The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 105 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.069% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £73,750 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £56,250 £69,250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -18.77%
Head of Development
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1655 1453 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 96.80% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1187 1647
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in Cambridge

Head of Development
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) GIS
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 3 days ago