The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Development Manager
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 12 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.22% 0.62% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.63% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 8
Median salary £63,750 £70,000 £34,066
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.92% +105.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 526 475 532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.94% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 433 410 390
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,576 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in Watford

Development Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Development Manager in Watford

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Watford region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
4 6 (37.50%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (31.25%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (25.00%) B2B
6 4 (25.00%) B2C
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Billing
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (12.50%) People Management
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Billing
1 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CAML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
4 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) B2B
5 4 (25.00%) B2C
5 4 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Android Development
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Siebel