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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 433 446 417
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 14 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 21
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £54,001
10% offered a salary of more than £73,950 £117,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
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
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Surrey +34 2 £68,750 +14.58%
Oxfordshire - 2 £82,500 -
Berkshire +4 1 £71,500 +10.00%
Hampshire +3 1 £67,500 +35.00%
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Retail
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) SaaS
7 6 (17.14%) DevOps
8 5 (14.29%) Line Management
8 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 4 (11.43%) IMAP
9 4 (11.43%) Google
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) JMS
9 4 (11.43%) SMTP
9 4 (11.43%) FTP
9 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
9 4 (11.43%) B2B
9 4 (11.43%) SAML
9 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.43%) OpenID
9 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (11.43%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Mule
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) IMAP
1 4 (11.43%) SMTP
1 4 (11.43%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.86%) PROIV
1 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) JMS
2 4 (11.43%) SAML
2 4 (11.43%) OpenID
2 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
3 3 (8.57%) WSDL
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) Laravel
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) EPoS
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Line Management
5 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Security Management
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) RubyMotion
4 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Google
1 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.86%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP