Some of the skills we found on senior development manager resumes included "software development," "project management," and "cloud." We have detailed the most important senior development manager responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a senior development manager. We found that 69.7% of senior development managers have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 20.7% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most senior development managers have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's impossible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine senior development managers were not college graduates.
Those senior development managers who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or computer science degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for senior development managers include electrical engineering degrees or marketing degrees.
Once you're ready to become a senior development manager, you should explore the companies that typically hire senior development managers. According to senior development manager resumes that we searched through, senior development managers are hired the most by Accenture, Deloitte, and Amazon.com. Currently, Accenture has 30 senior development manager job openings, while there are 25 at Deloitte and 20 at Amazon.com.
Since salary is important to some senior development managers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at The Bank of New York Mellon, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and American Express. If you were to take a closer look at The Bank of New York Mellon, you'd find that the average senior development manager salary is $196,477. Then at JPMorgan Chase & Co., senior development managers receive an average salary of $192,301, while the salary at American Express is $191,904.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at IBM, NetSuite, and Cisco Systems. These three companies have hired a significant number of senior development managers from these institutions.
The industries that senior development managers fulfill the most roles in are the technology and retail industries. But the highest senior development manager annual salary is in the finance industry, averaging $165,758. In the retail industry they make $163,799 and average about $152,754 in the technology industry. In conclusion, senior development managers who work in the finance industry earn a 13.1% higher salary than senior development managers in the health care industry.