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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank 625 672 602
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 6
Average salary £112,500 £85,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 2 £112,500 -
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 14 (48.28%) Java
5 14 (48.28%) Python
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Web Development
7 9 (31.03%) Equities
7 9 (31.03%) C++
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (31.03%) Data Structures
7 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
8 8 (27.59%) Open Source
8 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.69%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 6 (20.69%) Line Management
10 6 (20.69%) SDLC
11 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (17.24%) SWIFT
11 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
11 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (13.79%) Drupal
1 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Games
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Flex
4 4 (13.79%) Django
4 4 (13.79%) Middleware
4 4 (13.79%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Pandas
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (31.03%) Equities
2 9 (31.03%) Data Structures
2 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
3 5 (17.24%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (17.24%) SWIFT
3 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (17.24%) Online Games
3 5 (17.24%) IPTV
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
5 8 (27.59%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) Line Management
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Salt
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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