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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 719 813 832
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 192 157 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 145 135
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £121,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +53 165 £75,000 -6.25% 14
London +31 70 £90,000 +6.82% 4
Yorkshire +24 26 £55,000 -26.66% 2
South East +42 23 £70,000 +3.70% 1
West Yorkshire +19 22 £55,000 -26.66% 1
North West +26 16 £55,000 -26.66% 3
East Sussex - 16 £70,000 -
Brighton - 16 £70,000 -
Leeds +25 14 £85,000 +17.24% 1
East of England +28 13 £72,500 -3.33% 1
Manchester +5 12 £63,750 -21.53% 3
City of London +51 9 £105,000 +16.66%
West Midlands -15 9 £78,000 +41.81% 2
Hertfordshire +29 8 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Glasgow - 6 - - 3
Scotland - 6 - - 3
Wetherby - 6 £52,500 -
South West +7 5 £51,500 -1.90% 1
Shropshire - 5 £67,500 -
Hove - 5 £90,000 -
Telford - 5 £67,500 -
Cheshire +36 4 £52,500 -30.00%
Norfolk +20 4 £60,000 -
Norwich +18 4 £60,000 -
Chester - 4 £52,500 -
Sheffield +17 3 £50,000 -48.71% 1
South Yorkshire +16 3 £50,000 -48.71% 1
Hampshire +11 3 - -
Birmingham -17 3 £90,000 +125.00% 1
Farnborough - 3 - -

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 177 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.37%) .NET
3 84 (23.53%) Java
3 84 (23.53%) SDLC
4 69 (19.33%) E-Commerce
5 64 (17.93%) C#
6 63 (17.65%) TDD
7 61 (17.09%) Software Engineering
8 60 (16.81%) Scrum
8 60 (16.81%) PHP
9 58 (16.25%) JavaScript
9 58 (16.25%) Finance
10 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
11 48 (13.45%) QA
11 48 (13.45%) DevOps
12 45 (12.61%) Degree
13 44 (12.32%) Web Development
13 44 (12.32%) SaaS
13 44 (12.32%) Web Services
14 42 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (10.92%) Git (software)
15 39 (10.92%) HTML
15 39 (10.92%) SOA
15 39 (10.92%) People Management
16 37 (10.36%) Line Management
16 37 (10.36%) Open Source
16 37 (10.36%) Marketing
17 36 (10.08%) CSS
18 35 (9.80%) Mobile App
19 33 (9.24%) Apple iOS

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 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.88%) CMS
3 11 (3.08%) Apache
3 11 (3.08%) Node.js
4 8 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.40%) IIS
6 5 (1.40%) Moodle
6 5 (1.40%) nginx
7 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.56%) Drupal
8 2 (0.56%) Kentico
8 2 (0.56%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Magento
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.32%) SaaS
2 42 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (5.32%) Office 365
5 8 (2.24%) PaaS
6 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.40%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.56%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.00%) Big Data
2 23 (6.44%) MySQL
3 17 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.28%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.04%) Appium
2 18 (5.04%) Calabash
3 9 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.96%) JIRA
5 6 (1.68%) Subversion
6 4 (1.12%) Redmine
6 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (0.84%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.28%) Grunt
9 1 (0.28%) gulp
9 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (16.25%) Finance
2 37 (10.36%) Marketing
3 28 (7.84%) Retail
4 24 (6.72%) Advertising
5 14 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.68%) Banking
6 6 (1.68%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Electronics
7 4 (1.12%) Games
7 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (24.37%) .NET
2 44 (12.32%) Web Services
3 39 (10.92%) HTML
4 36 (10.08%) CSS
5 32 (8.96%) SOAP
6 30 (8.40%) JSON
7 27 (7.56%) XML
8 20 (5.60%) ASP.NET
9 19 (5.32%) LAMP
10 17 (4.76%) HTML5
11 13 (3.64%) jQuery
12 12 (3.36%) CSS3
13 8 (2.24%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.24%) RESTful
13 8 (2.24%) Spring
14 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.96%) REST
14 7 (1.96%) Symfony
15 6 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (1.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 29 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.08%) User Experience
5 7 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.96%) Fintech
6 3 (0.84%) PMI
6 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.56%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Online Games
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
8 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.24%) Apple iOS
2 28 (7.84%) Android
3 19 (5.32%) Linux
4 6 (1.68%) Windows
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.53%) SDLC
3 69 (19.33%) E-Commerce
4 63 (17.65%) TDD
5 61 (17.09%) Software Engineering
6 60 (16.81%) Scrum
7 48 (13.45%) DevOps
8 44 (12.32%) Web Development
9 39 (10.92%) People Management
9 39 (10.92%) SOA
10 37 (10.36%) Line Management
10 37 (10.36%) Open Source
11 33 (9.24%) MVC
12 31 (8.68%) BDD
13 30 (8.40%) Automated Testing
13 30 (8.40%) Waterfall
14 28 (7.84%) Mentoring
14 28 (7.84%) Project Management
15 27 (7.56%) Analytics
15 27 (7.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.53%) Java
2 64 (17.93%) C#
3 60 (16.81%) PHP
4 58 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.32%) SQL
6 18 (5.04%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.20%) Ruby
8 10 (2.80%) Python
9 6 (1.68%) Scala
10 4 (1.12%) C
11 3 (0.84%) C++
11 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.56%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) Perl
13 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (12.61%) Degree
2 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.45%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.56%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.72%) Google
3 18 (5.04%) Apple
3 18 (5.04%) Perforce
4 9 (2.52%) Zend
5 7 (1.96%) SAP
5 7 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.68%) New Relic
7 5 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.84%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.56%) Epicor
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.28%) Eze Software Group
10 1 (0.28%) OpenText
10 1 (0.28%) Siebel
10 1 (0.28%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.28%) Yahoo!
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £135,000 to £160,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus 15% + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Louis Hampshire
Salary: Circa £70k plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Louis Hampshire
Salary: Circa £70k plus Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago