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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 558 566 556
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 68 62 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 80
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 £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £107,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +29 21 £87,500 -5.40% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £85,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 82 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.94%) Java
3 38 (26.39%) .NET
4 37 (25.69%) Project Management
5 32 (22.22%) Finance
6 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 28 (19.44%) Degree
8 26 (18.06%) C#
8 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
9 25 (17.36%) HTML
10 23 (15.97%) C++
11 22 (15.28%) SQL
12 21 (14.58%) QA
13 20 (13.89%) PHP
13 20 (13.89%) Scrum
14 19 (13.19%) MVC
14 19 (13.19%) MySQL
14 19 (13.19%) CSS
14 19 (13.19%) Apple iOS
15 18 (12.50%) HTML5
15 18 (12.50%) Android
15 18 (12.50%) TDD
16 17 (11.81%) Web Development
16 17 (11.81%) Rackspace
16 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
17 16 (11.11%) iOS Development
17 16 (11.11%) Publishing
18 15 (10.42%) Banking
18 15 (10.42%) Analytics
18 15 (10.42%) Computer Science

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (6.94%) Drupal
2 5 (3.47%) WordPress
2 5 (3.47%) CMS
2 5 (3.47%) Apache
2 5 (3.47%) Confluence
3 4 (2.78%) Node.js
3 4 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.39%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Agresso
1 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) SSH
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) MySQL
3 14 (9.72%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.64%) Big Data
6 8 (5.56%) OLTP
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.08%) Base SAS
9 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.08%) OLAP
10 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.17%) JIRA
3 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.47%) PhantomJS
4 3 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Xcode
6 1 (0.69%) Maven
6 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Publishing
3 15 (10.42%) Banking
4 7 (4.86%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Advertising
6 4 (2.78%) Games
7 2 (1.39%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.39%) .NET
2 25 (17.36%) HTML
3 19 (13.19%) CSS
4 18 (12.50%) HTML5
5 15 (10.42%) jQuery
6 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (5.56%) Web Services
8 8 (5.56%) LAMP
8 8 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (4.86%) CSS3
10 6 (4.17%) JSP
10 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.47%) Backbone.js
11 5 (3.47%) Sass
11 5 (3.47%) Ember.js
11 5 (3.47%) REST
11 5 (3.47%) JSTL
12 4 (2.78%) OAuth
12 4 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) User Experience
3 13 (9.03%) Mobile App
4 11 (7.64%) Digital Media
5 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.17%) Open Source
6 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.08%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.39%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.69%) iPad
10 1 (0.69%) iPhone
10 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.69%) Blog
10 1 (0.69%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.19%) Apple iOS
2 18 (12.50%) Android
3 7 (4.86%) Windows
4 6 (4.17%) Linux
5 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.69%) Project Management
3 20 (13.89%) Scrum
4 19 (13.19%) MVC
5 18 (12.50%) TDD
6 17 (11.81%) Web Development
6 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
7 16 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 15 (10.42%) Analytics
9 14 (9.72%) Android Development
9 14 (9.72%) OO
9 14 (9.72%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.03%) Supplier Management
10 13 (9.03%) Kanban
11 12 (8.33%) BDD
12 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.94%) Asset Management
14 9 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (4.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) Java
2 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 26 (18.06%) C#
4 23 (15.97%) C++
5 22 (15.28%) SQL
6 20 (13.89%) PHP
7 11 (7.64%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.25%) Python
9 7 (4.86%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.86%) Ruby
10 4 (2.78%) Clojure
11 2 (1.39%) Scala
11 2 (1.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) COBOL
12 1 (0.69%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Haskell
12 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Rackspace
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.08%) Talend
4 3 (2.08%) Google
5 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Misys
6 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.69%) Informatica
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) Sage
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) Siebel
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Equity
Posted: 41 minutes ago
London
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus, Pension & Car Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Grosvenor
Salary: Competitive Salary and Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + 34% BONUS FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago