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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 257 243 245
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.015% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.016% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -3.70%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
Manchester - 3 £55,000 - 1
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) People Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Line 500
8 1 (4.35%) Sage

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) ERP
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) C
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago