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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 114 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £95,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +16.00%
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
1714 1388 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.06% 95.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1198 1330
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) Performance Management
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) LINQ
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Management
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software
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