The median annual salary for a Head of Development was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 216 247
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Development 6 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 16
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5275 5538 6702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.69% 97.69% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4430 4683 5517
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Development in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Development in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Development in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Development in Yorkshire

Head of Development
Job Locations in 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 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
South Yorkshire -13 5 £70,000 +40.00%
West Yorkshire -8 1 £85,000 +54.54%
Head of Development
England

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) OpenUP
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Product Management
7 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) CMMI
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Advertising
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) OpenUP
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle