Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 150 156
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.19% 0.23% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.59% - -
UK median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2025 2550 2661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.63% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 2209 2243
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,476 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +31 4 £52,500 -27.59%
Head of Development
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Online Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Online Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (25.00%) Go
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google