The average salary for a Software Development Manager is C$103,191.
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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. It is also important for a software development manager to have good communication skills, because they have to consu…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Development Manager
Agile Software Development
Skills in People Management and Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, Project Management and Agile Software Development.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Development Manager
An early career Software Development Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$94,221 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career Software Development Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$99,459 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Software Development Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$107,055 based on 334 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$112,557.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Software Development Manager in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (11.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.7% less) and Waterloo, Ontario (1.4% less).
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