Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.66% 0.89% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.91% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £44,000 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% -1.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £32,750 £46,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £77,500 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1180 1208 1182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.66% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1065 1024
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,600 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Staffordshire

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in Staffordshire

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in Staffordshire

Software Development Manager
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tamworth - 4 £33,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent +12 3 £44,000 -31.25%
Stoke-on-Trent +9 1 £67,500 +3.85%
Software Development Manager
West Midlands

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (37.50%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) PMI
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (25.00%) PhD
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (12.50%) MVC

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

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft