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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank - 219 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £70,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) CRM

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com