The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 221 243 211
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 20 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.088% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 10
Average salary £75,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £84,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
Head of 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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6474 6851 5315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.90% 96.37% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5534 4211
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Head of Development Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Development across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Head of Development Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
West Yorkshire +29 11 £75,000 +50.00%
North Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
South Yorkshire -3 4 £97,500 +14.70%
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) .NET
4 13 (39.39%) People Management
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (33.33%) QA
7 9 (27.27%) CRM
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Coaching
8 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
9 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
9 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
9 7 (21.21%) Legal
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Kanban
10 6 (18.18%) Line Management
11 5 (15.15%) Service Management
11 5 (15.15%) TDD
12 4 (12.12%) B2B
12 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.12%) Java
12 4 (12.12%) SaaS
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (9.09%) C#
13 3 (9.09%) Change Management
13 3 (9.09%) Retail
13 3 (9.09%) Logistics

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) People Management
4 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 9 (27.27%) CRM
6 8 (24.24%) Coaching
6 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) Kanban
8 6 (18.18%) Line Management
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
10 4 (12.12%) B2B
10 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.09%) Change Management
11 3 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft