The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank 177 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.028% 0.055% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £75,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -11.53%
Head of Software 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
3365 3540 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.19% 96.56% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2672 2719 1908
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of Software Development
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle