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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 420 405 435
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 22 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.080% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.084% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 8
Average salary £78,500 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £55,000 £47,450
10% offered a salary of more than £112,000 £71,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £71,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-19.58% +10.00%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 5 £78,500 +12.14% 1
Surrey - 5 £72,500 -
Hampshire -12 4 £70,000 +66.66% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £100,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) PHP
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
6 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Retail
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) QA
10 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
10 3 (7.89%) Open Source
10 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) CRM
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) XML
10 3 (7.89%) C++
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.89%) BBC
11 2 (5.26%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) CSS3
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) Java EE
6 1 (2.63%) Velocity
6 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) BBC
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Scrum
2 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Web Development
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) SEO
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) PHP
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) PHP5
7 1 (2.63%) PHP4
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Google
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