The average pay for a Software Development Manager is AU$128,267 per year. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$88,677 - AU$160,211
AU$89K
AU$120K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$124,217
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Salary AU$88,677 - AU$160,211
Bonus AU$1,012 - AU$27,181
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$20,273
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AU$89,055 - AU$171,530
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 243

Job Description for Software Development Manager

A software development manager is in charge of designing and developing software systems for medical, military, business, scientific, and general computing applications. They are also in charge of modifying existing software that may contain errors or that needs an upgrade. They analyze, store, and retrieve information that can enable them to create the best software available.

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Software Development Manager Tasks

  • Act as a resource for software developers on policies, procedures and technical issues.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities associated with writing software.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.

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Popular Skills for Software Development Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Manager

Pay by Experience for a Software Development Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Development Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$127,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Development Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$119,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Software Development Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$138,000 based on 77 salaries. A Software Development Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$141,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$128,253

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Key Stats for Software Development Manager

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Software Development Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
AU$128,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries


▲9%


SQL
▲2%


▼0%


▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$128,000



▼5%

C#
▼6%

C++
▼6%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 82%