The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 109 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 19 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 2
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +90.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £51,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Head of IT
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2195 1999 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.54% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1809 1340
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Performance Management
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (10.71%) C
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) Social Media
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Performance Management
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.71%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared