The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Software Development
Rank - - 189
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.12%
Head of Software 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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management