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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 199 198 180
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.022% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.023% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £75,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
4888 4392 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.90% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3956 3477 3112
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 11 £75,000 -11.76%
Bradford - 3 £65,000 -
Head of Development
Yorkshire

Head of Development
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (50.00%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Coaching
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) People Management
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (7.14%) iPhone
8 1 (7.14%) VCP4
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 3 (21.43%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft