Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Development
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 310 335
Rank change year-on-year +65 +25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £97,500 £81,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.51% +19.63% +23.48%
10th Percentile £71,250 £93,750 £70,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £94,850
South East median annual salary £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.36% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5955 8281 10615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 6489 8425
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Head of Development in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Berkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Berkshire

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in Berkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Development within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £86,250 -
Maidenhead - 1 £77,500 -
Head of Development
South East

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Head of Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) People Management
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (18.18%) Grunt
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (18.18%) gulp
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
6 2 (18.18%) Scala
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
1 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin