The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 296 332 298
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 18 2 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.016% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.018% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 32
Average salary £77,500 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -11.76%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 24 October 2014.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.73%) C++
6 8 (18.18%) Banking
7 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) .NET
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.64%) QA
9 5 (11.36%) Android
9 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
9 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 5 (11.36%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) SLA
10 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 4 (9.09%) ERP
10 4 (9.09%) CRM
10 4 (9.09%) Siebel
10 4 (9.09%) Marketing
10 4 (9.09%) HTML5
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (6.82%) Android Development
11 3 (6.82%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (6.82%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Agresso
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.82%) OLTP
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) HBase
3 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) CSS
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Dojo
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) OAuth
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) XHTML
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Lucene
5 1 (2.27%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.36%) Project Management
2 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
2 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.09%) ERP
3 4 (9.09%) CRM
3 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (6.82%) MVC
4 3 (6.82%) ETL
4 3 (6.82%) Analytics
4 3 (6.82%) Android Development
4 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) Line Management
5 2 (4.55%) Product Management
5 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) OOP
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) COBOL
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Misys
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Google
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Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago