The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
England / South East
Rank 331 376 390
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 65 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 58
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Software Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in the South East

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in the South East

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in the South East

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +35 24 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Surrey +50 16 £65,000 -16.12%
Berkshire +28 15 £62,500 -10.71% 3
West Sussex +1 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Kent +22 2 £45,000 -21.73%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £60,000 +14.28%
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Java
3 35 (32.11%) Project Management
4 32 (29.36%) Scrum
5 27 (24.77%) SDLC
6 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
6 23 (21.10%) .NET
6 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.27%) Waterfall
7 21 (19.27%) Mentoring
8 20 (18.35%) C#
9 19 (17.43%) Finance
9 19 (17.43%) Degree
10 18 (16.51%) MySQL
11 16 (14.68%) SQL
12 15 (13.76%) Unix
12 15 (13.76%) Linux
13 14 (12.84%) QA
14 13 (11.93%) Coaching
14 13 (11.93%) Line Management
14 13 (11.93%) PHP
14 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.01%) HTML
15 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
15 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
17 10 (9.17%) Windows
17 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
17 10 (9.17%) People Management

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Project
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.50%) SaaS
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.83%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Internet
2 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.51%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.75%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Games
2 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) French Language
4 3 (2.75%) German Language
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) HTML
3 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (6.42%) CGI
5 6 (5.50%) JSON
6 5 (4.59%) CSS
7 4 (3.67%) Ajax
8 3 (2.75%) J2EE
9 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.83%) Java EE
9 2 (1.83%) Node.js
9 2 (1.83%) RESTful
9 2 (1.83%) Spring
10 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.92%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.92%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) PMI
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Animation
6 1 (0.92%) Contactless
6 1 (0.92%) iPad
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
1 15 (13.76%) Unix
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Project Management
3 32 (29.36%) Scrum
4 27 (24.77%) SDLC
5 21 (19.27%) Mentoring
5 21 (19.27%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.93%) Coaching
6 13 (11.93%) Line Management
7 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
9 10 (9.17%) People Management
10 9 (8.26%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (7.34%) DevOps
11 8 (7.34%) ITIL
11 8 (7.34%) MVC
12 6 (5.50%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.50%) Software Delivery
13 5 (4.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) Java
2 20 (18.35%) C#
3 16 (14.68%) SQL
4 13 (11.93%) PHP
5 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.26%) Perl
6 9 (8.26%) Ruby
7 3 (2.75%) C++
7 3 (2.75%) Python
8 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) PMO
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Ansible
1 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
1 2 (1.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) Epicor
3 1 (0.92%) IFS
3 1 (0.92%) Infor
3 1 (0.92%) Pegasus
3 1 (0.92%) Sage
3 1 (0.92%) SAP
3 1 (0.92%) VMware
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