The median annual salary for a Head of Software Development was - in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Software Development
England / Yorkshire
Rank 224 251 267
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.076% 0.062% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.064% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £76,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.55% +32.60%  

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 5167 6265 7198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.12% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4494 5214 5813
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Software Development in Yorkshire

Head of Software Development
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of Software Development in Yorkshire

Head of Software 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 Software Development within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +25 4 - -
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Head of Software 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 Software Development in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) CMMI
3 4 (40.00%) Advertising
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top Related 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:

General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) CMMI
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA