The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Head of Software Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Software Development
UK / England
Rank 811 898 909
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 24 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.038% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 28
Median salary £77,500 £78,750 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.58% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £135,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +26.08%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +77 7 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 7 £82,500 +6.45%
North West -9 4 £73,750 -7.81% 1
South East +36 3 £75,000 +3.44%
East of England +18 1 £62,500 -43.18%
South West +4 1 £95,000 +26.66% 1
West Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Head of Software Development
UK

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Head of Software 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 England region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) .NET
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
5 10 (24.39%) QA
5 10 (24.39%) Software Delivery
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
7 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) SDLC
9 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.63%) CMMI
9 6 (14.63%) Java
9 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.20%) Python
10 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.20%) MVC
10 5 (12.20%) Information Security
10 5 (12.20%) Product Management
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (12.20%) Release Management
10 5 (12.20%) DevOps
10 5 (12.20%) Coaching
11 4 (9.76%) BDD
11 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) OpenEdge
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Azure Machine Learning
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) DataStage
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Fintech
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) Software Delivery
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 6 (14.63%) CMMI
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Coaching
8 5 (12.20%) DevOps
8 5 (12.20%) Information Security
8 5 (12.20%) MVC
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Product Management
8 5 (12.20%) Release Management
9 4 (9.76%) ERP
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Splunk
2 1 (2.44%) Temenos
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago