The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 184 156 151
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.026% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -11.76%
Head of Development
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Leeds region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of 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 Development in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of 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 Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle