The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
England / London
Rank 525 585 573
Rank change year-on-year +60 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 63 71 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 79
Median salary £90,000 £91,250 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.36% +17.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £115,000 £135,000
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 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 +55 6 £92,500 +32.14% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £80,000 -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 70 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.66%) Java
2 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.66%) .NET
3 28 (24.78%) Scala
4 27 (23.89%) Scrum
5 25 (22.12%) Line Management
6 21 (18.58%) DevOps
6 21 (18.58%) Finance
7 20 (17.70%) Coaching
8 18 (15.93%) Big Data
9 16 (14.16%) Analytics
9 16 (14.16%) Python
9 16 (14.16%) TDD
9 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
11 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.39%) RDBMS
11 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
12 13 (11.50%) SaaS
12 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.62%) C#
13 12 (10.62%) HTML
13 12 (10.62%) PHP
13 12 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.62%) BDD
14 11 (9.73%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.73%) Mentoring

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.77%) Drupal
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.50%) SaaS
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.88%) MPLS
1 1 (0.88%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) Big Data
2 14 (12.39%) RDBMS
2 14 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.08%) MySQL
5 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.77%) Power BI
8 2 (1.77%) QlikView
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) DataStage
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MSBuild
1 7 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (6.19%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) git-flow
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
2 11 (9.73%) Marketing
3 9 (7.96%) Games
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.66%) .NET
2 12 (10.62%) HTML
3 11 (9.73%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.31%) CSS
4 6 (5.31%) React
5 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) Node.js
6 3 (2.65%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.65%) HTML5
7 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.77%) CSS3
7 2 (1.77%) Java EE
7 2 (1.77%) Redux
8 1 (0.88%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.88%) Express
8 1 (0.88%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Fintech
1 7 (6.19%) Online Banking
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (4.42%) Online Gambling
2 5 (4.42%) Online Games
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Android
1 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) Scrum
3 25 (22.12%) Line Management
4 21 (18.58%) DevOps
5 20 (17.70%) Coaching
6 16 (14.16%) Analytics
6 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.16%) TDD
7 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.62%) BDD
9 12 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.85%) Microservices
11 10 (8.85%) Web Development
12 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.96%) Open Source
13 8 (7.08%) Project Management
14 7 (6.19%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) Java
1 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.78%) Scala
3 16 (14.16%) Python
4 12 (10.62%) C#
4 12 (10.62%) PHP
5 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.42%) SQL
7 4 (3.54%) ES6
8 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.65%) VB
9 2 (1.77%) Go
9 2 (1.77%) Perl
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) R
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) PMO
3 2 (1.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Jitterbit
3 3 (2.65%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.65%) Tableau
4 2 (1.77%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.88%) Temenos
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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