The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 429 415 429
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 20 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.12% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 8
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £77,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -11.76%
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Berkshire -9 6 £66,000 +25.71%
Hampshire -6 5 £85,000 +102.38%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £73,750 -
Surrey -2 4 £96,250 +28.33%
Oxfordshire +15 1 £100,000 +48.14% 1
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) C#
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (37.21%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 12 (27.91%) Java
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
7 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.60%) PHP
9 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
9 8 (18.60%) User Experience
10 7 (16.28%) HTML
10 7 (16.28%) CSS
11 6 (13.95%) BBC
11 6 (13.95%) Web Development
11 6 (13.95%) QA
12 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 4 (9.30%) Retail
13 4 (9.30%) Open Source
13 4 (9.30%) jQuery
13 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.30%) Coaching
14 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
14 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
14 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 3 (6.98%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) CSS3
6 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.33%) XHTML
7 1 (2.33%) LAMP
7 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) BBC
3 4 (9.30%) Open Source
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) Web Development
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) SEO
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) OOP
8 2 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) PHP5
6 1 (2.33%) PHP4
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix