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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 158 169 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 15 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.31% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.32% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.08%
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
3120 3471 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.75% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2751 2915
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in Leeds

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 8 (34.78%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Apple
4 7 (30.43%) Perforce
4 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
4 7 (30.43%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) Google
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Android
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (30.43%) Calabash
4 7 (30.43%) Android Development
4 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
4 7 (30.43%) Memory Management
4 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
4 7 (30.43%) Appium
5 6 (26.09%) People Management
5 6 (26.09%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Appium
1 7 (30.43%) Calabash
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) JSON
3 7 (30.43%) SOAP
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Android
1 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) Android Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
2 7 (30.43%) Memory Management
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
3 6 (26.09%) People Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) Objective-C
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Apple
2 7 (30.43%) Google
2 7 (30.43%) Perforce
3 2 (8.70%) Epicor
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) OpenText
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