The median annual salary for a Software Development Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Software Development Manager
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 216 173
Rank change year-on-year +20 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 18 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.47% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 40
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% +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 4654 5940 4929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.37% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3863 4825 4220
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in the West Midlands

Software Development Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Software Development Manager in the West Midlands

Software Development Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Development Manager in the West Midlands

Software 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 Software Development Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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 +15 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Worcestershire - 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +31 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Staffordshire +12 2 £58,750 +67.85%
Coventry +11 2 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Halesowen - 1 £50,000 -
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Software 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 Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) SDLC
6 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 9 (26.47%) MVC
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) Project Management
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) Software Architecture
10 6 (17.65%) iPad
10 6 (17.65%) Time Management
10 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
10 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 6 (17.65%) XML
10 6 (17.65%) SSL
10 6 (17.65%) Games
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 6 (17.65%) WCF
10 6 (17.65%) LINQ
11 5 (14.71%) Web Development
11 5 (14.71%) Linux

Software 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 1 (2.94%) OpenEdge
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
4 6 (17.65%) LINQ
4 6 (17.65%) WCF
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) XML
5 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
7 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) iPad
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (32.35%) SDLC
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Software Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) Time Management
5 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) People Management
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) VB6
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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