The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 178 187
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 7 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.34% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Bolton - 5 £65,000 - 1
Head of Development
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
3 7 (43.75%) Resource Management
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Legal
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) User Experience
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) DSDM
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) beanstalkd
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) LESS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) XHR
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
2 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) Resource Management
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) DSDM
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Erlang
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
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Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Robert Walters UK
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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