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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 305 317 313
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 6 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £125,000 £65,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £65,000 £80,250
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £65,000 £117,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
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
9057 10869 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.64% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 9148 9769
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
1 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow