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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 548 562 573
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 78 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 49
Average salary £78,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £130,000 £93,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -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
40405 43045 41456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.70% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34072 35461 35117
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 £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +15 33 £74,000 -15.42% 2
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 73 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.39%) .NET
3 52 (36.88%) JavaScript
4 51 (36.17%) SQL
5 45 (31.91%) Java
6 40 (28.37%) C#
7 39 (27.66%) Finance
7 39 (27.66%) Scrum
8 38 (26.95%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (25.53%) CRM
10 34 (24.11%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (22.70%) Oracle
12 30 (21.28%) TDD
13 28 (19.86%) Project Management
13 28 (19.86%) MVC
14 27 (19.15%) OLTP
14 27 (19.15%) Degree
15 26 (18.44%) HTML
16 25 (17.73%) ERP
16 25 (17.73%) Siebel
16 25 (17.73%) ETL
16 25 (17.73%) Oracle BI EE
16 25 (17.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
18 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
18 22 (15.60%) CSS
19 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (13.48%) BDD
20 19 (13.48%) QA

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 5 (3.55%) 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%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.11%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (19.15%) OLTP
3 25 (17.73%) Oracle BI EE
3 25 (17.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.38%) Siebel EIM
5 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.26%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.84%) MySQL
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.13%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) QlikView
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) JIRA
4 2 (1.42%) Grunt
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) Xcode
5 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.84%) Publishing
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 2 (1.42%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.39%) .NET
2 26 (18.44%) HTML
3 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
3 22 (15.60%) CSS
4 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (11.35%) jQuery
6 12 (8.51%) HTML5
7 11 (7.80%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.38%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.67%) REST
10 6 (4.26%) CSS3
10 6 (4.26%) Entity Framework
10 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.55%) Backbone.js
11 5 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.55%) Web Services
11 5 (3.55%) XML
12 4 (2.84%) Middleware
12 4 (2.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.93%) Open Source
3 12 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.80%) Equities
5 10 (7.09%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.55%) User Experience
7 5 (3.55%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.84%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.84%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.13%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.71%) Social Media
11 1 (0.71%) Wiki
11 1 (0.71%) PMI
11 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.51%) Android
1 12 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.55%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.66%) Scrum
3 38 (26.95%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (25.53%) CRM
5 30 (21.28%) TDD
6 28 (19.86%) MVC
6 28 (19.86%) Project Management
7 25 (17.73%) ETL
7 25 (17.73%) ERP
8 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.48%) BDD
9 19 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
11 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
12 13 (9.22%) Web Development
12 13 (9.22%) Line Management
13 12 (8.51%) OO
13 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
15 9 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.88%) JavaScript
2 51 (36.17%) SQL
3 45 (31.91%) Java
4 40 (28.37%) C#
5 18 (12.77%) PHP
6 17 (12.06%) C++
7 13 (9.22%) Python
8 9 (6.38%) C
9 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.13%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) 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 32 (22.70%) Oracle
2 25 (17.73%) Siebel
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.84%) Zend
5 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
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