The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software Development role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank 834 851 846
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 35 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.003% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.003% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 32 3 30
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -2.12%
Head of Software Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in England

Head of Software Development
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Software Development across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Head of Software Development Salary Histogram in England

Head of Software Development
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
London +3 9 £85,000 -
North West - 8 £55,000 -
South East -16 6 £85,000 +30.76%
South West -13 4 £57,500 +15.00%
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Head of Software Development
UK

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title.

1 38 (60.32%) .NET
2 30 (47.62%) Project Management
3 25 (39.68%) C#
3 25 (39.68%) Scrum
4 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
5 15 (23.81%) Java
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.05%) C++
8 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.29%) MVC
8 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
9 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.11%) PHP
10 7 (11.11%) HTML
10 7 (11.11%) MySQL
10 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.11%) CSS
10 7 (11.11%) OO
10 7 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 7 (11.11%) Publishing
10 7 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 7 (11.11%) Web Development
10 7 (11.11%) Drupal
10 7 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (11.11%) Rackspace
10 7 (11.11%) Kanban
10 7 (11.11%) Digital Media
11 6 (9.52%) Web Design

Head of Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) Drupal
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.11%) Publishing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (9.52%) XML
5 5 (7.94%) WCF
6 4 (6.35%) Silverlight
6 4 (6.35%) Ajax
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 4 (6.35%) XSL
6 4 (6.35%) Web Services
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.17%) SOAP
8 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.59%) CSS3
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.17%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Project Management
2 25 (39.68%) Scrum
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.29%) MVC
5 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.11%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 7 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
6 7 (11.11%) Kanban
7 6 (9.52%) Web Design
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.35%) Release Management
9 4 (6.35%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Demand Forecasting
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) C++
4 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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