66%) Marketing
15 21 (13.04%) SaaS
15 21 (13.04%) TDD
16 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
16 19 (11.80%) HTML
16 19 (11.80%) iPad
17 18 (11.18%) PHP
17 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET
17 18 (11.18%) Retail
17 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
18 17 (10.56%) Java
18 17 (10.56%) JavaScript
19 16 (9.94%) SharePoint

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) Sage 500
2 2 (1.24%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.04%) SaaS
2 11 (6.83%) IaaS
3 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.11%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.86%) G Suite
6 3 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) Internet
2 3 (1.86%) 3G
2 3 (1.86%) 4G
2 3 (1.86%) LAN
2 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.86%) WAN
2 3 (1.86%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) MySQL
3 13 (8.07%) Big Data
4 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.62%) QlikView
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.97%) JIRA
3 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.24%) GitLab
6 1 (0.62%) gulp
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 26 (16.15%) Finance
2 22 (13.66%) Marketing
3 18 (11.18%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.59%) Electronics
5 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.73%) Law
6 6 (3.73%) Legal
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Games
8 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.95%) .NET
2 19 (11.80%) HTML
3 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET
4 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.45%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.83%) Node.js
7 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (4.97%) RESTful
8 8 (4.97%) XML
9 7 (4.35%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.35%) WCF
10 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (3.73%) Code First Entity Framework
10 6 (3.73%) CSS
10 6 (3.73%) J2SE
10 6 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (3.73%) React
10 6 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) iPad
2 16 (9.94%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) NHS
7 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.86%) CCTV
7 3 (1.86%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.86%) Contactless
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) EPoS
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.59%) Linux
2 4 (2.48%) Android
2 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.48%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) VMS
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.06%) Business Development
3 33 (20.50%) Project Management
4 32 (19.88%) Analytics
4 32 (19.88%) Information Security
5 29 (18.01%) Scrum
6 28 (17.39%) SDLC
7 25 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (14.91%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (14.29%) MVC
10 21 (13.04%) TDD
11 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
12 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.32%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (8.07%) DevOps
15 12 (7.45%) ERP
15 12 (7.45%) Line Management
15 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
16 11 (6.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.63%) C#
2 26 (16.15%) SQL
3 18 (11.18%) PHP
4 17 (10.56%) Java
4 17 (10.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.35%) PHP 5
5 7 (4.35%) PHP 7
6 6 (3.73%) Ruby
7 5 (3.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.48%) Go
9 3 (1.86%) Erlang
9 3 (1.86%) Haskell
9 3 (1.86%) XPath
10 2 (1.24%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) Elixir
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 8 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.73%) PMO
3 6 (3.73%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Docker
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.24%) Mesos
2 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) SAP
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco
5 5 (3.11%) Teradata
5 5 (3.11%) Verint
6 4 (2.48%) Dell
6 4 (2.48%) Google
6 4 (2.48%) HP
6 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.86%) Avaya
7 3 (1.86%) NETGEAR
7 3 (1.86%) WatchGuard
7 3 (1.86%) Xerox
8 2 (1.24%) Sage
8 2 (1.24%) VMware
8 2 (1.24%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.62%) Apple
9 1 (0.62%) Epicor
9 1 (0.62%) NetApp