The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of Software Engineering featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Software Engineering
UK
Rank 839 915 946
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Engineering 13 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 9
Median salary £75,000 £100,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,250 £77,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £110,000 £91,000
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £90,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Software Engineering in the job title.

Head of Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Software Engineering
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Software Engineering within the UK.

Head of Software Engineering Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Software Engineering
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Software Engineering over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Head of Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Software Engineering
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Software Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +82 13 £75,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £77,500 -
London +72 3 £67,500 -32.50%
Luton - 3 £92,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £92,500 -
East of England - 3 £92,500 -
South West +17 2 £65,000 -27.77% 1
Somerset - 2 £65,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £80,000 -
Bath - 2 £65,000 - 1
South East +59 1 £39,000 -37.60%
Basingstoke - 1 £39,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £39,000 -

Head of Software Engineering Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Head of Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
4 11 (39.29%) Coaching
5 10 (35.71%) Line Management
5 10 (35.71%) Software Delivery
5 10 (35.71%) SDLC
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
9 6 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (21.43%) QA
9 6 (21.43%) Kanban
10 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
10 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) NHS
11 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (14.29%) Ruby
11 4 (14.29%) WinForms
11 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.29%) WPF

Head of Software Engineering 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) WinForms
2 4 (14.29%) WPF
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Laravel
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) NHS
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
4 11 (39.29%) Coaching
5 10 (35.71%) Line Management
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) SDLC
5 10 (35.71%) Software Delivery
6 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
8 6 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 4 (14.29%) Release Management
11 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
12 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (7.14%) Open Source
12 2 (7.14%) Project Management
12 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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