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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 725 750 756
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 158 157 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 119
Average salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,400 £50,150
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £120,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +40 158 £80,000 +18.51% 16
London +48 80 £83,500 -1.76% 14
City of London +42 25 £90,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +22 20 £75,000 +114.28%
East of England +20 17 £75,000 +36.36%
South East +5 16 £67,500 +1.88%
West Midlands +3 14 £60,000 -4.00%
West Yorkshire +29 11 £75,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -5 9 £40,000 -56.28%
North West -15 9 £68,750 +19.56% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £75,000 -
Manchester +20 7 £81,250 +38.29%
East Midlands +6 7 £97,500 +62.50% 1
Leicestershire +24 6 £76,171 +8.81% 1
Leeds +17 6 £72,500 +45.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £68,750 +17.02%
North Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
Cambridge +20 5 £75,000 +30.43%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £75,000 +30.43%
Bradford - 5 £75,000 -
Leicester - 5 £97,500 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 4 £97,500 +56.00%
South Yorkshire -3 4 £97,500 +14.70%
Warwickshire -7 4 £70,000 +21.73%
Sheffield -7 4 £97,500 +14.70%
Milton Keynes -18 4 £68,750 +37.50%
Bedford - 4 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £97,500 +85.87%
Nottingham -13 3 £97,500 +85.87%
Warwick - 3 £70,000 -

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 174 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (32.09%) .NET
3 104 (29.80%) Scrum
4 77 (22.06%) Java
5 74 (21.20%) JavaScript
6 72 (20.63%) Finance
7 61 (17.48%) C#
8 53 (15.19%) HTML
9 50 (14.33%) Microsoft
9 50 (14.33%) Web Development
10 47 (13.47%) Software Engineering
10 47 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (13.18%) Project Management
11 46 (13.18%) CSS
12 45 (12.89%) CRM
13 44 (12.61%) SQL
13 44 (12.61%) QA
14 41 (11.75%) TDD
15 40 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (11.17%) E-Commerce
16 39 (11.17%) Mentoring
17 36 (10.32%) PHP
17 36 (10.32%) MVC
18 34 (9.74%) Android
19 33 (9.46%) Degree
20 32 (9.17%) Oracle
21 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
21 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET
21 30 (8.60%) jQuery
21 30 (8.60%) Line Management

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (2.87%) Apache
2 9 (2.58%) Drupal
2 9 (2.58%) CMS
3 8 (2.29%) Node.js
4 6 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.43%) WordPress
5 5 (1.43%) IIS
6 4 (1.15%) Kentico
6 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.57%) Mule
8 2 (0.57%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) Jetty
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.86%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.87%) SaaS
3 4 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.15%) GitHub
4 3 (0.86%) IaaS
4 3 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) SMTP
1 4 (1.15%) Internet
1 4 (1.15%) FTP
1 4 (1.15%) IMAP
2 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) DHCP
2 1 (0.29%) LAN
2 1 (0.29%) WAN
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 16 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (4.58%) OLTP
4 15 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.72%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.87%) MySQL
7 7 (2.01%) Big Data
8 6 (1.72%) RavenDB
8 6 (1.72%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.72%) Subversion
5 5 (1.43%) Selenium
5 5 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.57%) Grunt
7 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.29%) PROIV
8 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) Xcode
8 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.29%) RSpec
General
1 72 (20.63%) Finance
2 28 (8.02%) Marketing
3 20 (5.73%) Retail
4 12 (3.44%) Legal
4 12 (3.44%) Banking
5 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.01%) Games
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
7 6 (1.72%) French Language
8 5 (1.43%) Back Office
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Front Office
9 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (32.09%) .NET
2 53 (15.19%) HTML
3 46 (13.18%) CSS
4 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET
4 30 (8.60%) jQuery
5 26 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (7.16%) HTML5
7 16 (4.58%) Web Services
8 13 (3.72%) J2EE
9 12 (3.44%) CSS3
9 12 (3.44%) XML
9 12 (3.44%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.15%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.15%) Entity Framework
11 10 (2.87%) REST
12 8 (2.29%) WSDL
13 7 (2.01%) XSLT
13 7 (2.01%) Mojolicious
13 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.02%) Open Source
2 20 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.01%) User Experience
6 13 (3.72%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.15%) Equities
8 10 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.72%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.72%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.43%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (1.15%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.15%) IPTV
12 4 (1.15%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.15%) Online Games
13 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.74%) Android
2 28 (8.02%) Apple iOS
3 26 (7.45%) Linux
4 14 (4.01%) Windows
5 5 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.43%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.57%) UNIX
8 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (29.80%) Scrum
3 50 (14.33%) Web Development
4 47 (13.47%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (13.18%) Project Management
6 45 (12.89%) CRM
7 41 (11.75%) TDD
8 40 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (11.17%) E-Commerce
9 39 (11.17%) Mentoring
10 36 (10.32%) MVC
11 30 (8.60%) Line Management
12 29 (8.31%) People Management
13 28 (8.02%) Kanban
14 24 (6.88%) Coaching
15 22 (6.30%) OO
16 20 (5.73%) BDD
16 20 (5.73%) ERP
17 19 (5.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.06%) Java
2 74 (21.20%) JavaScript
3 61 (17.48%) C#
4 44 (12.61%) SQL
5 36 (10.32%) PHP
6 21 (6.02%) Python
7 20 (5.73%) C++
8 12 (3.44%) C
9 8 (2.29%) Perl
9 8 (2.29%) Scala
10 6 (1.72%) Ruby
10 6 (1.72%) PHP5
11 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.86%) Go
12 1 (0.29%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 33 (9.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.29%) ISEB
2 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.61%) QA
2 5 (1.43%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.15%) SLA
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) WAI
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Varnish
1 4 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.72%) Puppet
2 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.15%) Salt
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.17%) Oracle
3 16 (4.58%) Siebel
4 10 (2.87%) Zend
5 8 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 4 (1.15%) Eloqua
6 4 (1.15%) Marketo
6 4 (1.15%) HubSpot
6 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.15%) Adobe
6 4 (1.15%) Google
7 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 2 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.29%) Guidewire
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