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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 542 529 555
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 76 93 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 66 84 79
Average salary £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £70,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +9.80%
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
44309 42056 49106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.50% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37050 35238 42672
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +2 31 £87,500 -5.40% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £85,000 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 52 (34.44%) Java
2 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.17%) .NET
4 36 (23.84%) Project Management
5 29 (19.21%) Finance
6 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
7 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
8 23 (15.23%) C#
8 23 (15.23%) Degree
9 21 (13.91%) QA
10 20 (13.25%) C++
10 20 (13.25%) SQL
11 18 (11.92%) HTML
11 18 (11.92%) PHP
12 17 (11.26%) MySQL
12 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.60%) Android
13 16 (10.60%) Apple iOS
13 16 (10.60%) Rackspace
14 15 (9.93%) Analytics
14 15 (9.93%) Drupal
14 15 (9.93%) Publishing
14 15 (9.93%) MVC
14 15 (9.93%) TDD
14 15 (9.93%) Banking
14 15 (9.93%) CSS
14 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
15 14 (9.27%) OO
15 14 (9.27%) iOS Development

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (9.93%) Drupal
2 7 (4.64%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) SAS
4 5 (3.31%) WordPress
4 5 (3.31%) Confluence
5 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.65%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.32%) Node.js
6 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Agresso
1 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) SaaS
2 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) SSH
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.26%) MySQL
3 13 (8.61%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.95%) Big Data
5 9 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.97%) OLTP
7 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (3.31%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.99%) OLAP
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) JIRA
2 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) PhantomJS
4 4 (2.65%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.32%) Maven
6 2 (1.32%) Ant
7 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.66%) NUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 29 (19.21%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Publishing
2 15 (9.93%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Games
5 4 (2.65%) Advertising
5 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.17%) .NET
2 18 (11.92%) HTML
3 15 (9.93%) CSS
4 13 (8.61%) HTML5
5 11 (7.28%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.62%) jQuery
7 9 (5.96%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.97%) CSS3
8 6 (3.97%) LAMP
8 6 (3.97%) Web Services
8 6 (3.97%) JSP
9 5 (3.31%) JSTL
9 5 (3.31%) REST
9 5 (3.31%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.31%) Ember.js
9 5 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.31%) Sass
10 4 (2.65%) J2EE
10 4 (2.65%) XML
11 3 (1.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.62%) Digital Media
3 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.64%) Open Source
6 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.31%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.65%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.66%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.66%) Blog
10 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) Android
1 16 (10.60%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.62%) Windows
3 6 (3.97%) Linux
4 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 27 (17.88%) Scrum
4 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.93%) Analytics
5 15 (9.93%) MVC
5 15 (9.93%) TDD
5 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.27%) OO
6 14 (9.27%) iOS Development
7 13 (8.61%) Android Development
8 12 (7.95%) Web Development
9 11 (7.28%) Supplier Management
9 11 (7.28%) Kanban
9 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.62%) BDD
10 10 (6.62%) Asset Management
11 9 (5.96%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.64%) Content Management
12 7 (4.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.44%) Java
2 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.23%) C#
4 20 (13.25%) C++
4 20 (13.25%) SQL
5 18 (11.92%) PHP
6 9 (5.96%) Python
7 8 (5.30%) Ruby
8 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.31%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.65%) Clojure
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) COBOL
11 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.66%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.66%) R
11 1 (0.66%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.91%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) Oozie
2 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Rackspace
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.99%) Talend
5 2 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) Siebel
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.66%) Misys
6 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.66%) Sage
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) TOWER Software
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