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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 759 785 732
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 156 147 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 133 121 143
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £47,273 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +34 140 £80,000 +18.51% 22
London +62 98 £90,000 +5.88% 12
City of London +33 23 £110,000 +25.71% 1
East of England +12 13 £70,000 +21.73% 3
Scotland +17 9 £47,000 -20.33%
South East -10 8 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East Midlands +4 7 £54,841 - 1
Edinburgh +5 6 £41,500 -29.66%
Leicestershire - 6 £54,841 -
North West -6 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Leicester - 5 £54,841 -
York +5 4 £80,000 +42.22% 3
North Yorkshire -11 4 £80,000 +77.77% 3
Yorkshire -15 4 £80,000 +69.43% 3
Norfolk - 4 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £70,000 - 1
Norwich - 4 £60,000 -
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Surrey +16 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Manchester +9 3 £82,500 +50.00%
Guildford +6 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Bedfordshire +5 3 £80,000 -3.03%
South West -14 3 £52,500 -7.89% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £75,000 +30.43%
Cambridge +12 2 £75,000 +30.43%
West Midlands +4 2 £57,500 -14.81%
Cheshire +1 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £52,500 -
Bedford - 2 £80,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £53,750 -

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 172 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (30.31%) Scrum
3 88 (27.50%) Java
4 85 (26.56%) .NET
5 63 (19.69%) JavaScript
6 51 (15.94%) C#
7 49 (15.31%) CSS
8 48 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 47 (14.69%) Finance
9 47 (14.69%) Project Management
9 47 (14.69%) Software Engineering
10 46 (14.38%) QA
10 46 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (14.06%) E-Commerce
12 44 (13.75%) Web Development
12 44 (13.75%) Apple iOS
13 43 (13.44%) HTML
14 41 (12.81%) Android
15 40 (12.50%) TDD
16 36 (11.25%) Linux
16 36 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (11.25%) Kanban
16 36 (11.25%) SDLC
17 35 (10.94%) Marketing
17 35 (10.94%) SQL
18 34 (10.63%) CRM
18 34 (10.63%) MVC
19 29 (9.06%) Mentoring
19 29 (9.06%) People Management
20 27 (8.44%) Amazon AWS

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (5.00%) Node.js
2 12 (3.75%) CMS
3 11 (3.44%) Apache
4 8 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.50%) IIS
5 5 (1.56%) Kentico
5 5 (1.56%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.25%) Mule
6 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.94%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) LatentZero
1 4 (1.25%) thinkFolio
1 4 (1.25%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.56%) SaaS
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.56%) PaaS
4 5 (1.56%) GitHub
4 5 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (0.63%) GPRS
2 2 (0.63%) UMTS
3 1 (0.31%) WAN
3 1 (0.31%) DHCP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.75%) OLTP
3 12 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (3.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (3.44%) Big Data
5 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.81%) MySQL
6 9 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.56%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.19%) Selenium
3 7 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.88%) SpecFlow
4 6 (1.88%) Subversion
4 6 (1.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.63%) Grunt
6 2 (0.63%) GitLab
7 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) PROIV
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 47 (14.69%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Marketing
3 17 (5.31%) Games
4 16 (5.00%) Retail
5 14 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.06%) Legal
7 9 (2.81%) Banking
8 7 (2.19%) Automotive
8 7 (2.19%) French Language
9 5 (1.56%) Electronics
9 5 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.25%) Front Office
10 4 (1.25%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (26.56%) .NET
2 49 (15.31%) CSS
3 43 (13.44%) HTML
4 25 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 24 (7.50%) Web Services
6 23 (7.19%) HTML5
7 22 (6.88%) jQuery
8 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (5.94%) XML
9 16 (5.00%) CSS3
10 14 (4.38%) SOAP
10 14 (4.38%) Spring
11 13 (4.06%) Apache Flex
12 12 (3.75%) XSLT
12 12 (3.75%) WSDL
13 11 (3.44%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.13%) Hibernate
14 10 (3.13%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.81%) Sass
15 9 (2.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.25%) User Experience
3 19 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.06%) Online Games
5 13 (4.06%) IPTV
5 13 (4.06%) Over-the-Top Content
6 9 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.56%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.56%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.56%) Semantic Web
9 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.25%) Social Media
10 4 (1.25%) Equities
10 4 (1.25%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.75%) Apple iOS
2 41 (12.81%) Android
3 36 (11.25%) Linux
4 24 (7.50%) Windows
5 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.19%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.94%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (30.31%) Scrum
3 47 (14.69%) Project Management
3 47 (14.69%) Software Engineering
4 46 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (14.06%) E-Commerce
6 44 (13.75%) Web Development
7 40 (12.50%) TDD
8 36 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (11.25%) Kanban
8 36 (11.25%) SDLC
9 34 (10.63%) MVC
9 34 (10.63%) CRM
10 29 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 29 (9.06%) People Management
11 25 (7.81%) Line Management
12 24 (7.50%) Coaching
13 21 (6.56%) iOS Development
13 21 (6.56%) ERP
14 20 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.50%) Java
2 63 (19.69%) JavaScript
3 51 (15.94%) C#
4 35 (10.94%) SQL
5 25 (7.81%) PHP
6 17 (5.31%) C++
7 11 (3.44%) Python
8 8 (2.50%) C
9 7 (2.19%) Ruby
10 6 (1.88%) PHP5
11 4 (1.25%) Scala
12 3 (0.94%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) Go
13 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.31%) COBOL
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (8.13%) Degree
2 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) ISEB
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.38%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.50%) NFS
2 4 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.81%) Puppet
2 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.56%) Oracle
3 12 (3.75%) Siebel
4 8 (2.50%) Zend
5 5 (1.56%) Adobe
6 4 (1.25%) IBM
6 4 (1.25%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.94%) Casewise
8 2 (0.63%) SAP
8 2 (0.63%) hybris
8 2 (0.63%) VMware
8 2 (0.63%) Percona
8 2 (0.63%) New Relic
9 1 (0.31%) Pardot
9 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.31%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.31%) Marketo
9 1 (0.31%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.31%) Google
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
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