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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 845 926 945
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 16 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.026% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 18
Median salary £92,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £69,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,250 £106,000 £88,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
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
82431 98009 104450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.47% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 68982 82590 87197
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
London +66 10 £95,000 -7.31% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £75,000 -
South West +15 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Head of Software Development
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
2 19 (44.19%) .NET
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
5 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.91%) C#
6 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (18.60%) MVC
8 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) SaaS
9 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.95%) Big Data
9 6 (13.95%) DevOps
9 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) PHP
10 5 (11.63%) Retail
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
11 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (9.30%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (9.30%) People 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 3 (6.98%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.65%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) SaaS
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.33%) MPLS
1 1 (2.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) LAMP
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.30%) Statistics
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Blog
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
4 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) CRM
10 4 (9.30%) Line Management
10 4 (9.30%) Machine Learning
10 4 (9.30%) People Management
10 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Open Source
11 3 (6.98%) Release Management
11 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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