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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 400 442 455
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 36 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.043% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.045% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 14
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £48,950
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £76,000 £109,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £66,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +15.78%
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
17461 20109 21814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14797 16576 17053
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +20 16 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Surrey +37 9 £120,000 +81.81%
Oxfordshire - 6 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire +17 1 £97,500 +21.87%
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
5 14 (23.73%) Risk Management
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (18.64%) Information Security
7 11 (18.64%) BDD
7 11 (18.64%) Open Source
7 11 (18.64%) SaaS
7 11 (18.64%) ATDD
7 11 (18.64%) Big Data
7 11 (18.64%) User Stories
7 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
8 10 (16.95%) Pair Programming
8 10 (16.95%) Marketing
9 9 (15.25%) Product Management
10 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (13.56%) DevOps
10 8 (13.56%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) PHP
11 7 (11.86%) Python
11 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
11 7 (11.86%) JIRA
11 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (11.86%) Release Management
11 7 (11.86%) Ruby

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 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) SaaS
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.95%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
3 4 (6.78%) Russian Language
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) Spring
3 3 (5.08%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) React
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) Java EE
5 1 (1.69%) JPA
5 1 (1.69%) JSF
5 1 (1.69%) Laravel
5 1 (1.69%) Symfony
5 1 (1.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.78%) Online Games
4 4 (6.78%) Statistics
4 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
1 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) TDD
3 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.73%) Risk Management
5 11 (18.64%) ATDD
5 11 (18.64%) BDD
5 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (18.64%) Information Security
5 11 (18.64%) Open Source
5 11 (18.64%) User Stories
6 10 (16.95%) Pair Programming
7 9 (15.25%) Product Management
8 8 (13.56%) DevOps
8 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.56%) Project Management
9 7 (11.86%) Change Control
9 7 (11.86%) Mobile First
9 7 (11.86%) Release Management
9 7 (11.86%) Scrum
9 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) PHP
3 7 (11.86%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
4 4 (6.78%) R
4 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
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