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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 871 893 916
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 30 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.037% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 34
Median salary £80,000 £90,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £112,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £80,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
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
88766 97303 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.36% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75438 81421 84725
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 August 2016.

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 23 August 2016. 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 trends)
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 +25 10 £95,000 -15.55% 1
East Midlands +17 6 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +36 4 £80,000 -
South West +20 4 £91,250 +28.07% 3
West Midlands - 3 £90,000 -
North West - 2 £72,500 -
South East - 1 £115,000 -
Head of Software Development
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) SaaS
3 20 (26.32%) Big Data
4 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
4 19 (25.00%) Finance
4 19 (25.00%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) Java
5 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce
6 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (19.74%) .NET
8 14 (18.42%) Open Source
8 14 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 14 (18.42%) SDLC
9 13 (17.11%) Software Delivery
9 13 (17.11%) C#
10 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.79%) BDD
10 12 (15.79%) User Stories
11 11 (14.47%) ATDD
11 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.47%) Information Security
12 10 (13.16%) Marketing
13 9 (11.84%) QA
13 9 (11.84%) DevOps
14 8 (10.53%) MVC
14 8 (10.53%) PHP
15 7 (9.21%) HTML
15 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET

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 4 (5.26%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.63%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.95%) SaaS
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) Big Data
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.21%) CSS
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.63%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.63%) JSP
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
6 1 (1.32%) Java EE
6 1 (1.32%) RESTful
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.32%) Spring
6 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Fintech
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Blog
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.63%) CentOS
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) Scrum
2 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (25.00%) TDD
3 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce
4 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (18.42%) Open Source
5 14 (18.42%) SDLC
5 14 (18.42%) Waterfall
6 13 (17.11%) Software Delivery
7 12 (15.79%) BDD
7 12 (15.79%) User Stories
8 11 (14.47%) ATDD
8 11 (14.47%) Information Security
8 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.84%) DevOps
10 8 (10.53%) MVC
11 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.89%) CRM
12 6 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Java
2 13 (17.11%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
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