The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of 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 Development
UK
Rank 738 843 790
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 107 104 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 136
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Development in the job title.

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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the UK 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
England +67 103 £80,000 - 18
London +62 51 £90,000 -2.70% 8
South East +53 18 £75,000 +3.44% 2
South West +16 11 £70,000 - 3
Yorkshire +33 10 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 9 £80,000 +6.66% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £80,000 -
North West -18 7 £70,000 +12.00% 1
West Yorkshire +33 6 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds +26 6 £80,000 -5.88%
Manchester -25 6 £73,750 +22.91% 1
Bristol +6 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
City of London +36 4 £102,500 -2.38% 2
Wales - 4 £82,500 -
South Wales - 4 £82,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire +46 3 £75,000 -3.53%
Hampshire +16 3 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 3 £75,000 +100.00% 3
Cardiff - 3 £82,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 -
Swindon - 3 £70,000 - 1
East of England +19 2 £77,500 +26.53%
East Sussex +13 2 £73,750 -7.81%
Brighton +8 2 £73,750 -7.81%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £105,000 +31.25% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £77,500 -
Coventry - 2 £82,500 - 2
Surrey +31 1 £60,000 -7.69%

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 170 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.62%) .NET
3 76 (27.54%) Java
4 65 (23.55%) Scrum
5 54 (19.57%) E-Commerce
6 50 (18.12%) Microsoft
7 47 (17.03%) Finance
8 43 (15.58%) C#
9 41 (14.86%) Software Engineering
10 37 (13.41%) JavaScript
11 36 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (13.04%) TDD
12 35 (12.68%) Coaching
13 33 (11.96%) Line Management
14 31 (11.23%) SDLC
15 30 (10.87%) Mentoring
16 29 (10.51%) QA
17 28 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (9.42%) Marketing
19 25 (9.06%) Software Delivery
19 25 (9.06%) DevOps
20 24 (8.70%) Product Management
21 23 (8.33%) Release Management
21 23 (8.33%) SQL
21 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
22 22 (7.97%) Retail
22 22 (7.97%) SaaS
22 22 (7.97%) Waterfall
23 21 (7.61%) Scala
23 21 (7.61%) Games

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.90%) CMS
2 6 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Confluence
5 2 (0.72%) Apache
5 2 (0.72%) Mule
5 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Magento
1 3 (1.09%) Maximo
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.97%) SaaS
2 15 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.81%) GitHub
5 4 (1.45%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) SMS
3 2 (0.72%) Extranet
3 2 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.36%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.62%) Big Data
2 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.81%) MySQL
5 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.45%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.71%) JIRA
1 13 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.54%) MSBuild
4 7 (2.54%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) git-flow
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 47 (17.03%) Finance
2 26 (9.42%) Marketing
3 22 (7.97%) Retail
4 21 (7.61%) Games
5 14 (5.07%) Banking
6 11 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.54%) Advertising
8 5 (1.81%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.45%) Law
10 3 (1.09%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.62%) .NET
2 19 (6.88%) HTML
3 18 (6.52%) CSS
4 17 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.99%) J2EE
7 9 (3.26%) HTML5
7 9 (3.26%) jQuery
8 7 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.17%) iOS SDK
9 6 (2.17%) LAMP
9 6 (2.17%) Node.js
9 6 (2.17%) Web Services
9 6 (2.17%) XML
10 5 (1.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.45%) CSS3
12 3 (1.09%) Java EE
12 3 (1.09%) React
13 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.99%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.99%) Online Games
3 9 (3.26%) Statistics
3 9 (3.26%) User Experience
4 7 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.54%) Fintech
4 7 (2.54%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.17%) PMI
6 5 (1.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.72%) Online Gambling
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.07%) Android
1 14 (5.07%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.45%) Linux
3 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.72%) Unix
3 2 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (61.59%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.55%) Scrum
3 54 (19.57%) E-Commerce
4 41 (14.86%) Software Engineering
5 36 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (13.04%) TDD
6 35 (12.68%) Coaching
7 33 (11.96%) Line Management
8 31 (11.23%) SDLC
9 30 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 28 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (9.06%) DevOps
11 25 (9.06%) Software Delivery
12 24 (8.70%) Product Management
13 23 (8.33%) Release Management
14 22 (7.97%) Waterfall
15 20 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (7.25%) Open Source
16 18 (6.52%) People Management
17 17 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.54%) Java
2 43 (15.58%) C#
3 37 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.33%) SQL
5 21 (7.61%) Scala
6 13 (4.71%) PHP
7 11 (3.99%) Python
8 10 (3.62%) Ruby
9 7 (2.54%) ES6
9 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.17%) C++
11 5 (1.81%) R
12 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.72%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) C
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.81%) CBAP
3 5 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) CIPD
4 1 (0.36%) ISEB
4 1 (0.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.51%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.17%) IBM
3 5 (1.81%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.45%) Apple
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle
4 4 (1.45%) SAP
5 3 (1.09%) Cadence
5 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.72%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.36%) Google
7 1 (0.36%) Progress
7 1 (0.36%) Splunk
7 1 (0.36%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent incentives
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Frog Education Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 7 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £100000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £80000 per annum + Great bens
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £87500.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leamington Spa
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago