The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 814 802 840
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 36 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.049% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 24
Average salary £80,000 £98,750 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% +25.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £125,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £126,250 £78,750
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +60.31%
Head of Technology
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -22 17 £117,500 +18.98% 2
Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
South East -23 5 £100,000 +29.03% 2
North West - 4 £80,000 -
South West - 2 £61,250 -
West Midlands -12 1 £72,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Scrum
2 22 (28.57%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) ITIL
5 14 (18.18%) Degree
6 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
6 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
6 13 (16.88%) PHP
7 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.99%) Service Management
8 10 (12.99%) Open Source
9 9 (11.69%) Demand Management
9 9 (11.69%) Banking
9 9 (11.69%) Marketing
9 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (11.69%) PMI
9 9 (11.69%) PMI Certification
9 9 (11.69%) HTML
10 8 (10.39%) CSS
10 8 (10.39%) Six Sigma
10 8 (10.39%) User Experience
11 7 (9.09%) Java
11 7 (9.09%) C#
11 7 (9.09%) Windows
11 7 (9.09%) QA
11 7 (9.09%) Legal
11 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.79%) jQuery

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (5.19%) Drupal
2 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
2 3 (3.90%) WordPress
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
1 4 (5.19%) Google Apps
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) HTML
2 8 (10.39%) CSS
3 6 (7.79%) jQuery
3 6 (7.79%) .NET
4 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) LAMP
5 4 (5.19%) J2EE
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (3.90%) CSS3
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.90%) HTML5
6 3 (3.90%) JSP
6 3 (3.90%) Struts
6 3 (3.90%) XML
6 3 (3.90%) DOM
6 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.90%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Open Source
2 9 (11.69%) PMI
3 8 (10.39%) User Experience
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Wiki
6 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 3 (3.90%) Blog
7 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.30%) Social Media
8 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Scrum
3 20 (25.97%) Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) ITIL
5 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
5 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.99%) Service Management
8 9 (11.69%) Demand Management
9 8 (10.39%) Six Sigma
10 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.49%) Customer Insight
12 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.49%) Product Management
12 5 (6.49%) MVC
12 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.49%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) PHP
2 7 (9.09%) Java
2 7 (9.09%) C#
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) C
5 2 (2.60%) Python
5 2 (2.60%) SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (11.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
3 3 (3.90%) MCSD
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCPD
3 3 (3.90%) MCTS
3 3 (3.90%) MCITP
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Zend
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithmics
4 1 (1.30%) Avaya
4 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Grantham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £120000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago