The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 231 233 240
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 9
Average salary £55,000 £63,750 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £82,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,625 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6749 6922 7197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.72% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5464 5920 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Development
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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 +12 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Cheshire - 3 £70,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (22.86%) C#
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) C++
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Teradata
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
7 4 (11.43%) TIBCO Hawk
7 4 (11.43%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (11.43%) Middleware
7 4 (11.43%) MySQL
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Retail
7 4 (11.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (11.43%) Spotfire
7 4 (11.43%) Complex Event Processing
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.57%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.86%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) Spotfire
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
4 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) CRM
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) Complex Event Processing
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Business Development
6 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
1 8 (22.86%) PHP
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) C
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Teradata
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.86%) Sage