The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 83
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 0 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.41% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 848 1206 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.36% 98.13% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1028 1022
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in South Wales

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in South Wales

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) People Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft