The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Technology in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 261 318 313
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £105,000 £127,500 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £125,500 £77,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £129,500 £115,500
UK excluding London average salary £74,750 £62,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -19.35%
Head of Technology
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6431 9753 9782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.40% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 8451 8319
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Packet Switching
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) DWDM
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) NGN
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DWDM
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) NGN
1 2 (25.00%) Packet Switching
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow