The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 226 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.054% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.057% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 16
Average salary £53,750 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5773 5264 5390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.50% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4921 4467 4798
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the South West region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in the South West

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the South West

Head of Development
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bristol - 6 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £95,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £60,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Line Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) SaaS
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Line Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
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