The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 697 743 741
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 169 132 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 104 133
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 January 2015 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 29 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
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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 +28 143 £75,000 +3.44% 18
London +2 75 £80,000 -5.88% 8
City of London +22 29 £72,500 -14.70% 1
South East -37 18 £80,000 +25.49% 1
South Wales - 16 £56,250 - 3
Wales - 16 £56,250 - 3
East of England +5 15 £72,500 -14.70% 2
Berkshire -8 14 £80,000 +23.07%
Cardiff - 13 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands 0 9 £47,500 -40.62% 2
South West -12 9 £60,000 -
North West -3 8 £57,500 +2.22% 2
Yorkshire -11 7 £75,000 +36.98% 3
Scotland - 7 £57,500 - 3
Birmingham - 7 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 7 £57,500 - 3
Norfolk - 7 £70,000 -
Leeds +16 6 £75,000 -11.76% 3
Manchester -2 6 £57,500 -17.85% 2
West Yorkshire -8 6 £75,000 +42.85% 3
Bristol - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £82,500 -2.94% 2
Kent -4 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Hertfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Norwich - 3 £72,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £82,500 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £78,500 -
Cwmbran - 3 £80,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £80,000 -
Cheshire -2 2 £55,000 -

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 157 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (40.85%) .NET
3 81 (26.47%) Scrum
4 80 (26.14%) C#
5 77 (25.16%) Finance
6 73 (23.86%) Java
7 67 (21.90%) JavaScript
8 60 (19.61%) SQL
9 54 (17.65%) HTML
10 53 (17.32%) Project Management
11 51 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 46 (15.03%) MVC
13 45 (14.71%) Degree
14 44 (14.38%) Software Engineering
15 43 (14.05%) CSS
15 43 (14.05%) Mentoring
16 42 (13.73%) Web Development
17 40 (13.07%) TDD
18 38 (12.42%) SQL Server
19 35 (11.44%) Microsoft
20 34 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (11.11%) QA
20 34 (11.11%) jQuery
20 34 (11.11%) Line Management
21 33 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
21 33 (10.78%) Oracle
22 31 (10.13%) PHP
23 30 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
24 28 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
24 28 (9.15%) HTML5

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (3.59%) Drupal
1 11 (3.59%) Node.js
2 8 (2.61%) Apache
3 5 (1.63%) CMS
3 5 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.63%) WordPress
4 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.65%) nginx
6 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (6.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.29%) SaaS
3 5 (1.63%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) IMAP
1 4 (1.31%) SMTP
1 4 (1.31%) FTP
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) ATM
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.54%) OLTP
4 15 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.25%) MySQL
5 13 (4.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (4.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.63%) Big Data
10 5 (1.63%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.31%) Siebel EIM
12 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.65%) QlikView
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (0.98%) JIRA
5 2 (0.65%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) Xcode
5 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.33%) RSpec
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 77 (25.16%) Finance
2 19 (6.21%) Banking
3 17 (5.56%) Marketing
4 15 (4.90%) Retail
5 12 (3.92%) Advertising
6 11 (3.59%) Publishing
7 9 (2.94%) Legal
8 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.98%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (40.85%) .NET
2 54 (17.65%) HTML
3 51 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 43 (14.05%) CSS
5 34 (11.11%) jQuery
6 30 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (9.15%) HTML5
8 16 (5.23%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.23%) Web Services
9 11 (3.59%) J2EE
9 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.27%) CSS3
11 8 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (2.29%) REST
12 7 (2.29%) XML
13 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.63%) OAuth2
13 5 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.17%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.54%) Open Source
3 18 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.90%) User Experience
5 10 (3.27%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.29%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.29%) Equities
8 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.63%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.63%) BBC
8 5 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.31%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) Blog
11 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.65%) IPTV
11 2 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.50%) Android
2 22 (7.19%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.94%) Linux
4 6 (1.96%) Windows
5 4 (1.31%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.31%) UNIX
6 2 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (51.31%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.47%) Scrum
3 53 (17.32%) Project Management
4 46 (15.03%) MVC
5 44 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 43 (14.05%) Mentoring
7 42 (13.73%) Web Development
8 40 (13.07%) TDD
9 34 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (11.11%) Line Management
10 27 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 27 (8.82%) CRM
11 26 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (6.21%) BDD
13 18 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 18 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.56%) OO
15 16 (5.23%) ERP
16 15 (4.90%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (4.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.14%) C#
2 73 (23.86%) Java
3 67 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 60 (19.61%) SQL
5 31 (10.13%) PHP
6 22 (7.19%) C++
7 17 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.25%) Python
8 13 (4.25%) C
9 8 (2.61%) Scala
10 7 (2.29%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.63%) Perl
12 3 (0.98%) Ruby
13 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) RubyMotion
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Clojure
14 1 (0.33%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 45 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (1.63%) MCP
3 3 (0.98%) MCSD
3 3 (0.98%) MCSE
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.98%) MCTS
3 3 (0.98%) MCITP
3 3 (0.98%) MCPD
4 1 (0.33%) MBA
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.65%) WAI
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Puppet
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.65%) Salt
3 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 35 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.78%) Oracle
3 14 (4.58%) Siebel
4 9 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.29%) Google
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.31%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.31%) Eloqua
7 4 (1.31%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.31%) Marketo
7 4 (1.31%) HubSpot
8 3 (0.98%) IBM
8 3 (0.98%) Zend
9 2 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos
9 2 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) Informatica
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus 20% Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum £85k - £90k base plus Bonus £100k t
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £78000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + upto 30% bonus, Car, Pension etc.
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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