The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank 867 845 867
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 20 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 19
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £55,635 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107389 99686 111626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87952 83910 96377
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Head of Software Development
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
East of England - 9 £57,500 -
North West +5 5 £57,500 +26.51%
London -44 4 £85,000 -8.10%
South East -9 1 - -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
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Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) Project Management
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.68%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) SaaS
8 7 (18.42%) Performance Management
9 6 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (15.79%) C++
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 6 (15.79%) QA
9 6 (15.79%) Velocity
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.16%) Time Management
11 4 (10.53%) Product Management
11 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (10.53%) Windows
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.53%) CRM
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) WCF
11 4 (10.53%) Web Development
11 4 (10.53%) Degree
11 4 (10.53%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Billing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) Velocity
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) WCF
5 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) Dojo
7 1 (2.63%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Project Management
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 5 (13.16%) Time Management
10 4 (10.53%) Product Management
10 4 (10.53%) Web Development
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
11 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Web Marketing
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.26%) Business Development
12 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Dell
2 3 (7.89%) Juniper
2 3 (7.89%) NetApp
2 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
2 3 (7.89%) F5
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 days ago