The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 224 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.19% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £66,000 £52,500 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £67,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £88,000 £68,400
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -17.27%
Head of Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5550 5455 5132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 93.03% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4141 4209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Berkshire region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in Berkshire

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 6 £66,000 +25.71%
Head of Development
South East

Head of Development
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Development in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix