Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 25 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 328 313
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 5 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 29
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £97,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% -30.77% +69.57%
10th Percentile £49,250 £42,923 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £95,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9739 11863 10898
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.71% 96.15% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8218 9410 9092
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in the West Midlands

Head of Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Birmingham +16 3 £57,500 -8.00%
Warwickshire +20 1 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Heroku
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (20.00%) Redis
4 1 (20.00%) Express
4 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Games

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Heroku
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Express
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 26 days ago