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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 556 563 537
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 75 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 72
Average salary £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £114,250 £116,000 £119,750
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £57,500 £70,750
% change year-on-year
+14.78% -18.72%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +13 18 £110,000 +25.71% 1
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 96 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.21%) Java
3 54 (35.06%) Scrum
4 47 (30.52%) JavaScript
5 44 (28.57%) CSS
6 40 (25.97%) TDD
6 40 (25.97%) Apple iOS
7 35 (22.73%) Android
7 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 34 (22.08%) HTML
9 33 (21.43%) .NET
10 30 (19.48%) C#
10 30 (19.48%) E-Commerce
11 29 (18.83%) Kanban
12 28 (18.18%) QA
12 28 (18.18%) Finance
13 27 (17.53%) Linux
14 25 (16.23%) MVC
14 25 (16.23%) Web Development
14 25 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (14.94%) SOA
16 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (12.99%) iOS Development
16 20 (12.99%) Line Management
17 18 (11.69%) Games
17 18 (11.69%) Internet
18 17 (11.04%) Web Services
19 16 (10.39%) Project Management
19 16 (10.39%) Apache Flex
19 16 (10.39%) IPTV

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 11 (7.14%) Node.js
2 5 (3.25%) Kentico
2 5 (3.25%) CMS
2 5 (3.25%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.30%) Mule
5 2 (1.30%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.30%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) LatentZero
1 4 (2.60%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.60%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.79%) SaaS
3 5 (3.25%) GitHub
4 3 (1.95%) IaaS
4 3 (1.95%) PaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.30%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.19%) MySQL
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.90%) Big Data
4 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.95%) OLTP
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.30%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.30%) Datomic
7 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (3.90%) Selenium
2 6 (3.90%) WebDriver
2 6 (3.90%) SpecFlow
2 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.30%) Ant
5 2 (1.30%) Maven
5 2 (1.30%) Grunt
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.30%) GitLab
5 2 (1.30%) Gradle
5 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) Xcode
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Games
3 15 (9.74%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.44%) Marketing
5 10 (6.49%) Banking
6 8 (5.19%) Retail
6 8 (5.19%) Automotive
7 7 (4.55%) French Language
8 6 (3.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (3.25%) Law
10 4 (2.60%) Front Office
11 3 (1.95%) Legal
12 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.57%) CSS
2 34 (22.08%) HTML
3 33 (21.43%) .NET
4 17 (11.04%) Web Services
5 16 (10.39%) Apache Flex
6 14 (9.09%) HTML5
7 13 (8.44%) jQuery
8 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.49%) Sass
10 9 (5.84%) CSS3
10 9 (5.84%) J2EE
11 8 (5.19%) Spring
12 5 (3.25%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (2.60%) XML
13 4 (2.60%) XSD
13 4 (2.60%) XSLT
13 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) IPTV
1 16 (10.39%) Over-the-Top Content
2 15 (9.74%) Mobile App
2 15 (9.74%) Online Games
3 13 (8.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (8.44%) User Experience
4 7 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.90%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.25%) iPhone
6 5 (3.25%) Semantic Web
6 5 (3.25%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.60%) iPad
7 4 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.95%) Social Media
8 3 (1.95%) FMCG
9 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.97%) Apple iOS
2 35 (22.73%) Android
3 27 (17.53%) Linux
4 7 (4.55%) Windows
5 5 (3.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.06%) Scrum
3 40 (25.97%) TDD
4 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 30 (19.48%) E-Commerce
6 29 (18.83%) Kanban
7 25 (16.23%) Web Development
7 25 (16.23%) MVC
8 23 (14.94%) SOA
9 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (12.99%) iOS Development
9 20 (12.99%) Line Management
10 16 (10.39%) Performance Engineering
10 16 (10.39%) BDD
10 16 (10.39%) Project Management
11 15 (9.74%) Android Development
12 13 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (8.44%) Mobile Development
13 10 (6.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.21%) Java
2 47 (30.52%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.48%) C#
4 14 (9.09%) SQL
5 11 (7.14%) PHP
6 7 (4.55%) Ruby
7 5 (3.25%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) Clojure
9 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) COBOL
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.30%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.25%) Adobe
3 4 (2.60%) IBM
4 3 (1.95%) Siebel
4 3 (1.95%) Casewise
5 2 (1.30%) hybris
5 2 (1.30%) Percona
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco
5 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) New Relic
6 1 (0.65%) Pardot
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.65%) Marketo
6 1 (0.65%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.65%) Tableau
6 1 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
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