The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Head of Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 422 450 469
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 23 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.067% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.069% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 12
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £73,950 £119,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Head of Development in the job title.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Development
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 16 £70,000 -
Hampshire +24 3 - -
Berkshire +12 2 £65,000 -9.09%
Surrey +1 1 £35,000 -49.09%
Oxfordshire -8 1 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Head of Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) TDD
3 23 (35.94%) BDD
4 21 (32.81%) SaaS
5 19 (29.69%) PHP
6 18 (28.13%) Marketing
7 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
8 16 (25.00%) Information Security
8 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 16 (25.00%) ATDD
8 16 (25.00%) Big Data
8 16 (25.00%) User Stories
8 16 (25.00%) Open Source
9 15 (23.44%) Java
10 13 (20.31%) Product Management
11 11 (17.19%) CSS
12 10 (15.63%) .NET
12 10 (15.63%) MVC
12 10 (15.63%) Finance
13 9 (14.06%) Web Development
14 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.50%) C#
14 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (10.94%) Line Management
15 7 (10.94%) Degree
15 7 (10.94%) LAMP
16 6 (9.38%) Scrum
16 6 (9.38%) HTML

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (28.13%) Marketing
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) CSS
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) LAMP
4 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) RESTful
5 5 (7.81%) SOAP
5 5 (7.81%) Spring
5 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) CSS3
6 2 (3.13%) HTML5
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.56%) FubuMVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) PMI
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
1 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) TDD
3 23 (35.94%) BDD
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.00%) ATDD
5 16 (25.00%) Information Security
5 16 (25.00%) Open Source
5 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 16 (25.00%) User Stories
6 13 (20.31%) Product Management
7 10 (15.63%) MVC
8 9 (14.06%) Web Development
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.94%) Line Management
11 6 (9.38%) Scrum
12 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.25%) OO
14 3 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) PHP
2 15 (23.44%) Java
3 8 (12.50%) C#
3 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.13%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
2 2 (3.13%) Zend