The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank 450 434 438
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Head of Software Development
England

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
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 Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 - -
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) SaaS
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) Velocity
1 6 (85.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) SaaS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) EMC NetWorker