The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Technology role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 824 794 814
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 46 47 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.049% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 49
Average salary £71,250 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,168 £57,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £100,900 £140,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £71,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year
-10.83% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101620 95984 106229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83829 80449 91820
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in England

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in England

Head of Technology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 27 £77,500 -13.88% 2
North West +9 6 £70,000 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +12 3 £43,164 -28.06%
South West -20 3 £50,000 -30.06% 3
South East -1 2 £62,500 +19.04%
East of England -14 2 £60,168 -19.77%
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 25 (25.77%) PHP
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 20 (20.62%) Java
3 19 (19.59%) .NET
3 19 (19.59%) Project Management
4 18 (18.56%) HTML
4 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) CSS
5 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
6 15 (15.46%) ITIL
7 14 (14.43%) MySQL
8 12 (12.37%) XML
8 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
8 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
9 11 (11.34%) SQL
9 11 (11.34%) Ajax
10 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.31%) Finance
11 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
11 9 (9.28%) CRM
11 9 (9.28%) Publishing
12 8 (8.25%) J2EE
12 8 (8.25%) Windows
12 8 (8.25%) QA
12 8 (8.25%) Zend
12 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.22%) JSP
13 7 (7.22%) Struts
13 7 (7.22%) DOM

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 7 (7.22%) Joomla!
1 7 (7.22%) WordPress
2 4 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.12%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) LAN
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) MySQL
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Publishing
3 7 (7.22%) Multimedia
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Automotive
6 2 (2.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) .NET
2 18 (18.56%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) CSS
3 12 (12.37%) XML
4 11 (11.34%) Ajax
5 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.25%) J2EE
7 7 (7.22%) JSP
7 7 (7.22%) Struts
7 7 (7.22%) JSTL
7 7 (7.22%) jQuery
7 7 (7.22%) DOM
8 5 (5.15%) XSL
9 4 (4.12%) XSLT
9 4 (4.12%) Middleware
10 2 (2.06%) LAMP
10 2 (2.06%) HTML5
10 2 (2.06%) Laravel
10 2 (2.06%) Underscore.js
10 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.22%) iPhone
3 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) PMI
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) EPoS
5 3 (3.09%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.09%) Open Source
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.06%) Equities
6 2 (2.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 7 (7.22%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Project Management
2 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.46%) ITIL
4 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.28%) CRM
6 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.22%) MVC
7 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.19%) Service Management
8 6 (6.19%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.15%) Operations Management
9 5 (5.15%) Release Management
9 5 (5.15%) Time Management
9 5 (5.15%) OO
9 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.15%) Change Management
9 5 (5.15%) Content Management
9 5 (5.15%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) PHP
2 20 (20.62%) Java
3 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.34%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) C
6 2 (2.06%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.09%) PMP
5 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 7 (7.22%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.15%) SLA
4 3 (3.09%) FATCA
5 1 (1.03%) EMIR
5 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Zend
3 5 (5.15%) Adobe
3 5 (5.15%) Facebook
4 4 (4.12%) EPiServer
4 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
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