Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 August 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 209 224
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 9 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 7
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +15.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £40,800
90th Percentile £63,125 £76,250 £62,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +14.29%

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 5071 5422 5962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.23% 95.74% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3150 3274 3795
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Scotland

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in Scotland

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Scotland

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Glasgow +7 5 £53,750 -6.52% 1
West Lothian -3 3 £57,500 -
Edinburgh -14 1 - - 1
Software Development Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Scotland region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) GitHub
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Software 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware