The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Development Manager is C$90,290 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job.

C$68,526 - C$109,035
C$69K
C$89K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$89,245
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$118K
Salary C$68,526 - C$109,035
Bonus C$205 - C$17,869
Profit Sharing C$8,300
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C$68,306 - C$118,866
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

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.

Software Development Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$91,532

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Software Development Manager

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
32%

Skills That Affect Software Development Manager Salaries

SQL
▲16%

Agile Software Development
▲10%

Agile
▲8%

Project Management
▲5%

Java
▲4%

C++
▲2%

People Management
▲2%

National Average
C$92,000

ScrumMaster
▼2%

JavaScript
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%