The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software 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 Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Software Development
Rank 207 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.046% 0.064% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.065% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.28%
Head of Software 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
4235 4626 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.45% 97.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3802 3254
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of Software Development Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of Software 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 Software Development within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 -6 2 £77,500 +3.33%
Head of Software Development
Yorkshire

Head of Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Gatling
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Epicor
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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