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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 545 561 565
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 67 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 52
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £71,850 £55,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,100 £105,000 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £56,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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
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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 +35 17 £70,000 -17.64% 1
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (49.26%) .NET
3 47 (34.56%) C#
4 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
5 39 (28.68%) SQL
6 37 (27.21%) Java
7 33 (24.26%) TDD
7 33 (24.26%) HTML
8 32 (23.53%) MVC
9 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
9 30 (22.06%) ASP.NET
10 29 (21.32%) Degree
10 29 (21.32%) Project Management
11 27 (19.85%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (19.85%) Finance
12 26 (19.12%) Scrum
13 22 (16.18%) Apple iOS
13 22 (16.18%) QA
13 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (15.44%) HTML5
14 21 (15.44%) Mobile App
14 21 (15.44%) Android
14 21 (15.44%) BDD
14 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (14.71%) Web Development
15 20 (14.71%) T-SQL
15 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (14.71%) jQuery
16 19 (13.97%) CSS
16 19 (13.97%) OLTP

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (5.88%) Drupal
2 6 (4.41%) Node.js
3 3 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Agresso
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) NFC
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.85%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (13.97%) OLTP
4 13 (9.56%) MySQL
5 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.94%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.94%) RavenDB
10 3 (2.21%) Big Data
10 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.47%) Xcode
3 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Publishing
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 10 (7.35%) Advertising
4 4 (2.94%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.26%) .NET
2 33 (24.26%) HTML
3 30 (22.06%) ASP.NET
4 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (15.44%) HTML5
6 20 (14.71%) jQuery
7 19 (13.97%) CSS
8 12 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.62%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.88%) REST
11 7 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.68%) Web Services
13 4 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.94%) CSS3
13 4 (2.94%) OAuth
13 4 (2.94%) JSON
13 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) User Experience
4 7 (5.15%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.41%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.68%) Open Source
7 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) iPad
10 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Apple iOS
2 21 (15.44%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.26%) TDD
3 32 (23.53%) MVC
4 29 (21.32%) Project Management
5 26 (19.12%) Scrum
6 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (15.44%) BDD
7 20 (14.71%) Web Development
8 14 (10.29%) Supplier Management
8 14 (10.29%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.56%) CRM
10 12 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.82%) ERP
10 12 (8.82%) OO
11 11 (8.09%) ETL
11 11 (8.09%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.35%) Kanban
12 10 (7.35%) iOS Development
13 9 (6.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.56%) C#
2 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.68%) SQL
4 37 (27.21%) Java
5 20 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.56%) PHP
6 13 (9.56%) C++
7 6 (4.41%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.94%) Scala
9 3 (2.21%) C
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 2 (1.47%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) Haskell
11 1 (0.74%) Clojure
11 1 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.74%) COBOL
11 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (21.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.18%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) Basel III
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle
2 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.82%) Siebel
4 8 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.21%) Google
6 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.47%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) Misys
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Zend
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
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