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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 746 736 720
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 161 138 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 120 143
Average salary £75,000 £81,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £71,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-19.58% +10.00%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 155 £75,000 -9.09% 12
London -6 77 £85,000 +3.03% 7
City of London +24 29 £87,500 -5.40% 4
Yorkshire -32 26 £47,500 -32.14%
South East -15 22 £85,000 +30.76% 1
North Yorkshire - 14 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 12 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -23 10 £51,875 -25.89%
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £85,000 -
South West -23 7 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -19 6 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Leeds -32 6 £59,375 -20.83%
Manchester - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire -3 5 £77,500 +84.52% 1
Berkshire -7 5 £78,500 +4.66%
East of England -33 5 £57,500 -30.72% 1
West Midlands 0 4 £67,500 +3.84%
North East - 4 £47,500 - 2
Durham - 4 £47,500 - 2
East Sussex - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 £57,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £96,250 -
Wetherby - 4 £47,358 -
Barnsley - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Wales +6 3 £60,000 +20.00%
South Wales +2 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Reading -6 3 £78,500 -1.87%
Cambridge -9 3 £57,500 +43.75%

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 109 (34.49%) .NET
2 85 (26.90%) C#
3 83 (26.27%) Java
4 78 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (23.42%) Project Management
6 63 (19.94%) Scrum
7 54 (17.09%) Finance
8 52 (16.46%) JavaScript
8 52 (16.46%) SQL Server
9 51 (16.14%) SQL
10 50 (15.82%) Degree
11 49 (15.51%) HTML
12 48 (15.19%) PHP
13 46 (14.56%) CSS
14 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
15 41 (12.97%) ASP.NET
16 37 (11.71%) C++
17 36 (11.39%) MVC
18 33 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (10.44%) jQuery
19 32 (10.13%) E-Commerce
20 31 (9.81%) QA
20 31 (9.81%) TDD
20 31 (9.81%) HTML5
21 29 (9.18%) MySQL
22 26 (8.23%) Oracle
22 26 (8.23%) Web Development
23 23 (7.28%) Microsoft
23 23 (7.28%) Windows
23 23 (7.28%) OO

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (4.75%) Drupal
2 8 (2.53%) CMS
3 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.90%) Apache
4 6 (1.90%) SAS
5 5 (1.58%) WordPress
5 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.58%) Confluence
6 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.27%) Node.js
7 3 (0.95%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) Lync
9 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Agresso
1 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Line 500
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.48%) SaaS
2 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) Internet
2 5 (1.58%) SSH
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) Extranet
4 1 (0.32%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.18%) MySQL
3 17 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.11%) Big Data
6 9 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.22%) OLTP
8 6 (1.90%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (1.58%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.95%) OLAP
11 3 (0.95%) MS Access
11 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.22%) JIRA
3 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.58%) PhantomJS
4 4 (1.27%) MSTest
5 3 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.63%) Ant
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.63%) Selenium
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 2 (0.63%) Maven
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 54 (17.09%) Finance
2 20 (6.33%) Retail
2 20 (6.33%) Marketing
3 18 (5.70%) Publishing
4 16 (5.06%) Banking
5 10 (3.16%) Advertising
6 6 (1.90%) Games
7 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Front Office
9 3 (0.95%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (34.49%) .NET
2 49 (15.51%) HTML
3 46 (14.56%) CSS
4 41 (12.97%) ASP.NET
5 33 (10.44%) jQuery
6 31 (9.81%) HTML5
7 16 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (4.75%) Web Services
9 14 (4.43%) .NET Framework
10 13 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (4.11%) CSS3
11 12 (3.80%) XML
12 11 (3.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (3.16%) LAMP
14 9 (2.85%) WinForms
15 8 (2.53%) WCF
15 8 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.01%) Open Source
2 15 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.80%) Digital Media
5 10 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.58%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.27%) Blog
8 4 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.27%) BBC
9 3 (0.95%) Statistics
10 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.63%) iPhone
10 2 (0.63%) Social Media
11 1 (0.32%) iPad
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.32%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.28%) Windows
2 22 (6.96%) Android
2 22 (6.96%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.85%) Linux
4 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.27%) AIX
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.27%) UNIX
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.42%) Project Management
3 63 (19.94%) Scrum
4 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
5 36 (11.39%) MVC
6 33 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (10.13%) E-Commerce
8 31 (9.81%) TDD
9 26 (8.23%) Web Development
10 23 (7.28%) OO
11 20 (6.33%) Kanban
12 19 (6.01%) Analytics
12 19 (6.01%) SOA
13 18 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.70%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.70%) iOS Development
13 18 (5.70%) Line Management
14 16 (5.06%) Android Development
14 16 (5.06%) Coaching
14 16 (5.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 85 (26.90%) C#
2 83 (26.27%) Java
3 52 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 51 (16.14%) SQL
5 48 (15.19%) PHP
6 37 (11.71%) C++
7 13 (4.11%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.11%) Python
8 9 (2.85%) Ruby
9 8 (2.53%) VB
9 8 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.22%) C
10 7 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.27%) PHP5
11 4 (1.27%) Clojure
12 2 (0.63%) Scala
12 2 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.32%) COBOL
13 1 (0.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 50 (15.82%) Degree
2 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.95%) MCTS
3 3 (0.95%) MCITP
3 3 (0.95%) MCPD
3 3 (0.95%) MCP
3 3 (0.95%) MCSD
3 3 (0.95%) MCSE
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.81%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (8.23%) Oracle
2 23 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.38%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.58%) IBM
4 5 (1.58%) Sage
5 4 (1.27%) Google
6 3 (0.95%) Appcelerator
6 3 (0.95%) Talend
6 3 (0.95%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.32%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.32%) Siebel
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) Misys
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.32%) Informatica
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