The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
England / South West
Rank 226 249 248
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.034% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.035% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Median salary £87,500 £47,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.21% -36.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £49,500 £99,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4852 5643 5821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.63% 96.73% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4032 4653 4883
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in the South West

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in the South West

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the South West

Head of Development
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £105,000 -
Bristol +6 3 £87,500 +75.00% 1
Somerset -8 2 £57,500 +27.77%
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 -
Head of Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) People Management
4 5 (26.32%) Product Management
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) CBAP
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 3 (15.79%) B2C

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) People Management
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Product Management
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Release Management
5 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 3 (15.79%) B2C
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CBAP
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
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