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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 724 817 807
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 196 133 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 167 114 149
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,889 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,000 £112,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 29 August 2016 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 29 August 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +105 181 £75,000 -7.69% 18
London +30 68 £80,000 -8.57% 8
South East +58 36 £70,000 -3.44% 3
East of England +28 20 £97,500 +62.50% 2
East Sussex +16 16 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Brighton +14 14 £70,000 -6.66% 1
South West +12 13 £75,000 +14.06% 3
Yorkshire +21 12 £63,750 -20.31%
West Midlands +4 12 £62,500 -16.66%
Birmingham - 11 £62,500 -
East Midlands +8 10 £62,500 +11.26% 2
Surrey +37 9 £120,000 +81.81%
West Yorkshire +26 9 £80,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire +22 9 £70,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £100,000 - 1
Leeds +33 8 £67,500 -10.00%
North West +14 8 £72,500 +11.53%
Watford - 8 £70,000 -
Nottingham +16 7 £62,500 -13.79% 2
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £62,500 -13.79% 2
Redhill - 7 £120,000 -
Glasgow +9 6 - -
Scotland +1 6 - -
Manchester -1 6 £72,500 -12.12%
Luton - 6 £100,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £70,000 - 1
City of London +34 4 £80,000 -27.27%
Bristol +14 4 £75,000 -16.66%
South Wales +14 4 - - 1

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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.

1 220 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.58%) .NET
3 103 (26.55%) Java
4 88 (22.68%) SDLC
5 81 (20.88%) Finance
6 80 (20.62%) C#
7 77 (19.85%) E-Commerce
7 77 (19.85%) Microsoft
8 74 (19.07%) Scrum
9 56 (14.43%) TDD
10 53 (13.66%) Software Engineering
11 50 (12.89%) DevOps
12 47 (12.11%) Mentoring
12 47 (12.11%) JavaScript
13 44 (11.34%) Degree
13 44 (11.34%) QA
14 42 (10.82%) Project Management
15 40 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (10.31%) Mobile App
16 39 (10.05%) Android
17 38 (9.79%) Open Source
17 38 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (9.79%) PHP
18 37 (9.54%) Apple iOS
18 37 (9.54%) People Management
19 36 (9.28%) Git (software)
19 36 (9.28%) Marketing
20 35 (9.02%) Waterfall
20 35 (9.02%) MS Excel
21 34 (8.76%) CRM

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 27 (6.96%) CMS
2 21 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.84%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.55%) Apache
5 5 (1.29%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.03%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) Moodle
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.52%) Mule
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (9.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.76%) SaaS
3 26 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.12%) Office 365
5 6 (1.55%) GitHub
6 5 (1.29%) BPaaS
6 5 (1.29%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.55%) Internet
2 4 (1.03%) Broadband
3 3 (0.77%) SMS
4 2 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.93%) Big Data
3 15 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.61%) MySQL
5 12 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.03%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.64%) Appium
2 18 (4.64%) Calabash
3 15 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.09%) JIRA
4 12 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.84%) Subversion
6 5 (1.29%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.03%) Redmine
7 4 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (0.77%) Selenium
8 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) JUnit
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (20.88%) Finance
2 36 (9.28%) Marketing
3 32 (8.25%) Retail
4 20 (5.15%) Advertising
4 20 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.61%) Games
5 14 (3.61%) Law
6 12 (3.09%) Banking
7 4 (1.03%) Electronics
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.03%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (27.58%) .NET
2 34 (8.76%) Web Services
3 33 (8.51%) HTML
4 28 (7.22%) ASP.NET
5 26 (6.70%) CSS
6 22 (5.67%) XML
7 21 (5.41%) JSON
8 19 (4.90%) SOAP
9 12 (3.09%) CSS3
9 12 (3.09%) LAMP
9 12 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (2.32%) HTML5
11 8 (2.06%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.06%) Spring
12 7 (1.80%) Ajax
12 7 (1.80%) DHTML
13 6 (1.55%) React
14 5 (1.29%) iOS SDK
15 4 (1.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.31%) Mobile App
2 32 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.38%) Fintech
5 15 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.61%) User Experience
7 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.55%) Online Games
7 6 (1.55%) Statistics
8 4 (1.03%) New Media
8 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.52%) Derivative
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.52%) PMI
10 2 (0.52%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.05%) Android
2 37 (9.54%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.32%) Linux
4 5 (1.29%) Windows
5 2 (0.52%) CentOS
5 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (22.68%) SDLC
3 77 (19.85%) E-Commerce
4 74 (19.07%) Scrum
5 56 (14.43%) TDD
6 53 (13.66%) Software Engineering
7 50 (12.89%) DevOps
8 47 (12.11%) Mentoring
9 42 (10.82%) Project Management
10 38 (9.79%) Open Source
10 38 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (9.54%) People Management
12 35 (9.02%) Waterfall
13 34 (8.76%) CRM
14 32 (8.25%) Automated Testing
15 31 (7.99%) SOA
15 31 (7.99%) Unit Testing
16 29 (7.47%) Analytics
17 28 (7.22%) Performance Management
18 27 (6.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.55%) Java
2 80 (20.62%) C#
3 47 (12.11%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.79%) PHP
5 29 (7.47%) SQL
6 22 (5.67%) Ruby
7 20 (5.15%) Objective-C
8 15 (3.87%) Python
9 11 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.80%) C++
10 7 (1.80%) Scala
11 4 (1.03%) R
12 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.52%) C
12 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) ES6
13 1 (0.26%) Go
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (11.34%) Degree
2 8 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) CBAP
5 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.34%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.67%) Google
3 21 (5.41%) Apple
4 18 (4.64%) Perforce
5 11 (2.84%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.55%) SAP
8 4 (1.03%) IBM
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle
9 3 (0.77%) Cadence
10 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.26%) Eze Software Group
11 1 (0.26%) VMware
11 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.26%) Zend
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £135,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Walters
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Higher Education Statistics Agency
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
St Albans
Guru Careers
Salary: 55000-65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance,
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Experian
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Uncapped OTE + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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