Development Manager Jobs

Development Manager
UK

The median Development Manager salary in the UK is £45,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 130 322 532
Rank change year-on-year +192 +210 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 1,799 844 1,125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.13% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 953 389 598
10th Percentile £32,500 - £46,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -20.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £107,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £97,500 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.89% -27.86% +12.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,229 74,951 168,159
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.81% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59,408 51,881 87,939
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,800 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Development Manager.

Salary trend for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Development Manager over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in the UK

Development Manager
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +183 1,583 £41,000 -31.67% 209
UK excluding London +142 1,329 £45,000 -10.89% 189
Work from Home +155 620 £40,000 -40.75% 105
Midlands +160 435 £40,060 -15.66% 41
London +211 380 £40,000 -51.52% 39
South East +87 376 £45,000 -25.00% 49
North of England +97 300 £50,000 +0.89% 52
West Midlands +123 260 £36,750 -30.00% 26
East Midlands +78 175 £65,000 +85.71% 15
North West +83 170 £50,000 +42.86% 32
Yorkshire +79 119 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Scotland +15 102 £65,000 +52.94% 14
East of England -30 47 £46,250 -15.91% 17
Wales +57 43 £35,700 +2.00% 3
South West -41 36 £47,500 -5.00% 19
Northern Ireland +28 14 £57,500 -
North East -18 11 £49,750 +42.14% 4

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Development Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 1,409 (78.32%) Business Development
2 553 (30.74%) Finance
3 513 (28.52%) Retail
4 509 (28.29%) Microsoft Office
5 495 (27.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 483 (26.85%) Microsoft
7 462 (25.68%) Marketing
8 448 (24.90%) Logistics
9 409 (22.73%) Social Skills
10 404 (22.46%) Agile
11 361 (20.07%) Facilities Management
12 345 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
13 303 (16.84%) Commercial Awareness
14 297 (16.51%) CAD
15 296 (16.45%) Customer Requirements
16 292 (16.23%) Financial Modelling
16 292 (16.23%) Data Management
17 235 (13.06%) Decision-Making
18 226 (12.56%) Salesforce
19 203 (11.28%) CRM
20 199 (11.06%) Customer Experience
21 191 (10.62%) Client Onboarding
22 159 (8.84%) B2B
23 151 (8.39%) Contract Negotiation
24 129 (7.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 122 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
26 117 (6.50%) Driving Licence
27 116 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
28 109 (6.06%) Legal
29 104 (5.78%) Presentation Skills

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (0.22%) SAS
3 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.17%) Confluence
4 3 (0.17%) WordPress
5 2 (0.11%) CMS
5 2 (0.11%) Drupal
5 2 (0.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.056%) Apache
6 1 (0.056%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.056%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.056%) nginx
6 1 (0.056%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 509 (28.29%) Microsoft Office
2 495 (27.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 129 (7.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.11%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (3.17%) Salesforce CRM
2 13 (0.72%) Endur
3 7 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.84%) SaaS
2 49 (2.72%) Azure
3 33 (1.83%) AWS
4 11 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (0.56%) GCP
5 10 (0.56%) Power Platform
6 8 (0.44%) Amazon Alexa
7 7 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.33%) Asana
8 6 (0.33%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (0.33%) dbt
9 3 (0.17%) Azure Sentinel
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.17%) Google Workspace
9 3 (0.17%) Rubrik
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.11%) Serverless
10 2 (0.11%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.056%) Azure Cognitive Search
11 1 (0.056%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.39%) VoIP
2 16 (0.89%) Unified Communications
3 11 (0.61%) Broadband
4 8 (0.44%) Internet
4 8 (0.44%) Network Security
5 6 (0.33%) WAN
6 4 (0.22%) NaaS
6 4 (0.22%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.17%) Firewall
7 3 (0.17%) FTP
7 3 (0.17%) HTTP
7 3 (0.17%) MPLS
7 3 (0.17%) MQTT
7 3 (0.17%) VPN
8 2 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.11%) VPLS
8 2 (0.11%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.056%) 4G
9 1 (0.056%) RS-232
9 1 (0.056%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.72%) RDBMS
2 13 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 9 (0.50%) OLAP
4 8 (0.44%) MySQL
5 6 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (0.33%) Apache Arrow
5 6 (0.33%) Dremio
6 4 (0.22%) GIS
6 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.17%) Power BI
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.11%) MS Access
8 2 (0.11%) Redis
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.056%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.056%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.056%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.056%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (0.67%) JIRA
2 5 (0.28%) Postman
2 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.17%) Cypress.io
3 3 (0.17%) Git
3 3 (0.17%) Selenium
3 3 (0.17%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 553 (30.74%) Finance
2 513 (28.52%) Retail
3 462 (25.68%) Marketing
4 409 (22.73%) Social Skills
5 345 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (6.06%) Legal
7 104 (5.78%) Presentation Skills
8 78 (4.34%) Telecoms
9 68 (3.78%) Manufacturing
10 67 (3.72%) Local Government
11 59 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 37 (2.06%) Public Sector
13 26 (1.45%) Aviation
14 25 (1.39%) Aerospace
15 24 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
16 20 (1.11%) Automotive
16 20 (1.11%) Games
17 19 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.94%) Law
19 10 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.84%) .NET
2 18 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (0.89%) React
4 10 (0.56%) Web Services
5 8 (0.44%) CSS
5 8 (0.44%) HTML
6 6 (0.33%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (0.33%) gRPC
6 6 (0.33%) Node.js
6 6 (0.33%) Protocol Buffers
6 6 (0.33%) Redux
7 5 (0.28%) REST
7 5 (0.28%) SOAP
7 5 (0.28%) Swagger
7 5 (0.28%) YAML
8 4 (0.22%) .NET Core
8 4 (0.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.22%) Laravel
9 3 (0.17%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
2 117 (6.50%) Driving Licence
3 46 (2.56%) iPad
4 37 (2.06%) Onboarding
5 22 (1.22%) Social Media
6 16 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 13 (0.72%) Life Science
7 13 (0.72%) Swaptions
8 11 (0.61%) Distributed Systems
9 9 (0.50%) NHS
10 8 (0.44%) CCTV
10 8 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.44%) Derivative
10 8 (0.44%) IoT
10 8 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.33%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.33%) Equities
11 6 (0.33%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.33%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.61%) Windows
2 6 (0.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.056%) Android
3 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,409 (78.32%) Business Development
2 448 (24.90%) Logistics
3 404 (22.46%) Agile
4 361 (20.07%) Facilities Management
5 303 (16.84%) Commercial Awareness
6 297 (16.51%) CAD
7 296 (16.45%) Customer Requirements
8 292 (16.23%) Data Management
8 292 (16.23%) Financial Modelling
9 235 (13.06%) Decision-Making
10 203 (11.28%) CRM
11 199 (11.06%) Customer Experience
12 191 (10.62%) Client Onboarding
13 159 (8.84%) B2B
14 151 (8.39%) Contract Negotiation
15 116 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
16 73 (4.06%) Business Strategy
17 71 (3.95%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (3.67%) Value Proposition
19 60 (3.34%) Active Listening
Programming Languages
1 60 (3.34%) C#
2 30 (1.67%) SQL
3 25 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 24 (1.33%) Java
5 22 (1.22%) Python
6 13 (0.72%) VB
7 12 (0.67%) PHP
7 12 (0.67%) TypeScript
8 9 (0.50%) C++
9 5 (0.28%) C
10 2 (0.11%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.11%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.11%) R
11 1 (0.056%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.056%) RPG
11 1 (0.056%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (5.28%) Degree
2 16 (0.89%) DBS Check
3 10 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.44%) PhD
5 6 (0.33%) ACCA
6 3 (0.17%) CIPD
6 3 (0.17%) HNC
6 3 (0.17%) HND
6 3 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.056%) MCAD
8 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.056%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.056%) PMP
8 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.34%) SLA
2 16 (0.89%) QA
3 8 (0.44%) GDPR
4 6 (0.33%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.056%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.056%) IFRS
6 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.056%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (0.44%) Docker
2 5 (0.28%) Firmware
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Embedded Firmware
5 1 (0.056%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.056%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.056%) Plesk
2 1 (0.056%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 483 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 226 (12.56%) Salesforce
3 67 (3.72%) SAP
4 31 (1.72%) YouTube
5 18 (1.00%) NetApp
6 13 (0.72%) OpenLink
6 13 (0.72%) Oracle
6 13 (0.72%) Sybase
6 13 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 12 (0.67%) IBM
7 12 (0.67%) Sage
8 10 (0.56%) Intel
9 7 (0.39%) BT
10 6 (0.33%) CA
10 6 (0.33%) Google
11 5 (0.28%) ATG
11 5 (0.28%) VMware
12 4 (0.22%) Dell
12 4 (0.22%) HP
12 4 (0.22%) Sophos