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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 224 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 10 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.23% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Median salary £84,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.72% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £54,350
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £97,500 £111,250
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Head of Development
England

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
5921 5170 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.37% 97.07% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4320 4343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 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
Shropshire - 5 £67,500 -
Birmingham -23 4 £90,000 +125.00%
Coventry - 1 £72,500 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Line Management
4 5 (29.41%) Coaching
4 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) Database Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Symfony
4 5 (29.41%) Zend
4 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (29.41%) CloudFront
4 5 (29.41%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development

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 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (29.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 5 (29.41%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (29.41%) REST
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) Symfony
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) Line Management
4 5 (29.41%) Coaching
4 5 (29.41%) Database Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (29.41%) Refactoring
4 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) New Relic
1 5 (29.41%) Zend
2 4 (23.53%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) SAP