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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 234 202 222
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 21 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 6
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £59,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -3.70%
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
7145 5052 5616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.57% 94.70% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5671 4009 4624
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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
North Yorkshire -7 12 £45,000 -18.18%
West Yorkshire -41 7 £56,250 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) MVC
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) WinForms
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (25.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (25.81%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.81%) VB
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) PHP
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) Marketing
7 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) SQL

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) MSTest
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) WinForms
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (25.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (25.81%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
5 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.90%) Symfony
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 2 (6.45%) XML
7 2 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) SEO
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Online Marketing
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
3 8 (25.81%) VB
4 7 (22.58%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) IBM