The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
England / South West
Rank 201 239 228
Rank change year-on-year +38 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 31 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 18
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +43.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,750 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £54,750
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in the South West

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in the South West

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in the South West

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +19 24 £65,000 - 3
Wiltshire +23 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) .NET
3 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
4 22 (38.60%) Project Management
5 20 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (31.58%) Banking
7 17 (29.82%) DevOps
8 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (26.32%) Big Data
10 11 (19.30%) Line Management
10 11 (19.30%) HTML
10 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
11 10 (17.54%) C#
11 10 (17.54%) People Management
11 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
12 9 (15.79%) Java
12 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.79%) CSS
13 8 (14.04%) SQL
13 8 (14.04%) MVC
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
14 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
14 7 (12.28%) QA
14 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
14 7 (12.28%) Functional Programming
15 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (8.77%) OO
16 5 (8.77%) Web Services

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Big Data
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
3 18 (31.58%) Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Electronics
4 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.77%) Marketing
5 4 (7.02%) Retail
6 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 2 (3.51%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) jQuery
6 3 (5.26%) WPF
7 2 (3.51%) Java EE
7 2 (3.51%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.51%) XHTML
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) CSS3
8 1 (1.75%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Digital TV
2 1 (1.75%) Fintech
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Android
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Project Management
3 20 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.82%) DevOps
5 11 (19.30%) Line Management
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) People Management
6 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.04%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) TDD
8 7 (12.28%) Functional Programming
8 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
9 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.77%) Information Management
10 5 (8.77%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) C#
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.02%) Scala
6 3 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) SAP
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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