Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 177 203
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 37 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.85% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 35
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% +14.49% -17.69%
10th Percentile £34,625 £44,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £62,500
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -14 20 £64,250 -12.88%
Glasgow -15 12 £46,065 -16.25%
Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 9 (24.32%) Coaching
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
4 8 (21.62%) Business Development
4 8 (21.62%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) Marketing
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) Node.js
7 5 (13.51%) CSS3
7 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.51%) RESTful
7 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Lead Generation
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) TDD

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Hindi Language
6 1 (2.70%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.70%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) CSS3
4 5 (13.51%) Node.js
4 5 (13.51%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.70%) JPA
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) JSP
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.70%) PMI
1 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) Coaching
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Business Development
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Generation
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle