Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Software Development was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 - 308
Rank change year-on-year - +308 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.032% - 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% - 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Surrey median annual salary £77,500 - £70,000
South East median annual salary £75,000 - £70,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6081 6242 8219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.55% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4985 5305 7168
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Head of Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Software Development in Surrey

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Head of Software Development in Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Head of Software 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 Surrey region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft