Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 279 259
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 17 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 8
Manchester median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -4.92% +38.64%
10th Percentile £60,500 £59,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £103,250 £86,000 £86,125
North West median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% +22.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7674 7304 7238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6364 6273 6031
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Head of Development in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Manchester

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Manchester

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in Manchester

Head of Development
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +5 5 £65,000 -
Head of Development
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Manchester region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Legal
3 9 (52.94%) Resource Management
3 9 (52.94%) User Stories
4 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) People Management
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Presales
9 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (5.88%) Workforce Optimisation
9 1 (5.88%) Multichannel Retail
9 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
General
1 9 (52.94%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Laravel
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Resource Management
2 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 2 (11.76%) Presales
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (5.88%) Multichannel Retail
8 1 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (5.88%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft