The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Development Manager is £44,274 per year. A skill in Scrum is associated with high pay for this job.

£30,854 - £66,210
MEDIAN: £44,274

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£30,854 - £66,210  
£251.68 - £6,655  
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£29,833 - £70,732  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Software Development Manager in Chester:
"Business Priorities."
Always ensure you know the priorities of your business and structure your delivery with this in mind - manage your conflicts with this knowledge and maintain your stakeholder communications at all times.

Software Development Manager in Newcastle:
"Don't rely on technical expertise to further your career."
Skills with a particular software tool or technique are OK and will help get you jobs lower down the organisational chart. You can make a living out of knowledge of the latest thing - but unless you are adept at changing that skill every few years you are likely to get trapped in a shrinking market. Skills such a people management are immune won't go out of fashion, and in a management position the technical knowledge is helpful in dealing with your subordinates because you can speak their language.

Software Development Manager in Milton Keynes:
"Manage resource Job. Project plan, day to day Admin, Mentor "
You need to Plan everthing. Train your people regularly. Mentor them to use common sense with in the rules. help them to delive a quality solution. learn to manage people's imotions and egos in some cases

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Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries

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Software Development
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Agile Software Development

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Microsoft SQL Server
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C# Programming Language
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 42%