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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 125 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 15 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
2253 1963 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.35% 94.65% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 1790 1315
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 20 October 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (48.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) Data Security
3 3 (12.00%) Security Management
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
5 1 (4.00%) LINQ
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
5 1 (4.00%) Extranet
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Extranet
1 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) LINQ
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.00%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Security
3 3 (12.00%) Security Management
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands
Law Society
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago