The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 233 207
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Median salary £61,250 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £48,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £76,350 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  

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 4869 6012 5192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.21% 96.33% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 4781 4394
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 3 months to 29 April 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
Birmingham +17 1 £57,500 -2.54% 2
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 29 April 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MCSD
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Heroku
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Redis
5 1 (14.29%) Express

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 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Express
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) B2C
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) MCSD
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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