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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Engineering
Rank 906 970 -
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Engineering 31 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 0
Median salary £70,000 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016 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 5 May 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 +56 31 £70,000 -17.64% 4
London +29 14 £95,000 +11.76% 1
South East - 13 £70,000 - 1
Brighton - 12 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £70,000 - 1
City of London +43 3 £85,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £78,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £78,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £78,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £112,500 -
Leeds - 1 £112,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £112,500 -
Fareham - 1 £77,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £77,500 -

Head of Software Engineering Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 44 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.00%) SaaS
4 18 (36.00%) Open Source
5 17 (34.00%) TDD
5 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
6 15 (30.00%) Information Security
6 15 (30.00%) BDD
6 15 (30.00%) ATDD
7 14 (28.00%) User Stories
7 14 (28.00%) Big Data
7 14 (28.00%) Line Management
7 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
8 13 (26.00%) Java
9 10 (20.00%) Product Management
10 8 (16.00%) Coaching
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (14.00%) DevOps
11 7 (14.00%) SDLC
11 7 (14.00%) J2EE
12 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.00%) C
12 6 (12.00%) C++
12 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (10.00%) Strategic Management
13 5 (10.00%) Scrum
13 5 (10.00%) Web Development
13 5 (10.00%) PHP
14 4 (8.00%) .NET

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 4 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) J2EE
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.00%) JSP
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Open Source
4 17 (34.00%) Risk Management
4 17 (34.00%) TDD
5 15 (30.00%) ATDD
5 15 (30.00%) BDD
5 15 (30.00%) Information Security
6 14 (28.00%) Line Management
6 14 (28.00%) User Stories
7 10 (20.00%) Product Management
8 8 (16.00%) Coaching
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) DevOps
9 7 (14.00%) SDLC
10 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum
11 5 (10.00%) Strategic Management
11 5 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) C
2 6 (12.00%) C++
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Facebook
East Sussex
Montash
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £76000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, up to 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance, up to 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago