The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
London / City of London
Rank 212 267 284
Rank change year-on-year +55 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 6 2 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.028% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.030% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 33
Median salary £92,500 £70,000 £74,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £70,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £117,000 £70,000 £99,000
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in the City of London

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in the City of London

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the City of London

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) Jitterbit
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) CSS

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) git-flow
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Jitterbit
2 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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