The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Head of Software Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 165 175 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.067% 0.062% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £86,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.40% -
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
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
2898 3160 3598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 97.44% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2486 2936
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Head of Software Development in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Head of Software Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Epicor
3 2 (40.00%) CMMI
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CMMI
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Epicor
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft