The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 198 175 168
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4730 3291 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 93.87% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 2544 2764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Development
Yorkshire

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Development across the West Yorkshire region.

Head of Development Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -29 5 £56,250 +2.27%
Wetherby - 4 £47,358 -
Head of Development
Yorkshire

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) DSDM
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) DRM
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (18.18%) TOGAF

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (18.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) DRM
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PHP5
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA