The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 383 416
Rank change year-on-year +47 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 60 57 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 64
Median salary £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.34%  

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 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Oxfordshire +27 15 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Berkshire +27 11 £75,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire +11 11 £57,500 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £62,500 -
Surrey +33 6 £52,500 -6.66%
Home Counties - 3 £60,000 -
Kent +11 2 £42,500 -22.72%
West Sussex -6 2 £43,750 -32.69%
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 99 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.65%) Java
2 44 (34.65%) Project Management
3 42 (33.07%) .NET
4 38 (29.92%) Scrum
5 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
5 29 (22.83%) SDLC
6 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
7 25 (19.69%) C#
8 24 (18.90%) Degree
9 23 (18.11%) TDD
10 22 (17.32%) Finance
10 22 (17.32%) Waterfall
11 21 (16.54%) SQL
12 20 (15.75%) C++
12 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
12 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
13 18 (14.17%) QA
14 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
15 16 (12.60%) Windows
15 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (11.02%) Big Data
16 14 (11.02%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (11.02%) Unix
16 14 (11.02%) HTML
17 12 (9.45%) PHP
17 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (9.45%) Test Automation
18 11 (8.66%) Apache Solr

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 14 (11.02%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (8.66%) Apache Solr
2 11 (8.66%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.30%) Apache
4 6 (4.72%) IIS
5 5 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 5 (3.94%) Trello
3 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.57%) Basecamp
5 2 (1.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) Big Data
3 9 (7.09%) MySQL
4 8 (6.30%) Data Mining
4 8 (6.30%) Text Mining
5 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.94%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.36%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.36%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.36%) Spark SQL
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.57%) DTS
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.09%) JIRA
3 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.94%) Redmine
5 3 (2.36%) Selenium
6 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) gulp
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Games
3 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) French Language
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.07%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) HTML
3 11 (8.66%) Lucene
3 11 (8.66%) Natural Language Processing
4 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.87%) Web Services
5 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (6.30%) Kafka
6 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.51%) CSS
6 7 (5.51%) Spring
7 5 (3.94%) J2EE
8 4 (3.15%) CGI
8 4 (3.15%) JSON
9 3 (2.36%) Ajax
9 3 (2.36%) React
9 3 (2.36%) RESTful
10 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.57%) Node.js
11 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.94%) iPad
2 5 (3.94%) PMI
3 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) NHS
4 3 (2.36%) Online Games
4 3 (2.36%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Animation
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Windows
2 14 (11.02%) Unix
3 10 (7.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.65%) Project Management
3 38 (29.92%) Scrum
4 29 (22.83%) SDLC
5 23 (18.11%) TDD
6 22 (17.32%) Waterfall
7 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
10 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.45%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.66%) Coaching
12 11 (8.66%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (8.66%) Line Management
12 11 (8.66%) Machine Learning
13 10 (7.87%) DevOps
13 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.87%) MVC
13 10 (7.87%) Software Delivery
14 9 (7.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.65%) Java
2 25 (19.69%) C#
3 21 (16.54%) SQL
4 20 (15.75%) C++
4 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.45%) PHP
6 10 (7.87%) C
6 10 (7.87%) Ruby
7 9 (7.09%) Python
8 8 (6.30%) Scala
9 5 (3.94%) Perl
10 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) PhD
3 6 (4.72%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) PMP
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) APMG
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) SAP
3 3 (2.36%) VMware
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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