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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Engineering
Rank 890 965 -
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Engineering 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Median salary £82,500 £97,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £72,500 -
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Head of Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Software Engineering
Top 11 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 28 August 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 +62 8 £75,000 -23.07% 3
London +41 5 £75,000 -28.57%
North West - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £67,500 -
Bolton - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £90,000 -
South Wales - 1 £90,000 -
South East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £90,000 -

Head of Software Engineering Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) SaaS
4 14 (35.00%) SDLC
5 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 13 (32.50%) Product Management
5 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
6 12 (30.00%) Line Management
6 12 (30.00%) Open Source
7 11 (27.50%) BDD
7 11 (27.50%) ATDD
7 11 (27.50%) Big Data
7 11 (27.50%) User Stories
7 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 11 (27.50%) Information Security
8 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (22.50%) Coaching
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 8 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.50%) Analytics
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.00%) IIS
13 4 (10.00%) JSP
13 4 (10.00%) C
13 4 (10.00%) C#
13 4 (10.00%) C++

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 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) AdWords
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Big Data
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.00%) J2EE
2 4 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (5.00%) WinForms
3 2 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) SDLC
4 13 (32.50%) DevOps
4 13 (32.50%) Product Management
5 12 (30.00%) Line Management
5 12 (30.00%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) ATDD
6 11 (27.50%) BDD
6 11 (27.50%) Information Security
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
6 11 (27.50%) User Stories
7 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (22.50%) Coaching
9 7 (17.50%) Analytics
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) High Availability
10 4 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) C
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Facebook
Bolton, Lancashire
EMIS Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago