The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 132 121
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 26 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.19% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 20
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +23.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in Scotland

Development Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Glasgow +27 15 £57,500 +9.52%
Edinburgh -3 3 £53,750 -25.86% 2
West Lothian -11 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Highlands - 2 £56,250 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Development Manager
UK

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.89%) Python
9 5 (13.89%) Resource Allocation
9 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (13.89%) Business Development
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Release Management
10 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (11.11%) Scala
10 4 (11.11%) Kanban
11 3 (8.33%) Groovy

Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.78%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.78%) Celery
3 1 (2.78%) Django
3 1 (2.78%) Flask
3 1 (2.78%) Meteor
3 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.78%) React
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Verilog
4 1 (2.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Business Development
6 5 (13.89%) Resource Allocation
7 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (11.11%) Kanban
7 4 (11.11%) Release Management
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Presales
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) Scala
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Groovy
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Ventyx
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