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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 133 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £65,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -3.70%
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) UniData
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
1 1 (33.33%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft