Period
to 21 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of Software Development was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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

Head of Software Development
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 124 130
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.062% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.064% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Milton Keynes median annual salary £81,250 - £75,000
10th Percentile £70,625 - £72,500
90th Percentile £90,875 - £77,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £81,250 - £75,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,448 1,554 1,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 96.94% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,246 1,247
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

Head of Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Software Development in Milton Keynes

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Head of Software Development in Milton Keynes

Head of Software Development
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Software Development in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Head of Software Development in Milton Keynes

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, Head of Software Development job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#