The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 750 725 734
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 151 162 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 123 143 134
Average salary £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,330 £54,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +1.96%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Development
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development within the UK.

Head of Development Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Development
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Development
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
England -41 145 £70,000 -12.50% 12
London -76 70 £85,000 +3.03% 5
City of London -6 29 £87,500 -5.40% 3
South East -19 24 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 23 £47,217 -10.06% 3
North Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 - 2
North West +11 10 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Harrogate - 10 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire -34 9 £47,500 -13.63%
East of England -18 7 £57,500 -30.72%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 -
Manchester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -23 6 £58,750 -2.08%
South West -13 5 £57,000 +20.00%
Leeds -29 5 £56,250 -10.00%
Berkshire -4 4 £71,750 +2.50%
Milton Keynes -9 4 £50,000 -13.79%
Hampshire -9 4 £50,000 -24.52% 2
Surrey - 4 £82,500 - 1
Wetherby - 4 £47,358 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Scotland -4 3 £59,000 - 1
East Midlands -8 3 - -
Northamptonshire -14 3 - -
South Yorkshire -14 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £57,000 -
Wales - 3 £60,000 -
South Wales - 3 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 96 (32.21%) .NET
2 79 (26.51%) C#
3 73 (24.50%) Java
4 71 (23.83%) Project Management
5 70 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (17.79%) Finance
6 53 (17.79%) Scrum
7 51 (17.11%) SQL Server
8 45 (15.10%) PHP
9 43 (14.43%) SQL
10 42 (14.09%) Degree
11 40 (13.42%) JavaScript
12 38 (12.75%) HTML
13 37 (12.42%) CSS
14 34 (11.41%) ASP.NET
14 34 (11.41%) C++
15 33 (11.07%) E-Commerce
16 32 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (9.73%) MVC
18 26 (8.72%) MySQL
19 25 (8.39%) TDD
19 25 (8.39%) Retail
20 24 (8.05%) jQuery
20 24 (8.05%) Oracle
21 23 (7.72%) Web Development
22 22 (7.38%) QA
23 21 (7.05%) Windows
23 21 (7.05%) OO
23 21 (7.05%) HTML5
24 20 (6.71%) Continuous Integration

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (5.37%) Drupal
2 10 (3.36%) CMS
3 9 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.01%) Apache
4 6 (2.01%) SAS
5 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.68%) Confluence
5 5 (1.68%) WordPress
6 4 (1.34%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) Lync
9 1 (0.34%) Node.js
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.34%) MS Office
4 3 (1.01%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.37%) SaaS
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) Extranet
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.72%) MySQL
3 13 (4.36%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.03%) Big Data
5 10 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.68%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.34%) OLTP
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.01%) MS Access
8 3 (1.01%) OLAP
8 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.01%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.35%) JIRA
2 7 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.68%) PhantomJS
4 4 (1.34%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.34%) MSTest
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (1.01%) Ant
5 3 (1.01%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
5 3 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.67%) Selenium
6 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 53 (17.79%) Finance
2 25 (8.39%) Retail
3 15 (5.03%) Marketing
3 15 (5.03%) Banking
4 14 (4.70%) Publishing
5 8 (2.68%) Advertising
6 7 (2.35%) Games
7 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.34%) Back Office
7 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.01%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Hebrew Language
9 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (32.21%) .NET
2 38 (12.75%) HTML
3 37 (12.42%) CSS
4 34 (11.41%) ASP.NET
5 24 (8.05%) jQuery
6 21 (7.05%) HTML5
7 15 (5.03%) Web Services
8 14 (4.70%) XML
9 13 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (4.36%) LAMP
10 11 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (3.69%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (3.02%) WinForms
12 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (2.68%) CSS3
12 8 (2.68%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (2.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.03%) Open Source
2 14 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.68%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.68%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.34%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.34%) Social Media
9 3 (1.01%) Statistics
10 2 (0.67%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.67%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.34%) iPad
11 1 (0.34%) EPoS
11 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.34%) BBC
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.05%) Windows
2 17 (5.70%) Android
3 15 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.68%) Linux
5 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.01%) UNIX
7 3 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.83%) Project Management
2 70 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.79%) Scrum
4 33 (11.07%) E-Commerce
5 32 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (9.73%) MVC
7 25 (8.39%) TDD
8 23 (7.72%) Web Development
9 21 (7.05%) OO
10 20 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.04%) CRM
12 17 (5.70%) SOA
13 16 (5.37%) ITIL
14 15 (5.03%) Analytics
15 14 (4.70%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.70%) Kanban
15 14 (4.70%) PRINCE2
15 14 (4.70%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.70%) Android Development
15 14 (4.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.51%) C#
2 73 (24.50%) Java
3 45 (15.10%) PHP
4 43 (14.43%) SQL
5 40 (13.42%) JavaScript
6 34 (11.41%) C++
7 12 (4.03%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.69%) Python
9 8 (2.68%) Ruby
9 8 (2.68%) VB
10 5 (1.68%) C
11 4 (1.34%) PHP5
11 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.01%) Clojure
12 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.67%) Perl
14 1 (0.34%) R
14 1 (0.34%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 42 (14.09%) Degree
2 7 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.67%) MBA
3 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Basel III
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.01%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.34%) Oozie
2 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (8.05%) Oracle
2 19 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.36%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.68%) Sage
5 4 (1.34%) IBM
6 3 (1.01%) Talend
6 3 (1.01%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.01%) SAP
6 3 (1.01%) Teradata
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.67%) Google
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.34%) Misys
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.34%) Calypso
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.34%) Business Objects
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology - Symphony
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Angel, London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago