Period
to 29 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Development Director was - in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Director
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 820 884
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Director 0 12 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London - 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.016% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median annual salary - £100,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.85% -35.80%
UK median annual salary - £100,000 £107,500
% change year-on-year - -6.98% +4.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 26,760 75,775 89,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.21% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22,013 60,063 71,539
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Software Development Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Software Development Director in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Director in the UK excluding London

Software Development Director
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Development Director in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Software Development Director in the UK excluding London