The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Head of Software Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 604 650 673
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 8 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.061% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.064% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 9
Median salary £95,000 £111,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.60% +30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £85,000 £81,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £112,500 £88,000
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £77,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
Head of Software 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
37543 42266 45508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.72% 95.55% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32627 35877 37958
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Head of Software Development in the job title.

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Software Development across the London region.

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in London

Head of Software Development
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Software Development across the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Head of Software Development Salary Histogram in London

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Head of Software Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) SaaS
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) CSS
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Big Data
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Marketing
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 3 (11.54%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) SaaS
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) iOS SDK
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Fintech
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 3 (11.54%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) Validation
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
Central London / West End
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