The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 118 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £91,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.28% +30.71%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Head of Development
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1743 1761 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.98% 94.68% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1557 1338
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Birmingham

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in Birmingham

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) OOP
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Zend
3 6 (40.00%) PHP5
3 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (33.33%) WordPress
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Magento
4 5 (33.33%) Drupal
4 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (26.67%) Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) Marketo
5 4 (26.67%) HubSpot
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 4 (26.67%) Eloqua
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (33.33%) WordPress
1 5 (33.33%) Drupal
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
1 6 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) PHP5
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (26.67%) Marketo
2 4 (26.67%) HubSpot
2 4 (26.67%) Eloqua