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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 745 823 823
Rank change year-on-year
+78 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 182 161 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 150 138 130
Median salary £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,841 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £112,500 £90,250
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,625
% change year-on-year
- +25.84%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +47 167 £70,000 -12.50% 19
London +7 64 £80,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire +41 25 £55,000 -31.25% 1
South East +29 25 £70,000 +7.69% 5
West Yorkshire +42 20 £55,000 -24.13%
East of England +38 20 £70,000 - 2
Leeds +39 14 £55,000 -24.13%
West Midlands +8 14 £63,750 +10.86% 2
East Sussex - 13 £70,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +29 11 £70,000 -
Birmingham -3 11 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Brighton - 11 £70,000 - 1
Watford - 9 £70,000 -
North West +17 7 £71,250 +1.78% 2
Scotland 0 7 - - 2
Glasgow -9 7 - - 2
Surrey +28 6 £120,000 +84.61% 1
Bedfordshire +27 6 £100,000 +25.00%
Manchester +13 6 £70,000 -15.15% 2
East Midlands +4 6 £62,500 +13.96% 1
City of London +41 5 £75,000 -31.81% 1
Sheffield +27 5 £50,000 -37.50%
South Yorkshire +17 5 £50,000 -37.50% 1
South West +17 5 £78,500 +49.52% 2
Nottingham +17 4 £62,500 -35.89% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £62,500 -35.89% 1
Luton - 4 £100,000 -
Wetherby - 4 £52,500 -
Redhill - 4 £120,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £70,000 - 1

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 214 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (26.79%) .NET
3 97 (24.74%) Java
4 91 (23.21%) SDLC
5 82 (20.92%) C#
6 80 (20.41%) Finance
7 78 (19.90%) E-Commerce
8 74 (18.88%) Microsoft
8 74 (18.88%) Scrum
9 57 (14.54%) Software Engineering
10 55 (14.03%) TDD
11 54 (13.78%) JavaScript
11 54 (13.78%) QA
12 52 (13.27%) DevOps
13 46 (11.73%) PHP
14 45 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (11.22%) Project Management
16 42 (10.71%) Web Services
16 42 (10.71%) Degree
17 41 (10.46%) Mentoring
18 40 (10.20%) Open Source
18 40 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 39 (9.95%) HTML
19 39 (9.95%) People Management
20 38 (9.69%) Git (software)
21 37 (9.44%) SOA
21 37 (9.44%) Mobile App
22 36 (9.18%) Waterfall
23 35 (8.93%) Apple iOS
24 34 (8.67%) SaaS

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 33 (8.42%) CMS
2 27 (6.89%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.06%) Umbraco
4 11 (2.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.79%) Apache
6 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.28%) IIS
8 4 (1.02%) Moodle
8 4 (1.02%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.51%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Kentico
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.67%) SaaS
3 30 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.85%) Office 365
5 8 (2.04%) BPaaS
5 8 (2.04%) PaaS
6 5 (1.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.51%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) Broadband
3 2 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.14%) Big Data
2 25 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.85%) MySQL
4 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.77%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.59%) Appium
2 18 (4.59%) Calabash
3 16 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.81%) JIRA
4 11 (2.81%) Subversion
5 9 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.02%) Redmine
6 4 (1.02%) Selenium
6 4 (1.02%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.51%) JUnit
8 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 80 (20.41%) Finance
2 30 (7.65%) Marketing
3 27 (6.89%) Retail
4 21 (5.36%) Advertising
4 21 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.32%) Law
6 12 (3.06%) Banking
7 6 (1.53%) Games
8 4 (1.02%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) Electronics
9 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (26.79%) .NET
2 42 (10.71%) Web Services
3 39 (9.95%) HTML
4 33 (8.42%) CSS
5 26 (6.63%) ASP.NET
6 24 (6.12%) JSON
7 23 (5.87%) SOAP
7 23 (5.87%) XML
8 16 (4.08%) CSS3
9 13 (3.32%) HTML5
10 11 (2.81%) LAMP
11 10 (2.55%) Ajax
11 10 (2.55%) jQuery
12 9 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (2.30%) Spring
13 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.79%) DHTML
15 6 (1.53%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.53%) React
16 5 (1.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.44%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.34%) Fintech
5 12 (3.06%) User Experience
6 11 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.02%) New Media
8 4 (1.02%) PMI
9 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.51%) Derivative
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.51%) iPad
10 2 (0.51%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.51%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.26%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 33 (8.42%) Android
3 12 (3.06%) Linux
4 8 (2.04%) Windows
5 2 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (23.21%) SDLC
3 78 (19.90%) E-Commerce
4 74 (18.88%) Scrum
5 57 (14.54%) Software Engineering
6 55 (14.03%) TDD
7 52 (13.27%) DevOps
8 44 (11.22%) Project Management
9 41 (10.46%) Mentoring
10 40 (10.20%) Open Source
10 40 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (9.95%) People Management
12 37 (9.44%) SOA
13 36 (9.18%) Waterfall
14 33 (8.42%) Automated Testing
15 29 (7.40%) Performance Management
15 29 (7.40%) Unit Testing
16 27 (6.89%) CRM
16 27 (6.89%) Web Development
17 26 (6.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (24.74%) Java
2 82 (20.92%) C#
3 54 (13.78%) JavaScript
4 46 (11.73%) PHP
5 25 (6.38%) SQL
6 18 (4.59%) Objective-C
6 18 (4.59%) Ruby
7 16 (4.08%) Python
8 11 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.79%) Scala
10 5 (1.28%) C
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) Go
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.78%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Firmware
1 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.61%) Google
3 18 (4.59%) Apple
3 18 (4.59%) Perforce
4 11 (2.81%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.28%) SAP
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle
7 3 (0.77%) Zend
8 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.51%) New Relic
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.51%) VMware
9 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.26%) Epicor
9 1 (0.26%) Eze Software Group
9 1 (0.26%) OpenText
9 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.26%) Siebel
9 1 (0.26%) WorldPay
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £110,000 to £135,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £135,000 per annum + Impressive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
TalentRocket
Posted: 22 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £49,511 to £55,700 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Rotherham MBC
Salary: From £53,155 to £56,883 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago