The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Development
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 173 197 205
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 9 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 17
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,450 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £87,100 £80,000
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 3524 4301 4892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.78% 96.87% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 3561 3904
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 25 March 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 +13 9 £80,000 +3.22%
Head of Development
Yorkshire

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Advertising
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
West Yorkshire
Baltimore
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Baltimore
Salary: to £59k
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Baltimore
Salary: to £59k
Posted: 5 days ago