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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
UK
Rank 718 786 761
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 131 152 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 109 132 170
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 February 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 February 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 +80 125 £80,000 +3.22% 23
London +56 58 £90,000 -2.70% 13
South East +47 20 £75,000 +7.14% 3
South West +32 14 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £77,500 +14.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +31 12 £80,000 +6.66% 2
Milton Keynes - 12 £80,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 10 £80,000 +18.51% 1
Leeds +22 10 £80,000 +18.51% 1
North West -2 10 £70,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester -16 9 £70,000 +3.70% 2
City of London +49 7 £95,000 - 1
Bristol +12 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
East of England +21 5 £78,750 +14.54% 1
West Midlands +26 4 £82,500 +106.25%
Gloucestershire -1 4 £105,000 +31.25%
Wales - 4 £82,500 -
South Wales - 4 £82,500 -
Coventry - 4 £82,500 -
Berkshire +45 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Hampshire +17 3 £60,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £82,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £70,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £78,750 -
Surrey +44 2 - -
Dorking - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £70,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £80,000 -

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 156 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.17%) Scrum
2 72 (27.17%) .NET
3 70 (26.42%) Java
4 48 (18.11%) E-Commerce
5 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 45 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 40 (15.09%) Finance
7 39 (14.72%) TDD
8 38 (14.34%) JavaScript
9 37 (13.96%) Line Management
10 36 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (13.21%) C#
12 33 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (12.08%) Coaching
14 30 (11.32%) SDLC
14 30 (11.32%) QA
15 27 (10.19%) Mentoring
15 27 (10.19%) DevOps
16 26 (9.81%) Waterfall
16 26 (9.81%) Scala
17 24 (9.06%) Marketing
18 23 (8.68%) SaaS
18 23 (8.68%) Software Delivery
19 21 (7.92%) Release Management
19 21 (7.92%) Python
20 20 (7.55%) BDD
21 19 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (7.17%) MS Excel
21 19 (7.17%) HTML

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 6 (2.26%) CMS
2 4 (1.51%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.13%) Confluence
3 3 (1.13%) Drupal
3 3 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.75%) Apache
4 2 (0.75%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (7.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.68%) SaaS
2 18 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.13%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.75%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Internet
2 4 (1.51%) Extranet
3 2 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.79%) Big Data
3 13 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.53%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.38%) DataStage
8 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.77%) JIRA
3 8 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.64%) MSBuild
4 7 (2.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) git-flow
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (15.09%) Finance
2 24 (9.06%) Marketing
3 18 (6.79%) Retail
4 16 (6.04%) Games
5 13 (4.91%) Banking
6 6 (2.26%) Advertising
7 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.17%) .NET
2 19 (7.17%) HTML
3 15 (5.66%) CSS
4 14 (5.28%) AngularJS
4 14 (5.28%) J2EE
5 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.40%) HTML5
7 8 (3.02%) jQuery
8 6 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (2.26%) XML
9 5 (1.89%) Web Services
10 4 (1.51%) iOS SDK
10 4 (1.51%) React
11 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.13%) CSS3
11 3 (1.13%) Java EE
11 3 (1.13%) LAMP
11 3 (1.13%) Node.js
11 3 (1.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.40%) Online Games
3 8 (3.02%) User Experience
4 7 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.64%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (2.26%) PMI
6 5 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.89%) Fintech
6 5 (1.89%) Online Gambling
6 5 (1.89%) Statistics
7 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.15%) Android
1 11 (4.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.51%) Linux
3 3 (1.13%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (58.87%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (27.17%) Scrum
3 48 (18.11%) E-Commerce
4 45 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 39 (14.72%) TDD
6 37 (13.96%) Line Management
7 36 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.08%) Coaching
10 30 (11.32%) SDLC
11 27 (10.19%) DevOps
11 27 (10.19%) Mentoring
12 26 (9.81%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.68%) Software Delivery
14 21 (7.92%) Release Management
15 20 (7.55%) BDD
16 19 (7.17%) Analytics
16 19 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (6.79%) Product Management
18 17 (6.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.42%) Java
2 38 (14.34%) JavaScript
3 35 (13.21%) C#
4 26 (9.81%) Scala
5 21 (7.92%) Python
6 19 (7.17%) SQL
7 14 (5.28%) PHP
8 8 (3.02%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.02%) Ruby
9 6 (2.26%) ES6
10 5 (1.89%) VB
11 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.13%) C++
12 3 (1.13%) R
12 3 (1.13%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) Perl
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.38%) Go
14 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.89%) CBAP
4 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB
5 2 (0.75%) MCSD
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CIPD
6 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) COBIT
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 45 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.89%) IBM
3 4 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.51%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.13%) Jitterbit
4 3 (1.13%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.75%) Apple
5 2 (0.75%) hybris
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle
5 2 (0.75%) Splunk
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe
6 1 (0.38%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.38%) Cadence
6 1 (0.38%) Google
6 1 (0.38%) Progress
6 1 (0.38%) SAP
6 1 (0.38%) Tableau
6 1 (0.38%) Temenos
6 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.38%) Zend
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Healthcare Gateway
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Touriocity
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus equity 1-2% (valued at 150k)
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health + Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £200,000 to £250,000 per annum including Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Great bens
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits bonus
Posted: 5 days ago