The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 764 755 760
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 153 128 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 115 128
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £126,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 146 £67,500 -3.57% 10
London -39 68 £85,000 +13.33% 3
North West +16 27 £57,500 +27.14%
City of London -3 21 £82,500 -2.94% 1
Cheshire - 17 £55,000 -
South East -19 14 £76,250 +8.92% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £57,500 -4.16%
East of England -12 11 £57,500 -14.81%
Cambridge - 9 £57,500 -
East Midlands -18 8 £52,454 -12.57% 1
Nottingham +5 6 £52,454 -12.57% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 6 £52,454 -12.57% 1
Merseyside -8 6 £57,500 -
Liverpool -10 6 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -39 6 £35,000 -47.16% 1
Berkshire 0 5 £62,500 -26.47%
South West -8 5 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Wales - 5 £115,000 -
South Wales - 5 £115,000 -
Warrington - 5 £67,500 -
Cardiff - 5 £115,000 -
Macclesfield - 5 £55,000 -
West Midlands +4 4 £56,250 -13.46% 1
Manchester 0 4 £58,750 +30.55%
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £72,500 +11.11%
North East -7 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Darlington -9 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Durham -10 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Wilmslow - 3 £55,000 -
Chester - 3 £50,000 -

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (23.55%) .NET
2 68 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (21.50%) Finance
4 61 (20.82%) Java
5 58 (19.80%) C#
6 56 (19.11%) Project Management
7 48 (16.38%) Scrum
8 45 (15.36%) PHP
9 44 (15.02%) SQL
9 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (14.33%) JavaScript
11 39 (13.31%) Degree
12 36 (12.29%) HTML
13 35 (11.95%) E-Commerce
14 32 (10.92%) CRM
15 31 (10.58%) CSS
16 30 (10.24%) Web Development
17 28 (9.56%) Marketing
17 28 (9.56%) Microsoft
18 27 (9.22%) SQL Server
19 26 (8.87%) ASP.NET
20 24 (8.19%) MS Excel
20 24 (8.19%) Retail
21 23 (7.85%) C++
22 21 (7.17%) Programme Management
22 21 (7.17%) jQuery
23 20 (6.83%) TDD
23 20 (6.83%) Risk Management
23 20 (6.83%) SaaS
24 18 (6.14%) HTML5

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (5.80%) Drupal
2 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.73%) CMS
4 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.05%) ColdFusion
6 5 (1.71%) Node.js
6 5 (1.71%) SAS
6 5 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (1.71%) WordPress
7 4 (1.37%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.02%) Lync
8 3 (1.02%) Confluence
8 3 (1.02%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.02%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Agresso
4 1 (0.34%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) DNS
2 5 (1.71%) MVNO
3 4 (1.37%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) SSH
5 2 (0.68%) Extranet
5 2 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.12%) MySQL
3 10 (3.41%) Big Data
4 7 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.71%) MS Access
6 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.71%) Spotfire
6 5 (1.71%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.02%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.68%) QlikView
9 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.34%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (3.07%) JIRA
2 8 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.71%) PhoneGap
5 3 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (1.02%) PhantomJS
5 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.02%) Ant
5 3 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) Gradle
7 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.34%) Xcode
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
General
1 63 (21.50%) Finance
2 28 (9.56%) Marketing
3 24 (8.19%) Retail
4 11 (3.75%) Banking
5 9 (3.07%) Advertising
5 9 (3.07%) Publishing
6 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.71%) Legal
7 5 (1.71%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Billing
8 4 (1.37%) Back Office
9 3 (1.02%) Front Office
9 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.68%) Hebrew Language
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (23.55%) .NET
2 36 (12.29%) HTML
3 31 (10.58%) CSS
4 26 (8.87%) ASP.NET
5 21 (7.17%) jQuery
6 18 (6.14%) HTML5
7 16 (5.46%) XML
8 13 (4.44%) CSS3
8 13 (4.44%) LAMP
9 10 (3.41%) J2EE
10 8 (2.73%) XHTML
11 7 (2.39%) Backbone.js
11 7 (2.39%) Web Services
11 7 (2.39%) Ajax
11 7 (2.39%) Velocity
11 7 (2.39%) WCF
12 5 (1.71%) REST
12 5 (1.71%) JSP
12 5 (1.71%) Servlets
12 5 (1.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.73%) Social Media
6 7 (2.39%) Open Source
7 5 (1.71%) Blog
7 5 (1.71%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.37%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.37%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.02%) Wiki
10 2 (0.68%) Online Games
10 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.80%) Windows
2 15 (5.12%) Apple iOS
2 15 (5.12%) Android
3 8 (2.73%) Linux
4 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.37%) UNIX
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.11%) Project Management
3 48 (16.38%) Scrum
4 44 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (11.95%) E-Commerce
6 32 (10.92%) CRM
7 30 (10.24%) Web Development
8 21 (7.17%) Programme Management
9 20 (6.83%) TDD
9 20 (6.83%) Risk Management
10 17 (5.80%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.80%) OO
10 17 (5.80%) Business Development
11 16 (5.46%) Analytics
12 15 (5.12%) MVC
13 14 (4.78%) ERP
13 14 (4.78%) Product Management
14 13 (4.44%) Web Application Development
14 13 (4.44%) SOA
14 13 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.82%) Java
2 58 (19.80%) C#
3 45 (15.36%) PHP
4 44 (15.02%) SQL
5 42 (14.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.85%) C++
7 8 (2.73%) Python
7 8 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.39%) Ruby
9 6 (2.05%) C
10 5 (1.71%) VBA
11 4 (1.37%) PHP5
11 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.02%) Delphi
12 3 (1.02%) PHP4
13 1 (0.34%) RPG
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (13.31%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.68%) CIPD
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.68%) MBA
4 1 (0.34%) PMP
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.39%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 28 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.12%) Oracle
3 6 (2.05%) Calypso
4 5 (1.71%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.71%) Sage
4 5 (1.71%) Teradata
5 4 (1.37%) Zend
5 4 (1.37%) Google
5 4 (1.37%) Cisco
5 4 (1.37%) JBoss
5 4 (1.37%) SAP
6 3 (1.02%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.02%) F5
6 3 (1.02%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.02%) ATG
6 3 (1.02%) Juniper
6 3 (1.02%) NetApp
6 3 (1.02%) Dell
6 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.02%) ION Trading
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