The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 172 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £62,500 £51,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -26.78%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Head of Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Manchester region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in Manchester

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in Manchester

Head of Development
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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
Bolton - 1 £60,000 -
Head of Development
North West

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Head of 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 Development in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Head of 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 Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft