The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 256 232 275
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 2 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.026% 0.20% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 7
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -11.76%
Head of Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7436 6658 8793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.81% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6062 5598 7540
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
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 East of England

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in the East of England

Head of Development
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £70,000 +69.69%
Bedfordshire -12 1 - - 2
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) B2B
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) CAD
7 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) CRM

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
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