The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 201 209 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.072% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.076% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £55,625 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of Development 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 Development in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of Development 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 Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft