Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Software Development was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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 Software Development
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 323 350
Rank change year-on-year +18 +27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.063% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.064% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Yorkshire median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +42.22%
10th Percentile £76,250 £74,000 £73,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +47.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9653 10966 12732
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 97.91% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8097 9274 10429
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Head of Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 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
South Yorkshire +20 3 - -
West Yorkshire +29 2 £77,500 -3.13%
Head of Software Development
England

Head of Software Development Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking

Head of Software 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking