The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 562 592
Rank change year-on-year +25 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 79 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 78 79
Median salary £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £116,000 £112,500
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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in London

Head of Development
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in London

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Head of Development in London

Head of Development
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +28 12 £81,250 -9.72% 2
West End of London +5 1 £87,500 -27.08%
Croydon - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £67,500 -
Head of Development
England

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

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

1 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.46%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.65%) .NET
4 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 28 (19.72%) Java
6 27 (19.01%) C#
6 27 (19.01%) Python
7 23 (16.20%) Scrum
8 22 (15.49%) PHP
8 22 (15.49%) Line Management
8 22 (15.49%) Mentoring
9 21 (14.79%) XML
10 20 (14.08%) SQL
11 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
12 18 (12.68%) TDD
12 18 (12.68%) DevOps
12 18 (12.68%) Scala
12 18 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (11.97%) T-SQL
13 17 (11.97%) HTML
13 17 (11.97%) E-Commerce
13 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
14 16 (11.27%) CSS
14 16 (11.27%) Fintech
15 15 (10.56%) Opsview
15 15 (10.56%) Coaching
15 15 (10.56%) Big Data
15 15 (10.56%) BDD
15 15 (10.56%) Splunk
15 15 (10.56%) ITIL

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (4.23%) CMS
2 4 (2.82%) Confluence
2 4 (2.82%) nginx
3 2 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Magento
2 5 (3.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.04%) SaaS
3 5 (3.52%) GitHub
4 4 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) Big Data
3 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.75%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.63%) MySQL
6 5 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) Power BI
8 2 (1.41%) QlikView
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.70%) DataStage
9 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.70%) RSpec
5 1 (0.70%) Xcode
General
1 14 (9.86%) Banking
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Marketing
3 6 (4.23%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Interactive Media
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.65%) .NET
2 21 (14.79%) XML
3 17 (11.97%) HTML
4 16 (11.27%) CSS
5 9 (6.34%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.23%) JSON
6 6 (4.23%) React
7 4 (2.82%) Node.js
8 3 (2.11%) Apache Flex
8 3 (2.11%) Express
8 3 (2.11%) HTML5
9 2 (1.41%) CSS3
9 2 (1.41%) J2EE
9 2 (1.41%) Java EE
9 2 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.41%) Redux
9 2 (1.41%) Sass
9 2 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Fintech
2 10 (7.04%) User Experience
3 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.52%) Online Gambling
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.82%) Online Games
6 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Android
2 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.20%) Scrum
3 22 (15.49%) Line Management
3 22 (15.49%) Mentoring
4 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
5 18 (12.68%) DevOps
5 18 (12.68%) TDD
6 17 (11.97%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.56%) BDD
7 15 (10.56%) Coaching
7 15 (10.56%) ITIL
8 13 (9.15%) Software Delivery
8 13 (9.15%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.45%) High Availability
9 12 (8.45%) MVC
10 11 (7.75%) Analytics
10 11 (7.75%) Low Latency
11 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.04%) Front End Development
11 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.46%) JavaScript
2 28 (19.72%) Java
3 27 (19.01%) C#
3 27 (19.01%) Python
4 22 (15.49%) PHP
5 20 (14.08%) SQL
6 18 (12.68%) Scala
7 17 (11.97%) T-SQL
8 15 (10.56%) VB.NET
9 10 (7.04%) C
10 8 (5.63%) Go
10 8 (5.63%) Ruby
11 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.11%) VB
13 2 (1.41%) Perl
13 2 (1.41%) VBA
14 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.70%) ES6
14 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 10 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.04%) SEPA
3 4 (2.82%) PMO
4 2 (1.41%) GDPR
4 2 (1.41%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.70%) GCP
5 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) Opsview
2 5 (3.52%) Nagios
3 4 (2.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.56%) Splunk
3 8 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.52%) Demandware
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle
6 3 (2.11%) Google
6 3 (2.11%) Jitterbit
6 3 (2.11%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.70%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.70%) ATG
8 1 (0.70%) hybris
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) Temenos
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.70%) Zend
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Salary: £120k to £160k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus+benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
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