The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 581 505 558
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 70 96 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 65
Average salary £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.96%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Development
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -6 29 £87,500 -5.40% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 45 (32.85%) Java
1 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.09%) Project Management
3 31 (22.63%) .NET
4 27 (19.71%) Scrum
4 27 (19.71%) Finance
5 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
6 22 (16.06%) Degree
7 21 (15.33%) C#
8 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
10 18 (13.14%) C++
11 17 (12.41%) SQL
12 16 (11.68%) PHP
12 16 (11.68%) QA
13 15 (10.95%) SaaS
14 14 (10.22%) Drupal
14 14 (10.22%) HTML
14 14 (10.22%) CSS
14 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
14 14 (10.22%) Banking
15 13 (9.49%) MVC
15 13 (9.49%) MySQL
15 13 (9.49%) Rackspace
16 12 (8.76%) Analytics
16 12 (8.76%) Android
16 12 (8.76%) OO
16 12 (8.76%) Publishing
17 11 (8.03%) TDD
17 11 (8.03%) Oracle

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (10.22%) Drupal
2 8 (5.84%) CMS
3 6 (4.38%) SAS
4 5 (3.65%) Confluence
4 5 (3.65%) WordPress
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) SaaS
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) SSH
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) NFC
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) MySQL
3 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.30%) Big Data
5 9 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (3.65%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.92%) OLTP
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.19%) OLAP
9 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) JIRA
2 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.65%) PhantomJS
4 4 (2.92%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.19%) Maven
5 3 (2.19%) Ant
6 2 (1.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Banking
3 12 (8.76%) Publishing
4 6 (4.38%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Games
6 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Front Office
7 3 (2.19%) Retail
7 3 (2.19%) Advertising
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) .NET
2 14 (10.22%) HTML
2 14 (10.22%) CSS
3 10 (7.30%) HTML5
4 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.84%) jQuery
5 7 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.11%) JSP
6 6 (4.38%) LAMP
7 5 (3.65%) Ember.js
7 5 (3.65%) Sass
7 5 (3.65%) CSS3
7 5 (3.65%) Backbone.js
7 5 (3.65%) JSTL
7 5 (3.65%) Web Services
8 4 (2.92%) XML
8 4 (2.92%) J2EE
8 4 (2.92%) REST
9 3 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.84%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.11%) Open Source
4 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.65%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.92%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.46%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.73%) Blog
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) iPhone
8 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.73%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Android
2 11 (8.03%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.30%) Windows
4 5 (3.65%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.65%) Linux
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.09%) Project Management
3 27 (19.71%) Scrum
4 20 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.49%) MVC
7 12 (8.76%) Analytics
7 12 (8.76%) OO
8 11 (8.03%) TDD
8 11 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.03%) Android Development
8 11 (8.03%) iOS Development
9 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
10 9 (6.57%) Web Development
10 9 (6.57%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.84%) Content Management
11 8 (5.84%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.84%) Kanban
11 8 (5.84%) Resource Management
11 8 (5.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) Java
2 21 (15.33%) C#
3 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.14%) C++
5 17 (12.41%) SQL
6 16 (11.68%) PHP
7 7 (5.11%) Ruby
7 7 (5.11%) Python
8 3 (2.19%) Clojure
8 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.73%) R
10 1 (0.73%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.73%) COBOL
10 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Oozie
2 1 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Rackspace
2 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.19%) Talend
5 1 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.73%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.73%) Misys
5 1 (0.73%) Calypso
5 1 (0.73%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.73%) Sage
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) SAP
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £85000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Angel, London
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Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago