The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 224 232 254
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 20 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.30% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 6
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
Head of 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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in the North West

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Head of Development
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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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
Manchester +20 16 £57,500 -4.16%
Cheshire -3 3 £57,500 +2.22%
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Marketing
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) Back Office
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) User Experience
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows CE
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Telerik
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin