The median annual salary for a Systems Development Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

System Development Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 913 975
Rank change year-on-year +54 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Development Manager 15 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 6
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +20.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +43.75% +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Systems Development Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Development Manager in the UK

Systems Development Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Development Manager in the UK

Systems Development Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Development Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Development Manager in the UK

Systems Development Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Development Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +34 15 £57,500 +21.05%
North West - 8 £57,500 -
Manchester - 8 £57,500 -
London +18 4 £50,000 +1.98%
City of London +27 3 £50,000 -6.33%
York - 2 £67,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -

Systems Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Systems 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 featuring Systems Development Manager in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) Scrum
2 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
3 18 (62.07%) Retail
3 18 (62.07%) PHP
3 18 (62.07%) E-Commerce
4 17 (58.62%) OO
4 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 17 (58.62%) OO PHP
5 14 (48.28%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) QA
7 6 (20.69%) Magento
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Line Management
10 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) SaaS
10 3 (10.34%) Finance
10 3 (10.34%) Coaching
10 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
11 2 (6.90%) Middleware
11 2 (6.90%) IBM
11 2 (6.90%) C++
11 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.90%) SQL
11 2 (6.90%) .NET
11 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries

Systems Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
General
1 18 (62.07%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
2 21 (72.41%) Scrum
3 18 (62.07%) E-Commerce
4 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 17 (58.62%) OO
4 17 (58.62%) OO PHP
5 14 (48.28%) Kanban
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) High Availability
9 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (3.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sage
2 1 (3.45%) SAP