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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 758 719 731
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 147 161 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 133
Average salary £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,273 £54,900 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -48 141 £67,500 -15.62% 14
London -70 69 £85,000 +3.03% 4
City of London -9 27 £87,500 -5.40% 2
South East -21 23 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire -21 21 £47,217 -5.56% 4
North Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 - 4
North West +6 10 £55,000 -26.66% 1
West Yorkshire -23 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Harrogate - 9 £45,000 - 4
East of England -15 7 £57,500 -30.72%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 -
Manchester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -23 6 £58,750 -2.08%
South West -10 5 £57,000 +20.00%
Leeds -29 5 £56,250 +2.27%
Hampshire +6 4 £50,000 -24.52% 2
Berkshire +4 4 £71,750 +2.50% 1
Milton Keynes -13 4 £50,000 -13.41%
Wetherby - 4 £47,358 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
East Midlands -7 3 - -
Scotland -7 3 £59,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -8 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £57,000 -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £60,000 -
South Wales - 3 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £59,000 - 1

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 96 (32.43%) .NET
2 79 (26.69%) C#
3 71 (23.99%) Java
4 70 (23.65%) Project Management
4 70 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (17.23%) Finance
5 51 (17.23%) Scrum
5 51 (17.23%) SQL Server
6 44 (14.86%) PHP
7 42 (14.19%) SQL
7 42 (14.19%) Degree
8 40 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 38 (12.84%) HTML
10 37 (12.50%) CSS
11 34 (11.49%) ASP.NET
12 33 (11.15%) C++
12 33 (11.15%) E-Commerce
12 33 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.80%) MVC
14 26 (8.78%) MySQL
15 25 (8.45%) TDD
16 24 (8.11%) Retail
16 24 (8.11%) jQuery
17 23 (7.77%) Web Development
18 22 (7.43%) QA
18 22 (7.43%) Oracle
18 22 (7.43%) OO
19 21 (7.09%) Windows
19 21 (7.09%) HTML5
20 20 (6.76%) Continuous Integration

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (5.41%) Drupal
2 10 (3.38%) CMS
3 9 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.03%) Apache
4 6 (2.03%) SAS
5 5 (1.69%) WordPress
5 5 (1.69%) Confluence
5 5 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.35%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Lync
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.35%) MS Office
4 3 (1.01%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Line 500
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) SaaS
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.36%) Internet
2 5 (1.69%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) NFC
3 1 (0.34%) Extranet
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.78%) MySQL
3 13 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.05%) Big Data
4 12 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (1.69%) Base SAS
6 5 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.35%) OLTP
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.35%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.01%) OLAP
8 3 (1.01%) MS Access
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.36%) JIRA
3 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.69%) PhantomJS
4 4 (1.35%) MSTest
4 4 (1.35%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.01%) Ant
5 3 (1.01%) Subversion
5 3 (1.01%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.68%) Selenium
6 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 51 (17.23%) Finance
2 24 (8.11%) Retail
3 15 (5.07%) Banking
4 14 (4.73%) Marketing
4 14 (4.73%) Publishing
5 7 (2.36%) Games
5 7 (2.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Front Office
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Hebrew Language
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (32.43%) .NET
2 38 (12.84%) HTML
3 37 (12.50%) CSS
4 34 (11.49%) ASP.NET
5 24 (8.11%) jQuery
6 21 (7.09%) HTML5
7 16 (5.41%) Web Services
8 14 (4.73%) XML
9 13 (4.39%) LAMP
9 13 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (3.72%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.04%) WinForms
11 9 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (2.70%) CSS3
12 8 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (2.36%) JSP
13 7 (2.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.73%) Open Source
1 14 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.35%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.35%) Social Media
7 3 (1.01%) Statistics
8 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) BBC
9 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.09%) Windows
2 16 (5.41%) Android
3 14 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.70%) Linux
5 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.65%) Project Management
1 70 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.23%) Scrum
3 33 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (11.15%) E-Commerce
4 29 (9.80%) MVC
5 25 (8.45%) TDD
6 23 (7.77%) Web Development
7 22 (7.43%) OO
8 20 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.08%) SOA
9 18 (6.08%) CRM
10 16 (5.41%) ITIL
11 15 (5.07%) Analytics
12 14 (4.73%) Kanban
12 14 (4.73%) Android Development
12 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.73%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.73%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.69%) C#
2 71 (23.99%) Java
3 44 (14.86%) PHP
4 42 (14.19%) SQL
5 40 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 33 (11.15%) C++
7 12 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.72%) Python
9 8 (2.70%) VB
9 8 (2.70%) Ruby
10 5 (1.69%) C
11 4 (1.35%) PHP5
12 3 (1.01%) Clojure
12 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.68%) Perl
14 1 (0.34%) RPG
14 1 (0.34%) R
14 1 (0.34%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 42 (14.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.68%) MBA
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.43%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (7.43%) Oracle
2 19 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.39%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.69%) Sage
5 4 (1.35%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.35%) Teradata
6 3 (1.01%) SAP
6 3 (1.01%) Talend
7 2 (0.68%) IBM
7 2 (0.68%) Google
7 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.34%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.34%) Misys
8 1 (0.34%) Calypso
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Angel, London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Harrogate
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
University of Reading
Salary: From £37,756 to £46,400 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Parkdean
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 25 days ago