The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 126 170
Rank change year-on-year -17 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.79% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.82% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
Median salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2030 2182 2805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.50% 96.12% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1750 1821 2241
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Hertfordshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Hertfordshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £72,500 -
Head of Development
East of England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Secure Coding
2 5 (83.33%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (83.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) IT Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Secure Coding
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree