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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 455 452 436
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.025% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
East Sussex - 5 £90,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £72,500 -19.44%
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Head of Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) ATDD
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) ATDD
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
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