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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank 601 609 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.010% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £90,000 £85,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Line Management
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Equities
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
8 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (17.65%) Drupal
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (17.65%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) Django
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
2 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
2 5 (29.41%) Equities
3 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Line Management
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
8 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
9 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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