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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 859 901 936
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 23 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.037% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 28
Median salary £72,500 £85,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £112,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
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
South West +9 8 £61,250 -31.94%
London +31 6 £110,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Yorkshire +27 3 £80,000 -
North West - 2 £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 25 September 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 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 19 (28.36%) .NET
4 18 (26.87%) Java
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
5 17 (25.37%) SaaS
5 17 (25.37%) Big Data
6 16 (23.88%) C#
6 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
7 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (19.40%) TDD
8 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
8 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
9 12 (17.91%) Software Delivery
9 12 (17.91%) SDLC
9 12 (17.91%) MVC
10 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
11 10 (14.93%) Open Source
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.94%) DevOps
13 8 (11.94%) User Stories
13 8 (11.94%) BDD
14 7 (10.45%) ATDD
14 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.45%) Information Security
14 7 (10.45%) Risk Management

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 5 (7.46%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.99%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) SaaS
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.97%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) Big Data
2 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.99%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.99%) JSP
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) Java EE
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Statistics
4 3 (4.48%) Fintech
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.99%) CentOS
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Scrum
3 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) TDD
5 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
6 12 (17.91%) MVC
6 12 (17.91%) SDLC
6 12 (17.91%) Software Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Open Source
8 8 (11.94%) BDD
8 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
8 8 (11.94%) User Stories
9 7 (10.45%) ATDD
9 7 (10.45%) Information Security
9 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.46%) Line Management
10 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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