The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank 126 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.14% 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.39%
Head of Software 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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1968 1805 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.75% 96.22% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1514 1526
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Head of Software Development
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Software Development across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Head of Software Development Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Head of Software Development
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Head of Software Development
South East

Head of Software Development
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET

Head of Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft