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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 377 457 462
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 27 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.096% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.099% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 14
Median salary £81,250 £75,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £80,600 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
15646 21143 21433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.06% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13044 17856 17076
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +29 8 £100,000 +25.00%
Surrey +14 6 £120,000 +71.42%
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £75,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 2 £70,000 -3.44%
Oxfordshire +29 1 £47,500 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.63%) JIRA
7 12 (19.05%) Release Management
8 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
8 11 (17.46%) Finance
8 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
9 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
9 10 (15.87%) Change Control
9 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
9 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.29%) QA
11 8 (12.70%) DevOps
11 8 (12.70%) TDD
11 8 (12.70%) Marketing
11 8 (12.70%) Project Management
12 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.11%) J2EE
12 7 (11.11%) SQL
12 7 (11.11%) Web Services
12 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (9.52%) jQuery
13 6 (9.52%) User Experience
13 6 (9.52%) Mobile First

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 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Games
3 5 (7.94%) Russian Language
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) J2EE
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
2 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 6 (9.52%) HTML5
2 6 (9.52%) jQuery
2 6 (9.52%) Spring
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss Seam
4 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (3.17%) React
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) Ajax
6 1 (1.59%) CSS3
6 1 (1.59%) Java EE
6 1 (1.59%) JPA
6 1 (1.59%) JSF
6 1 (1.59%) Laravel
6 1 (1.59%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
1 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.94%) Online Games
3 5 (7.94%) Statistics
3 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.76%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
1 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.05%) Release Management
5 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.87%) Change Control
6 10 (15.87%) Performance Management
6 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
6 10 (15.87%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.70%) DevOps
7 8 (12.70%) Project Management
7 8 (12.70%) TDD
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) B2B
9 6 (9.52%) B2C
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.52%) Mobile First
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.94%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) R
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) hybris
2 1 (1.59%) SAP
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