Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +171
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median annual salary £67,500 - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £67,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Cambridge

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Cambridge

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Velocity
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) WorldPay