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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 564 595 558
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 67 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 60
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £121,500 £135,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
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
41825 45977 42442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.60% 93.83% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35281 38040 35854
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 26 £77,500 -6.06% 3
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.01%) .NET
3 46 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 44 (31.21%) Scrum
5 43 (30.50%) Java
6 41 (29.08%) SQL
7 37 (26.24%) C#
8 34 (24.11%) Finance
9 32 (22.70%) TDD
10 31 (21.99%) CRM
10 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (18.44%) Oracle
12 26 (18.44%) MVC
13 23 (16.31%) HTML
13 23 (16.31%) CSS
13 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
14 21 (14.89%) Degree
14 21 (14.89%) Project Management
14 21 (14.89%) ERP
15 20 (14.18%) ETL
15 20 (14.18%) OLTP
15 20 (14.18%) Siebel
15 20 (14.18%) PHP
15 20 (14.18%) BDD
15 20 (14.18%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (14.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 19 (13.48%) Android
16 19 (13.48%) Apple iOS
16 19 (13.48%) QA

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.84%) Drupal
2 4 (2.84%) Node.js
3 2 (1.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Jetty
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (14.18%) OLTP
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.96%) Siebel EIM
6 6 (4.26%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.84%) MySQL
8 3 (2.13%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.84%) WebDriver
2 4 (2.84%) Selenium
2 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.42%) Grunt
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Retail
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.84%) French Language
6 3 (2.13%) Games
6 3 (2.13%) Law
6 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) .NET
2 23 (16.31%) HTML
2 23 (16.31%) CSS
3 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (9.22%) jQuery
6 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.67%) HTML5
8 7 (4.96%) REST
8 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.26%) CSS3
9 6 (4.26%) Entity Framework
9 6 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.55%) J2EE
10 5 (3.55%) Web Services
10 5 (3.55%) XML
10 5 (3.55%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.22%) Open Source
3 12 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.80%) Equities
5 10 (7.09%) Data Structures
6 9 (6.38%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.26%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.55%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.55%) User Experience
8 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.84%) Data Integration
10 3 (2.13%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.71%) FMCG
12 1 (0.71%) PMI
12 1 (0.71%) Online Games
12 1 (0.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Android
1 19 (13.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.84%) Windows Phone
2 4 (2.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.21%) Scrum
3 32 (22.70%) TDD
4 31 (21.99%) CRM
4 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (18.44%) MVC
6 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
7 21 (14.89%) Project Management
7 21 (14.89%) ERP
8 20 (14.18%) ETL
8 20 (14.18%) BDD
9 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.51%) OO
12 12 (8.51%) Line Management
12 12 (8.51%) Kanban
13 11 (7.80%) Web Development
14 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.62%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.50%) Java
3 41 (29.08%) SQL
4 37 (26.24%) C#
5 20 (14.18%) PHP
6 17 (12.06%) C++
7 13 (9.22%) Python
8 7 (4.96%) C
9 3 (2.13%) Ruby
10 2 (1.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
1 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Oracle
2 20 (14.18%) Siebel
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.84%) Zend
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Guidewire
London
Havas
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Havas People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southwark
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Bens + Generous Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 34% BONUS FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 26 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago