The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Engineering
Rank - 870 900
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Engineering 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £80,000 £135,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.74%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Software Engineering in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Head of Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Web 2.0
1 2 (66.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
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