The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Head of Development
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.100% - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
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 Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 975 1260 1400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.31% 97.83% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1079 1157
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Wales

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Wales

Head of Development
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
South Wales - 1 £52,500 -
Head of Development
UK

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

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

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (50.00%) Go
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google