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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 553 561 542
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 78 59 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 71 55 80
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 £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -17.27%
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
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +24 18 £77,500 -8.82% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £85,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 85 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.36%) .NET
3 41 (28.67%) Project Management
4 38 (26.57%) Java
5 35 (24.48%) C#
6 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
6 34 (23.78%) SQL
7 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
8 30 (20.98%) Finance
9 29 (20.28%) Degree
10 28 (19.58%) HTML
11 25 (17.48%) QA
12 24 (16.78%) TDD
13 23 (16.08%) MVC
14 21 (14.69%) Web Development
15 20 (13.99%) Scrum
15 20 (13.99%) T-SQL
15 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET
15 20 (13.99%) HTML5
16 19 (13.29%) MySQL
17 18 (12.59%) C++
17 18 (12.59%) CSS
17 18 (12.59%) PHP
17 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (12.59%) Publishing
17 18 (12.59%) Apple iOS
18 17 (11.89%) BDD
18 17 (11.89%) Android
18 17 (11.89%) Supplier Management
19 16 (11.19%) jQuery

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (7.69%) Drupal
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
2 4 (2.80%) Node.js
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
3 2 (1.40%) WordPress
4 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) Internet
2 3 (2.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.70%) NFC
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.29%) MySQL
3 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (9.79%) OLTP
5 13 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.90%) Big Data
8 4 (2.80%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.10%) OLAP
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.40%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.10%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.40%) CasperJS
4 2 (1.40%) Xcode
4 2 (1.40%) PhantomJS
4 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (20.98%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Publishing
3 13 (9.09%) Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 4 (2.80%) Games
5 4 (2.80%) Advertising
6 3 (2.10%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Legal
7 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.36%) .NET
2 28 (19.58%) HTML
3 20 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 20 (13.99%) HTML5
4 18 (12.59%) CSS
5 16 (11.19%) jQuery
6 12 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (6.29%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.29%) Web Services
10 6 (4.20%) REST
11 4 (2.80%) LAMP
11 4 (2.80%) CSS3
11 4 (2.80%) OAuth
12 3 (2.10%) Django
12 3 (2.10%) JPA
12 3 (2.10%) Spring
12 3 (2.10%) JSP
12 3 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 10 (6.99%) User Experience
5 7 (4.90%) Open Source
6 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.70%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Apple iOS
2 17 (11.89%) Android
3 4 (2.80%) Windows
4 3 (2.10%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.10%) Linux
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.67%) Project Management
3 24 (16.78%) TDD
4 23 (16.08%) MVC
5 21 (14.69%) Web Development
6 20 (13.99%) Scrum
7 17 (11.89%) BDD
7 17 (11.89%) Supplier Management
8 15 (10.49%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.79%) iOS Development
10 13 (9.09%) Kanban
10 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.09%) OO
10 13 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (8.39%) Android Development
12 10 (6.99%) Asset Management
12 10 (6.99%) Analytics
13 8 (5.59%) SOA
13 8 (5.59%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.57%) Java
2 35 (24.48%) C#
3 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.78%) SQL
4 20 (13.99%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.59%) C++
5 18 (12.59%) PHP
6 7 (4.90%) Python
6 7 (4.90%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.20%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) Clojure
9 3 (2.10%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) Haskell
11 1 (0.70%) R
11 1 (0.70%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) COBOL
11 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.48%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Rackspace
2 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.80%) Siebel
4 4 (2.80%) Google
5 3 (2.10%) Talend
6 2 (1.40%) Cognos
6 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Misys
7 1 (0.70%) Informatica
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 34% BONUS FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Heidrick Struggles
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago