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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 419 458 470
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 27 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.071% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.073% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 9
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,750 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +28.26%
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
18504 20599 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.84% 96.99% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15728 16476 18291
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 6 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 6 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 - 17 £90,000 -
Hampshire +7 3 - -
Berkshire +1 3 £65,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £85,000 +3.03%
Surrey 0 2 £35,000 -49.09%
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 21 (33.33%) BDD
4 19 (30.16%) SaaS
4 19 (30.16%) Marketing
4 19 (30.16%) PHP
5 15 (23.81%) Java
5 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 14 (22.22%) Information Security
6 14 (22.22%) ATDD
6 14 (22.22%) Big Data
6 14 (22.22%) User Stories
6 14 (22.22%) Open Source
6 14 (22.22%) Product Management
7 11 (17.46%) Finance
7 11 (17.46%) CSS
8 10 (15.87%) MVC
9 9 (14.29%) Web Development
9 9 (14.29%) .NET
10 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.70%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.11%) Line Management
11 7 (11.11%) LAMP
11 7 (11.11%) C#
12 6 (9.52%) HTML
12 6 (9.52%) Scrum

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 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (30.16%) Marketing
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) CSS
2 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) LAMP
4 6 (9.52%) HTML
5 5 (7.94%) RESTful
5 5 (7.94%) SOAP
5 5 (7.94%) Spring
5 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
5 5 (7.94%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) CSS3
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) FubuMVC
7 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
1 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 21 (33.33%) BDD
4 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.22%) ATDD
5 14 (22.22%) Information Security
5 14 (22.22%) Open Source
5 14 (22.22%) Product Management
5 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 14 (22.22%) User Stories
6 10 (15.87%) MVC
7 9 (14.29%) Web Development
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.11%) Line Management
10 6 (9.52%) Scrum
11 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.35%) OO
12 4 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) PHP
2 15 (23.81%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) Zend
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