The median annual salary for a Development Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Development Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 139 137
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Manager 58 109 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.77% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.84% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 88 71
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,750 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4575 5932 4964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.89% 96.39% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4827 4246
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Manager in the West Midlands

Development Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Development Manager in the West Midlands

Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Manager in the West Midlands

Development Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Birmingham -6 21 £48,750 -7.14%
Coventry +7 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Worcestershire -11 9 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Warwickshire +27 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Staffordshire +7 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Solihull -17 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £50,000 -
Development Manager
England

Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Development Manager in the job title.

1 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.68%) .NET
3 40 (32.26%) SDLC
4 39 (31.45%) Scrum
5 35 (28.23%) Finance
5 35 (28.23%) Project Management
6 34 (27.42%) Java
7 32 (25.81%) C#
8 30 (24.19%) SQL
9 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
11 24 (19.35%) People Management
11 24 (19.35%) Line Management
12 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (18.55%) TDD
12 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
12 23 (18.55%) OO
12 23 (18.55%) CRM
13 21 (16.94%) Business Development
14 19 (15.32%) QA
15 18 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
17 16 (12.90%) MVC
18 15 (12.10%) Velocity
18 15 (12.10%) Project Governance
19 14 (11.29%) Retail
19 14 (11.29%) Marketing
19 14 (11.29%) HTML
20 13 (10.48%) CSS
20 13 (10.48%) Oracle

Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.42%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.61%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) Movex
4 1 (0.81%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) SSL
2 4 (3.23%) Internet
3 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.03%) Big Data
3 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.42%) Riak
5 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) MS Access
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) JIRA
1 8 (6.45%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Marketing
2 14 (11.29%) Retail
3 6 (4.84%) Games
4 4 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Local Government
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) .NET
2 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.10%) Velocity
4 14 (11.29%) HTML
5 13 (10.48%) CSS
6 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.87%) jQuery
8 9 (7.26%) XML
9 8 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 8 (6.45%) WCF
9 8 (6.45%) Web Services
10 7 (5.65%) Middleware
11 6 (4.84%) LINQ
11 6 (4.84%) Node.js
12 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.23%) HTML5
13 4 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.61%) Backbone.js
14 2 (1.61%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) iPad
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.23%) User Experience
4 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) SDLC
3 39 (31.45%) Scrum
4 35 (28.23%) Project Management
5 24 (19.35%) Line Management
5 24 (19.35%) People Management
6 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (18.55%) CRM
6 23 (18.55%) OO
6 23 (18.55%) TDD
7 21 (16.94%) Business Development
8 18 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (12.90%) MVC
10 15 (12.10%) Project Governance
11 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.06%) Kanban
12 10 (8.06%) Software Delivery
12 10 (8.06%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.26%) Time Management
13 9 (7.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) Java
2 32 (25.81%) C#
3 30 (24.19%) SQL
4 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.03%) PHP
8 4 (3.23%) VB
8 4 (3.23%) VB6
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) QA
2 5 (4.03%) PMO
3 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) IBM
3 5 (4.03%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.42%) Epicor
4 3 (2.42%) Infor
4 3 (2.42%) Sage
4 3 (2.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.61%) IFS
6 1 (0.81%) NEC
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