The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 5.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -11.76%
Head of Development
North 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 Durham 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
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
77 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 96.25% 97.33% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 73
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in Durham

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCPD

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCTS
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) MCPD
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSD
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft