The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank 608 628 622
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £97,500 £80,000 £85,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -6.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £76,200 £73,360
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £91,000 £97,040
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £100,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
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 £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Software Development in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Publishing
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (60.00%) Drupal
3 6 (60.00%) Kanban
3 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (60.00%) Digital Media
3 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
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