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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 806 793 821
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 65 58 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.058% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.062% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 48
Average salary £68,000 £75,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,559 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £123,500 £108,750 £133,500
UK excluding London average salary £68,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.34%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -16 41 £68,750 -17.91% 2
North West -7 10 £70,000 -6.66% 1
South West - 4 £67,000 -
South East -20 3 £62,942 -34.60% 1
East of England -26 3 £60,168 -15.55% 2
North East - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -8 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) Degree
3 29 (27.88%) Project Management
4 27 (25.96%) ITIL
5 26 (25.00%) Java
6 22 (21.15%) PHP
7 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 16 (15.38%) HTML
8 16 (15.38%) Finance
9 15 (14.42%) CSS
9 15 (14.42%) Windows
9 15 (14.42%) jQuery
10 14 (13.46%) J2EE
11 13 (12.50%) MySQL
11 13 (12.50%) Service Management
11 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (11.54%) ISO 9001
12 12 (11.54%) PMI
12 12 (11.54%) PMI Certification
12 12 (11.54%) JSP
12 12 (11.54%) Struts
12 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 12 (11.54%) XML
12 12 (11.54%) DOM
12 12 (11.54%) WordPress
12 12 (11.54%) Android
12 12 (11.54%) iPhone
12 12 (11.54%) JSTL
12 12 (11.54%) Joomla!

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (11.54%) WordPress
1 12 (11.54%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) LAN
1 4 (3.85%) WAN
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Publishing
4 7 (6.73%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.81%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Front Office
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) HTML
2 15 (14.42%) CSS
2 15 (14.42%) jQuery
3 14 (13.46%) J2EE
4 12 (11.54%) JSP
4 12 (11.54%) Struts
4 12 (11.54%) XML
4 12 (11.54%) DOM
4 12 (11.54%) JSTL
4 12 (11.54%) Ajax
5 9 (8.65%) .NET
6 4 (3.85%) WCF
6 4 (3.85%) Middleware
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (2.88%) CSS3
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (2.88%) HTML5
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) PMI
2 12 (11.54%) iPhone
3 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Open Source
5 4 (3.85%) User Experience
6 3 (2.88%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.88%) EPoS
6 3 (2.88%) Blog
6 3 (2.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.88%) Equities
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) Project Management
3 27 (25.96%) ITIL
4 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 13 (12.50%) Service Management
5 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.58%) Scrum
7 10 (9.62%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.62%) Six Sigma
8 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.65%) Operations Management
8 9 (8.65%) Demand Management
9 8 (7.69%) Line Management
10 7 (6.73%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (6.73%) Coaching
10 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.00%) Java
2 22 (21.15%) PHP
3 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (1.92%) C
6 1 (0.96%) C++
6 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (28.85%) Degree
2 12 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (6.73%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.88%) MCSE
5 3 (2.88%) MCP
5 3 (2.88%) MCSD
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.88%) MCPD
5 3 (2.88%) MCTS
5 3 (2.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.77%) SLA
3 3 (2.88%) FATCA
4 2 (1.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.96%) EMIR
5 1 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.96%) MiFID
5 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Zend
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
London
Cameron and Wilding
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago