The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 142 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Median salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £53,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £75,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2274 1921 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.27% 96.15% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1631 1732
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Head of IT 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 Birmingham region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Data Management
2 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (23.81%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (9.52%) iSeries
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 2 (9.52%) AS400
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) AS400
1 2 (9.52%) iSeries
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Management
1 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
2 4 (19.05%) Supplier Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Design
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO27002
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft