The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank - 403 442
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 0 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £100,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Head of Software 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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Software 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 Software Development across the South East region.

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Software Development
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Media

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft