The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 180 200
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.028% 0.64% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.65% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 8
Median salary £85,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -26.66%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3427 3857 4519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.52% 98.07% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2863 3259 3623
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in West Yorkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds -7 1 £85,000 +54.54%
Head of Development
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) CMMI
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps

Head of Development Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

General
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) CMMI
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA