Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 272 317
Rank change year-on-year +34 +45 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 14 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.13% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 2
West Yorkshire median annual salary £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.96% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £72,500 £53,950 £56,750
90th Percentile £87,250 £97,500 £76,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -15.63% +42.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6610 7532 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.06% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5581 6504 7328
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Head of Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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
Halifax - 9 £75,000 - 1
Leeds +12 1 £80,000 +18.52%
Head of Development
Yorkshire

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

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

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 6 (42.86%) C#
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) MBA
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.14%) Coaching

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) Open Source
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MBA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft