Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 487 460
Rank change year-on-year +34 -27 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 99 100 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 81 106 187
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% +21.50%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29359 34118 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24514 28618 34604
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley +57 44 £65,000 - 1
West Sussex +5 19 £75,000 +7.14% 2
Hampshire -4 19 £65,000 +36.84%
Oxfordshire +19 18 £85,000 +41.67%
Berkshire +46 17 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +19 12 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 9 £62,500 -3.85%
Kent +19 2 £45,000 -16.28%
East Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 82 (82.83%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.57%) .NET
3 40 (40.40%) C#
4 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
5 33 (33.33%) Java
6 32 (32.32%) Project Management
7 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
8 26 (26.26%) Scrum
9 24 (24.24%) MVC
9 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 23 (23.23%) JIRA
11 22 (22.22%) QA
11 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (22.22%) AngularJS
11 22 (22.22%) SDLC
12 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
12 21 (21.21%) TDD
13 18 (18.18%) C++
14 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
14 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
15 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
16 14 (14.14%) Coaching
17 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (13.13%) Windows
17 13 (13.13%) Web Services
18 12 (12.12%) SQL
18 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (12.12%) API Development

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (10.10%) Apache Solr
1 10 (10.10%) Apache Spark
1 10 (10.10%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.07%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Trello
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) IaaS
3 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) PaaS
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) Big Data
3 7 (7.07%) Couchbase
3 7 (7.07%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.07%) Text Mining
4 5 (5.05%) MariaDB
4 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
4 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) Spark SQL
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) JIRA
2 5 (5.05%) Redmine
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Grunt
5 1 (1.01%) gulp
5 1 (1.01%) MSTest
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Games
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.57%) .NET
2 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
5 13 (13.13%) Web Services
6 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (11.11%) jQuery
8 10 (10.10%) Lucene
8 10 (10.10%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (9.09%) React
10 8 (8.08%) HTML
11 7 (7.07%) Kafka
12 6 (6.06%) CSS
13 5 (5.05%) RESTful
14 4 (4.04%) HTML5
14 4 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.03%) ADO.NET
15 3 (3.03%) LESS
15 3 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) iPad
2 3 (3.03%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Life Science
3 2 (2.02%) PMI
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.01%) Contactless
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) Online Games
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (82.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.32%) Project Management
3 26 (26.26%) Scrum
4 24 (24.24%) MVC
5 22 (22.22%) SDLC
6 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 21 (21.21%) TDD
7 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 14 (14.14%) Coaching
10 13 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (12.12%) API Development
12 11 (11.11%) Machine Learning
13 10 (10.10%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (10.10%) Line Management
14 9 (9.09%) CRM
14 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.09%) Test Automation
15 8 (8.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) C#
2 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.33%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) C++
5 12 (12.12%) SQL
6 9 (9.09%) C
7 8 (8.08%) Python
8 7 (7.07%) Scala
9 6 (6.06%) Ruby
10 5 (5.05%) PHP
11 4 (4.04%) Groovy
12 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.01%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) PhD
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.03%) PMP
4 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) APMG
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PMO
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) SAP
3 6 (6.06%) Intel
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.01%) Xamarin