The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software Development role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 882 892 879
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 29 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 11
Average salary £80,000 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £135,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.28%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Software Development in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -3 9 £72,500 -19.44% 1
London -4 8 £100,000 +11.11%
North West +7 3 £80,000 +45.45%
East Midlands +2 3 £67,500 +17.39%
South West -7 3 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £77,500 +3.33% 1
East of England +3 1 £110,000 +144.44%
Head of Software Development
UK

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Software Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Software Development in their job title.

1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 15 (26.79%) SaaS
3 15 (26.79%) SDLC
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) .NET
6 11 (19.64%) Web Services
6 11 (19.64%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (17.86%) Retail
8 9 (16.07%) People Management
8 9 (16.07%) TDD
8 9 (16.07%) QA
8 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.29%) C#
9 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.50%) Marketing
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.50%) JMS
10 7 (12.50%) SOA
10 7 (12.50%) Project Management

Head of Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Software Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) SaaS
2 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) Gatling
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Retail
3 7 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Web Services
3 9 (16.07%) HTML
4 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.50%) JMS
6 6 (10.71%) CSS
6 6 (10.71%) EJB
6 6 (10.71%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) JDBC
6 6 (10.71%) JTA
6 6 (10.71%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) Apache Flex
8 3 (5.36%) J2EE
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Economics
1 3 (5.36%) IPTV
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.36%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) STB
2 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Online Games
3 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) SDLC
2 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.07%) People Management
4 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (12.50%) SOA
7 6 (10.71%) Line Management
7 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) MVC
7 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 6 (10.71%) Product Management
8 5 (8.93%) Change Management
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Delphi
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Facebook
2 6 (10.71%) Google
2 6 (10.71%) Twitter
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Epicor
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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