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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 762 843 862
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 114 112 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 119
Median salary £83,750 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £50,400
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £105,000 £90,050
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.86%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +78 112 £85,000 +6.25% 19
London +76 57 £85,000 -8.10% 8
South East +81 25 £80,000 +6.66% 4
South West +11 7 £70,000 - 1
East Sussex +26 6 £95,000 +18.75%
Brighton +25 6 £95,000 +46.15%
City of London +24 6 £90,000 -14.28% 3
Surrey +23 6 £120,000 +71.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 5 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands +2 5 £85,000 +21.42%
West Midlands -3 5 £75,000 +7.14% 1
North West -27 5 £72,500 -1.69% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £75,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £85,000 -
Yorkshire +20 4 £75,000 +25.00% 2
East of England +19 4 £90,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +16 4 £68,750 +34.14% 1
Manchester -17 4 £71,250 +9.61% 1
Loughborough - 4 £85,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 3 £83,750 -20.23%
Wiltshire - 3 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £75,000 -
Redhill - 3 £120,000 -
Hampshire +10 2 £70,000 -3.44%
South Yorkshire +4 2 - -
Basingstoke -12 2 £70,000 -3.44%
Swindon - 2 £70,000 -
South Wales - 2 £82,500 - 3
Cardiff - 2 £82,500 - 2
Wales - 2 £82,500 - 3

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 187 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (30.29%) .NET
3 79 (25.73%) Java
4 66 (21.50%) Microsoft
5 65 (21.17%) Scrum
6 63 (20.52%) E-Commerce
7 62 (20.20%) Finance
8 57 (18.57%) C#
9 45 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (13.68%) JavaScript
11 34 (11.07%) Mentoring
12 33 (10.75%) SDLC
13 32 (10.42%) DevOps
13 32 (10.42%) TDD
13 32 (10.42%) QA
14 30 (9.77%) Line Management
14 30 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (9.45%) Project Management
16 28 (9.12%) HTML
16 28 (9.12%) Software Engineering
16 28 (9.12%) Coaching
17 27 (8.79%) Marketing
17 27 (8.79%) SQL
18 26 (8.47%) Retail
18 26 (8.47%) Software Delivery
19 25 (8.14%) SQL Server
19 25 (8.14%) CSS
20 24 (7.82%) MS Excel
20 24 (7.82%) CRM
20 24 (7.82%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (6.19%) CMS
2 8 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (2.61%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.98%) Confluence
3 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.65%) Apache
4 2 (0.65%) Drupal
4 2 (0.65%) Mule
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (7.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Maximo
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.51%) SaaS
2 18 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.95%) GitHub
5 4 (1.30%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) Internet
2 3 (0.98%) Broadband
2 3 (0.98%) SMS
3 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) Extranet
4 1 (0.33%) MPLS
4 1 (0.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.93%) Big Data
4 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.63%) EDRMS
5 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.30%) MySQL
7 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) JIRA
2 15 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.28%) MSBuild
6 7 (2.28%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.63%) Subversion
8 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.33%) git-flow
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
9 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (20.20%) Finance
2 27 (8.79%) Marketing
3 26 (8.47%) Retail
4 22 (7.17%) Games
5 18 (5.86%) Banking
6 16 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.61%) Law
8 5 (1.63%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.30%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.98%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (30.29%) .NET
2 28 (9.12%) HTML
3 25 (8.14%) CSS
4 23 (7.49%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.51%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.23%) Web Services
7 12 (3.91%) HTML5
8 11 (3.58%) jQuery
9 10 (3.26%) CSS3
10 9 (2.93%) LAMP
10 9 (2.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (2.28%) J2EE
11 7 (2.28%) React
11 7 (2.28%) Spring
12 6 (1.95%) Ajax
12 6 (1.95%) Node.js
12 6 (1.95%) XML
13 5 (1.63%) DHTML
13 5 (1.63%) iOS SDK
13 5 (1.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.58%) Fintech
3 11 (3.58%) User Experience
4 10 (3.26%) Online Games
5 9 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.93%) Statistics
6 7 (2.28%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.28%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.98%) New Media
8 3 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.98%) PMI
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.19%) Android
2 18 (5.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.63%) Linux
4 3 (0.98%) Windows
5 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (60.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.17%) Scrum
3 63 (20.52%) E-Commerce
4 45 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (11.07%) Mentoring
6 33 (10.75%) SDLC
7 32 (10.42%) DevOps
7 32 (10.42%) TDD
8 30 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (9.77%) Line Management
9 29 (9.45%) Project Management
10 28 (9.12%) Coaching
10 28 (9.12%) Software Engineering
11 26 (8.47%) Software Delivery
12 24 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (7.82%) CRM
12 24 (7.82%) Open Source
13 23 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (7.17%) People Management
15 21 (6.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.73%) Java
2 57 (18.57%) C#
3 42 (13.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.79%) SQL
5 19 (6.19%) PHP
6 16 (5.21%) Ruby
7 13 (4.23%) Scala
8 11 (3.58%) Python
9 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.28%) ES6
10 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.95%) C++
12 5 (1.63%) R
13 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.65%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.65%) C
14 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.65%) VB
15 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (6.84%) Degree
2 3 (0.98%) CBAP
2 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) CIPD
3 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.42%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (2.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.61%) Sitecore
3 6 (1.95%) IBM
4 5 (1.63%) SAP
5 4 (1.30%) Apple
5 4 (1.30%) Oracle
5 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.98%) Cadence
6 3 (0.98%) Google
7 2 (0.65%) hybris
7 2 (0.65%) Zend
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe
8 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.33%) Progress
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Splunk
South Wales
Executive Resourcing Global (ERG)
Salary: Up-to £70K base plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £57,000 to £64,000 per annum + Pension + Childcare + 30 Days Hols
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £95000.00 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £89000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Uncapped OTE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago