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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 844 915 942
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 48 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.022% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 27
Median salary £90,000 £70,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.20% +23.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £54,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,250 £112,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
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
88516 98705 108009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 81883 89237
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 17 £95,000 -15.55% 2
South East +48 16 £70,000 -2.09%
West Midlands -8 7 £90,000 +28.57% 1
East of England +34 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Yorkshire +19 3 £85,000 +36.00%
East Midlands +14 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Head of Software Development
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) TDD
2 28 (33.73%) SaaS
3 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.10%) Java
5 19 (22.89%) Big Data
6 18 (21.69%) .NET
6 18 (21.69%) BDD
7 17 (20.48%) QA
7 17 (20.48%) Information Security
7 17 (20.48%) Software Delivery
8 16 (19.28%) ATDD
8 16 (19.28%) User Stories
8 16 (19.28%) Scrum
8 16 (19.28%) Risk Management
8 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
8 16 (19.28%) Open Source
9 14 (16.87%) Marketing
10 13 (15.66%) C#
10 13 (15.66%) SDLC
11 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
11 11 (13.25%) Project Management
11 11 (13.25%) Finance
12 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
13 9 (10.84%) SOA
13 9 (10.84%) Change Management
14 8 (9.64%) Pair Programming
14 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce

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 (1.20%) Confluence
1 1 (1.20%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) SaaS
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (16.87%) Marketing
2 11 (13.25%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
4 5 (6.02%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.61%) J2EE
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.41%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.41%) JMS
7 2 (2.41%) JSP
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
8 1 (1.20%) Ehcache
8 1 (1.20%) HTML5
8 1 (1.20%) Java EE
8 1 (1.20%) JPA
8 1 (1.20%) JTA
8 1 (1.20%) RESTful
8 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Fintech
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) TDD
3 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.69%) BDD
5 17 (20.48%) Information Security
5 17 (20.48%) Software Delivery
6 16 (19.28%) ATDD
6 16 (19.28%) Open Source
6 16 (19.28%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.28%) Scrum
6 16 (19.28%) User Stories
7 13 (15.66%) SDLC
8 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.25%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.84%) Change Management
10 9 (10.84%) SOA
11 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.64%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) Java
2 13 (15.66%) C#
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.23%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Epicor
2 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) Facebook
3 1 (1.20%) Google
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Twitter
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £135,000 to £160,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago