The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 592 573 590
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 53 80 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 53
Average salary £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,500 £128,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Head of Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Development
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in London

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in London

Head of Development
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 1 - - 2
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) Finance
3 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 30 (28.04%) Java
4 30 (28.04%) TDD
5 26 (24.30%) HTML
5 26 (24.30%) E-Commerce
6 22 (20.56%) Scrum
7 21 (19.63%) .NET
8 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
9 19 (17.76%) Web Development
10 18 (16.82%) Degree
11 17 (15.89%) HTML5
12 15 (14.02%) Android
12 15 (14.02%) Apple iOS
12 15 (14.02%) C#
12 15 (14.02%) CSS
13 14 (13.08%) SOA
13 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
14 13 (12.15%) PHP
15 12 (11.21%) Web Services
15 12 (11.21%) ERP
15 12 (11.21%) Line Management
16 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
16 11 (10.28%) SQL
16 11 (10.28%) Retail
16 11 (10.28%) MVC
17 10 (9.35%) Project Management
17 10 (9.35%) Node.js
17 10 (9.35%) NoSQL

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (9.35%) Node.js
2 3 (2.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.87%) Apache
3 2 (1.87%) Drupal
3 2 (1.87%) Moodle
3 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.87%) WordPress
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) SaaS
2 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.67%) Datomic
3 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.74%) Triplestore
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) Ant
2 3 (2.80%) Maven
2 3 (2.80%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.87%) Gradle
4 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.93%) Grunt
4 1 (0.93%) gulp
4 1 (0.93%) Hudson
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) NUnit
4 1 (0.93%) RSpec
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (31.78%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) Marketing
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.80%) Law
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Automotive
7 2 (1.87%) Electronics
7 2 (1.87%) Games
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.30%) HTML
2 21 (19.63%) .NET
3 17 (15.89%) HTML5
4 15 (14.02%) CSS
5 12 (11.21%) Web Services
6 7 (6.54%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.54%) CSS3
6 7 (6.54%) jQuery
6 7 (6.54%) SOAP
7 6 (5.61%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (5.61%) XML
8 5 (4.67%) Java EE
8 5 (4.67%) Swing
9 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.74%) J2EE
9 4 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.80%) Apache Flex
10 3 (2.80%) JSON
10 3 (2.80%) LAMP
10 3 (2.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.54%) Fintech
4 6 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.80%) Economics
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) FMCG
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) IPTV
6 2 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.87%) STB
6 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Android
1 15 (14.02%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) TDD
3 26 (24.30%) E-Commerce
4 22 (20.56%) Scrum
5 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
6 19 (17.76%) Web Development
7 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.08%) SOA
8 12 (11.21%) ERP
8 12 (11.21%) Line Management
9 11 (10.28%) MVC
10 10 (9.35%) Project Management
10 10 (9.35%) SDLC
11 8 (7.48%) Analytics
11 8 (7.48%) Android Development
11 8 (7.48%) iOS Development
12 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.54%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.54%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
2 30 (28.04%) Java
3 15 (14.02%) C#
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) SQL
6 7 (6.54%) C++
7 5 (4.67%) Clojure
7 5 (4.67%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.80%) Ruby
8 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.61%) SAP
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Sage
3 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.87%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) New Relic
4 1 (0.93%) Siebel
4 1 (0.93%) WorldPay
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