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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 732 832 831
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 187 131 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 161 108 134
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £112,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
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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 +95 173 £75,000 -6.25% 11
London +42 65 £85,000 -1.44% 8
South East +54 35 £70,000 +4.47% 2
East of England +34 19 £97,500 +62.50%
South West 0 17 £70,000 +33.33%
East Sussex +13 16 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Brighton +18 14 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands 0 13 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Birmingham - 11 £62,500 -
East Midlands +25 10 £62,500 +8.69%
Bedfordshire +21 10 £100,000 -4.76%
North West +17 7 £72,500 -12.12%
Surrey +16 7 £120,000 +84.61%
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £62,500 -13.79%
Nottingham +9 7 £62,500 -13.79%
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +15 6 £70,000 -
Luton +6 6 £100,000 -4.76%
Manchester -6 6 £72,500 -12.12%
Redhill - 6 £120,000 -
Wales - 6 £72,500 -
South Wales - 6 £72,500 -
City of London +45 5 £85,000 -22.72% 3
Yorkshire +19 5 £80,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £55,000 -
Watford - 5 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire +22 4 £80,000 +6.66%
Scotland +21 4 - - 1
Glasgow +16 4 - -

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 219 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (28.32%) .NET
3 105 (26.79%) Java
4 83 (21.17%) C#
5 80 (20.41%) Scrum
6 79 (20.15%) Microsoft
6 79 (20.15%) SDLC
7 77 (19.64%) Finance
8 75 (19.13%) E-Commerce
9 53 (13.52%) TDD
10 52 (13.27%) JavaScript
11 51 (13.01%) Mentoring
12 48 (12.24%) DevOps
13 43 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (10.97%) Software Engineering
14 42 (10.71%) QA
14 42 (10.71%) Project Management
15 39 (9.95%) Android
16 38 (9.69%) Degree
17 37 (9.44%) Waterfall
17 37 (9.44%) Apple iOS
18 36 (9.18%) PHP
18 36 (9.18%) Mobile App
19 35 (8.93%) Open Source
20 34 (8.67%) Marketing
20 34 (8.67%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.42%) CRM
21 33 (8.42%) HTML
21 33 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (8.16%) 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 29 (7.40%) CMS
2 13 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (3.06%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.53%) Apache
5 5 (1.28%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.77%) Confluence
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) Moodle
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.51%) Drupal
8 2 (0.51%) Mule
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (8.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.51%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.16%) SaaS
3 20 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.55%) Office 365
5 6 (1.53%) GitHub
6 4 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.77%) BPaaS
7 3 (0.77%) PaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) Broadband
2 4 (1.02%) SMS
3 3 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.85%) Big Data
3 14 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.06%) MySQL
5 7 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.02%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.57%) Appium
3 14 (3.57%) Calabash
3 14 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.32%) JIRA
5 10 (2.55%) Subversion
6 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.77%) Redmine
7 3 (0.77%) Selenium
7 3 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.51%) JUnit
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (19.64%) Finance
2 34 (8.67%) Marketing
3 28 (7.14%) Retail
4 20 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.85%) Games
6 14 (3.57%) Advertising
6 14 (3.57%) Law
7 11 (2.81%) Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 4 (1.02%) Legal
9 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) Publishing
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (28.32%) .NET
2 33 (8.42%) HTML
3 31 (7.91%) ASP.NET
4 27 (6.89%) Web Services
5 26 (6.63%) CSS
6 20 (5.10%) XML
7 18 (4.59%) JSON
8 16 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (3.83%) SOAP
10 14 (3.57%) LAMP
11 12 (3.06%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.06%) CSS3
11 12 (3.06%) HTML5
12 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.04%) Spring
13 7 (1.79%) Ajax
13 7 (1.79%) DHTML
13 7 (1.79%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.79%) React
14 6 (1.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.18%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.34%) Fintech
3 17 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.57%) User Experience
6 9 (2.30%) Online Games
6 9 (2.30%) Statistics
7 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.02%) New Media
10 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.77%) PMI
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.51%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.95%) Android
2 37 (9.44%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.81%) Linux
4 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.77%) Unix
5 2 (0.51%) CentOS
5 2 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.41%) Scrum
3 79 (20.15%) SDLC
4 75 (19.13%) E-Commerce
5 53 (13.52%) TDD
6 51 (13.01%) Mentoring
7 48 (12.24%) DevOps
8 43 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 43 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (10.71%) Project Management
10 37 (9.44%) Waterfall
11 35 (8.93%) Open Source
12 33 (8.42%) CRM
13 32 (8.16%) People Management
14 30 (7.65%) Line Management
15 29 (7.40%) Software Delivery
16 28 (7.14%) Automated Testing
16 28 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (7.14%) Unit Testing
17 27 (6.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 105 (26.79%) Java
2 83 (21.17%) C#
3 52 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.18%) PHP
5 32 (8.16%) SQL
6 25 (6.38%) Ruby
7 16 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 11 (2.81%) Python
8 11 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.79%) C++
9 7 (1.79%) Scala
10 5 (1.28%) R
11 3 (0.77%) C
11 3 (0.77%) ES6
11 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.26%) Go
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (9.69%) Degree
2 8 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) CBAP
6 1 (0.26%) CIPD
6 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.71%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Firmware
1 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 79 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.59%) Google
3 17 (4.34%) Apple
4 14 (3.57%) Perforce
5 13 (3.32%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.53%) IBM
6 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.28%) SAP
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle
9 3 (0.77%) Cadence
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.51%) Zend
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe
11 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.26%) Eze Software Group
11 1 (0.26%) hybris
11 1 (0.26%) Progress
11 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
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