The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 209 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.022% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £110,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +129.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £110,000 £46,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £110,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £58,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -12.96%
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
5111 4605 4559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 94.97% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4532 3878 3994
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) UniData
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Marketo
6 1 (12.50%) HubSpot
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Eloqua
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (12.50%) Marketo
2 1 (12.50%) HubSpot
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Eloqua
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago