The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Head of Software Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Software Development
England / South East
Rank 386 444 452
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.031% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.032% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Head of Software Development in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Software Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Head of Software Development Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Software 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 Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +47 2 £75,000 +3.44%
Hampshire +21 1 £39,000 -29.09%
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Head of Software 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 Software Development in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery

Head of Software 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA