The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Head of Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 253 286 351
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 8 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 19
Median salary £105,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £74,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £95,000 £137,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Head of Development
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6232 9463 12226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 94.81% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 8080 10335
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Head of Development in the job title.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Head of Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Fintech
5 1 (10.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Siebel
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Online Betting
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) Laravel
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel
1 1 (10.00%) WorldPay