The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Head of Software Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.021% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £72,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%

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
4652 5093 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.51% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3698 4238 4283
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,625
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Head of Software 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 Software Development across the West Midlands region.

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Head of Software 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 Software Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 - 1 £72,500 -
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Head of Software 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 Software Development in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Head of Software 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 1 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT