Period
to 5 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Development Director was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 December 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
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 1036 1150
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Director 0 14 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK - 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.011% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 23
Median annual salary - £100,000 £107,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.98% -14.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 53,728 129,213 156,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.65% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44,748 103,521 125,582
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Development Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Director in the UK

Software Development Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Development Director in the UK