The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 161 168
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 9 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.35% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 12
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,450 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £87,100 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2534 3200 3614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 96.79% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2624 2912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Leeds

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Leeds

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in Leeds

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Advertising
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management

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

General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA