The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Head of Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 226 206
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Median salary £82,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+106.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £67,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4589 5641 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.54% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3742 4656 4234
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Head of Development in the job title.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the West Midlands region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Coventry - 4 £82,500 -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Head of Development 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) COBIT
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Maximo
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) MCSD
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) OpenEdge
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) C

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) OpenEdge
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) MCSD
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Progress