Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Head of Software Development was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Swindon median annual salary £75,000 - -
Wiltshire median annual salary £75,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 823 650 766
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 96.58% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 745 543 635
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £67,787 £58,750 £58,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 Swindon region featuring Head of Software Development in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (100.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) Material Design
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Accounts Receivable
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Debt
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend