Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 339 386
Rank change year-on-year +50 +47 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 33 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.095% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.098% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 24
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £105,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £68,250
90th Percentile £96,500 £120,000 £122,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the City of London

Head of Development
Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Head of Development
Central London

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) Coaching
3 15 (45.45%) QA
3 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (39.39%) Web Development
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (39.39%) GitHub
4 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 13 (39.39%) CSS
4 13 (39.39%) MVC
4 13 (39.39%) CMS
4 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) User Experience
6 6 (18.18%) SaaS
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (18.18%) React
6 6 (18.18%) Line Management
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) GCP
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (18.18%) HoloLens
6 6 (18.18%) HTC Vive

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (39.39%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) GitHub
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GoToMeeting
1 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) HoloLens
2 6 (18.18%) HTC Vive
2 6 (18.18%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Coaching
2 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) MVC
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.06%) PLM
7 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) GCP
3 2 (6.06%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com