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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 308 311 306
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.029% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.031% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £127,500 £97,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £125,500 £77,500 £53,200
10% offered a salary of more than £129,500 £115,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £126,250 £78,750
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +60.31%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) DOM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) JSTL
3 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) WordPress
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) iPhone
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) DOM
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) JSTL
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP5
3 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend