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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 619 673 700
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 18 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 6
Median salary £95,000 £112,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £90,000 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £127,500 £112,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £55,625
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.84%
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
37902 42783 47964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32984 36204 40194
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +62 4 £117,500 +30.55%
Head of Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 12 (37.50%) SaaS
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) C#
6 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
7 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (25.00%) SOA
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) Change Management
8 7 (21.88%) SDLC
9 6 (18.75%) PHP
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.63%) DevOps
11 4 (12.50%) Kanban
11 4 (12.50%) QA
11 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (12.50%) Coaching
11 4 (12.50%) OOD
11 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 4 (12.50%) Validation
12 3 (9.38%) Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) SaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.13%) Ehcache
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) JPA
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Fintech
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Change Management
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
9 4 (12.50%) OOD
9 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) MVC
10 3 (9.38%) Strategic Management
10 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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