The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 375 415 432
Rank change year-on-year +40 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 21 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 23
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £90,000 £90,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in the South East

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in the South East

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the South East

Head of Development
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Buckinghamshire - 10 £71,250 -
Berkshire +33 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Hampshire +23 3 £60,000 -
Surrey +33 2 - -
West Sussex +12 1 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £65,000 -23.52% 1
East Sussex -10 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 16 (38.10%) J2EE
5 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
6 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) QA
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Release Management
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) IT Strategy
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) Retail
10 4 (9.52%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) jQuery
10 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) SDLC
11 3 (7.14%) HTML5
11 3 (7.14%) Change Control
11 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.14%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 3 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (7.14%) Degree
11 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 3 (7.14%) Test Automation

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Extranet
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) IT Strategy
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 3 (7.14%) Change Control
8 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
8 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) hybris
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