The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 135 116
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Median salary £57,500 £90,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.11% +125.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1870 2247 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.07% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1669 1621
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Head of Development in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Birmingham

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Birmingham

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Drupal
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Drupal
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft