The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 762 749 766
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 142 130 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 128 113 116
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £108,750
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £56,250 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -17.27%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 140 £75,000 - 14
London +8 78 £80,000 -5.88% 5
South East -7 20 £75,000 +42.85% 2
City of London +24 18 £77,500 -8.82% 2
Yorkshire -38 11 £65,000 +13.04%
North West -1 9 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Manchester -10 8 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South West -18 8 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North Yorkshire -12 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Harrogate - 7 £65,000 -
Berkshire -2 6 £66,000 +25.71%
Reading -6 6 £66,000 +25.71%
Hampshire 0 5 £85,000 +102.38% 2
West Midlands -19 5 £67,500 -20.58% 1
North East - 5 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £73,750 -
Warwickshire 0 4 £67,500 +12.50%
Surrey - 4 £96,250 -
Somerset - 4 £57,500 -
Durham - 4 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 4 £85,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 3 £70,000 -
East of England -35 3 £63,750 -15.00% 1
Taunton - 3 £57,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £85,000 -
Barnsley - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
South Wales +12 2 £71,250 +42.50% 1
Wales +1 2 £71,250 +42.50% 1
Cambridge -9 2 £63,750 +54.54%

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 154 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (41.90%) .NET
3 87 (30.63%) C#
4 69 (24.30%) Project Management
5 63 (22.18%) Java
6 62 (21.83%) Scrum
7 59 (20.77%) JavaScript
7 59 (20.77%) SQL
8 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
9 54 (19.01%) HTML
10 50 (17.61%) Finance
10 50 (17.61%) Degree
11 48 (16.90%) ASP.NET
11 48 (16.90%) CSS
12 46 (16.20%) Mentoring
13 40 (14.08%) MVC
14 37 (13.03%) PHP
14 37 (13.03%) jQuery
15 36 (12.68%) TDD
16 35 (12.32%) QA
17 33 (11.62%) HTML5
18 32 (11.27%) Web Development
19 29 (10.21%) E-Commerce
20 26 (9.15%) Microsoft
20 26 (9.15%) Software Engineering
21 25 (8.80%) MySQL
22 24 (8.45%) C++
23 23 (8.10%) OO
23 23 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
24 22 (7.75%) Apple iOS

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (3.87%) Drupal
2 7 (2.46%) Apache
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.41%) CMS
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.41%) Node.js
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.70%) WordPress
4 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.35%) Lync
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.46%) Internet
2 3 (1.06%) HTTP
3 2 (0.70%) SSH
4 1 (0.35%) Extranet
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.80%) MySQL
3 22 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.93%) OLTP
7 10 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.46%) Big Data
9 7 (2.46%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.06%) OLAP
11 3 (1.06%) MS Access
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.70%) QlikView
12 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.76%) JIRA
4 4 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.41%) MSTest
5 3 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.06%) Subversion
6 2 (0.70%) Xcode
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.70%) CasperJS
6 2 (0.70%) PhantomJS
6 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 50 (17.61%) Finance
2 18 (6.34%) Publishing
2 18 (6.34%) Marketing
3 14 (4.93%) Banking
4 12 (4.23%) Retail
5 10 (3.52%) Advertising
6 8 (2.82%) Legal
7 6 (2.11%) Games
8 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.06%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (41.90%) .NET
2 54 (19.01%) HTML
3 48 (16.90%) ASP.NET
3 48 (16.90%) CSS
4 37 (13.03%) jQuery
5 33 (11.62%) HTML5
6 23 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (7.39%) .NET Framework
8 20 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (6.69%) Web Services
10 12 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (3.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (3.52%) CSS3
12 10 (3.52%) XML
13 9 (3.17%) WinForms
14 8 (2.82%) WCF
14 8 (2.82%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (2.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.39%) User Experience
2 18 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.34%) Open Source
3 16 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.23%) Digital Media
5 10 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.11%) BBC
7 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.06%) Blog
9 3 (1.06%) Statistics
10 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.70%) EPoS
10 2 (0.70%) GIS
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.75%) Apple iOS
1 22 (7.75%) Android
2 18 (6.34%) Windows
3 7 (2.46%) Linux
4 5 (1.76%) UNIX
5 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.41%) AIX
5 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.30%) Project Management
3 62 (21.83%) Scrum
4 46 (16.20%) Mentoring
5 40 (14.08%) MVC
6 36 (12.68%) TDD
7 32 (11.27%) Web Development
8 29 (10.21%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.15%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.10%) OO
11 22 (7.75%) Kanban
12 18 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.34%) Systems Analysis
12 18 (6.34%) BDD
13 17 (5.99%) iOS Development
13 17 (5.99%) Supplier Management
14 16 (5.63%) SOA
14 16 (5.63%) Line Management
15 15 (5.28%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.63%) C#
2 63 (22.18%) Java
3 59 (20.77%) JavaScript
3 59 (20.77%) SQL
4 37 (13.03%) PHP
5 24 (8.45%) C++
6 20 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.58%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.52%) C
9 8 (2.82%) Python
9 8 (2.82%) VB
10 7 (2.46%) Ruby
10 7 (2.46%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.41%) PHP5
11 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.41%) Clojure
12 3 (1.06%) Scala
13 2 (0.70%) Perl
14 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (17.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.06%) MCP
2 3 (1.06%) MCSD
2 3 (1.06%) MCSE
2 3 (1.06%) MCITP
2 3 (1.06%) MCPD
2 3 (1.06%) MCTS
3 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MBA
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.32%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Basel III
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.04%) Oracle
3 14 (4.93%) Rackspace
4 5 (1.76%) IBM
5 4 (1.41%) Google
5 4 (1.41%) Siebel
5 4 (1.41%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.06%) Talend
6 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.70%) Cognos
7 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Informatica
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Citrix
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) Misys
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + car + bonus + healthcare + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 34% BONUS FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Heidrick Struggles
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago