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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank 594 627 607
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 18 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 1
Average salary £112,500 £90,000 £115,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +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 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
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 27 February 2015.

Head of Software Development Salary Histogram in London

Head of Software 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 Software Development within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
(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 - 5 £90,000 - 1
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) Equities
5 9 (42.86%) C++
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 9 (42.86%) Data Structures
5 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
6 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
7 6 (28.57%) C
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) Line Management
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
9 4 (19.05%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (19.05%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 4 (19.05%) Django
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 9 (42.86%) Equities
3 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
4 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) PMI
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Line Management
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
7 4 (19.05%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
8 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
9 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) C
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £94000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: £90k - 130k per year
Posted: 4 days ago