The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 245 297
Rank change year-on-year +30 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 12 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 18
Median salary £81,250 £75,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,250 £72,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £135,000 £119,750
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 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17470 22914 34195
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Coaching
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) CMS
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) GitHub
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (22.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Coaching
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Jitterbit
2 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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Michael Page Technology
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