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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 242 233 269
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.14% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.14% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £54,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
6547 6279 7638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.12% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5604 5296 6650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 26 January 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 -13 4 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Cheshire -5 2 £55,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) Telerik
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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