The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 206 207 169
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.086% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £75,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £56,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Head of Development
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4520 4775 3310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.71% 96.91% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 3818 2590
Average salary £40,000 £39,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Leeds +4 3 £75,000 +33.33%
Bradford - 1 £75,000 -
Head of Development
Yorkshire

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) CRM
5 9 (37.50%) People Management
6 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 8 (33.33%) QA
7 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
7 7 (29.17%) Coaching
7 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
8 6 (25.00%) Line Management
8 6 (25.00%) Kanban
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 3 (12.50%) Logistics
10 3 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (12.50%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (8.33%) DevOps
11 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
12 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
12 1 (4.17%) BPMN
12 1 (4.17%) Android
12 1 (4.17%) iPhone
12 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 1 (4.17%) SaaS
12 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 9 (37.50%) People Management
4 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
5 7 (29.17%) Coaching
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 6 (25.00%) Line Management
6 6 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) Logistics
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) DevOps
10 1 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (4.17%) BPMN
10 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft