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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 767 821 803
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 94 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.060% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.063% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 50
Average salary £77,500 £68,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,942 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £122,000 £107,750
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £68,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +13.33%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -1 30 £90,550 +20.73% 2
North West +4 17 £77,500 +10.71%
Yorkshire - 15 £51,250 - 1
South West -9 11 - -
East of England +11 9 £70,000 +16.34% 2
West Midlands 0 6 £89,250 +37.30%
South East -14 5 £67,500 +7.24% 1
North East -3 1 - -
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 59 (41.55%) Retail
2 52 (36.62%) Banking
3 49 (34.51%) Finance
4 46 (32.39%) ACCA
4 46 (32.39%) CISA
5 31 (21.83%) CISM
5 31 (21.83%) Matrix Management
6 23 (16.20%) Risk Management
6 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (16.20%) Degree
7 19 (13.38%) Service Delivery
7 19 (13.38%) Project Management
8 18 (12.68%) Marketing
9 16 (11.27%) Investment Banking
9 16 (11.27%) Programme Management
10 15 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.56%) ITIL
11 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
12 13 (9.15%) MBA
13 11 (7.75%) Waterfall
13 11 (7.75%) Analytics
14 10 (7.04%) Line Management
15 9 (6.34%) Time Management
15 9 (6.34%) IT Governance
15 9 (6.34%) Direct Marketing
15 9 (6.34%) Change Management
15 9 (6.34%) MS Office
16 8 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (5.63%) CRM
16 8 (5.63%) Mentoring

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) Lync
2 1 (0.70%) Node.js
2 1 (0.70%) Apache
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Office
2 6 (4.23%) SPSS
3 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Business One
1 2 (1.41%) Magento
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.52%) SaaS
1 5 (3.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) VoIP
1 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.70%) Firewall
1 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) DB2
2 1 (0.70%) MS Access
2 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.70%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.70%) Selenium
1 1 (0.70%) Hudson
1 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 59 (41.55%) Retail
2 52 (36.62%) Banking
3 49 (34.51%) Finance
4 18 (12.68%) Marketing
5 16 (11.27%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.82%) Military
8 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.41%) Advertising
9 2 (1.41%) Legal
9 2 (1.41%) Front Office
9 2 (1.41%) Back Office
9 2 (1.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) HTML
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) CSS
3 3 (2.11%) HTML5
4 2 (1.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) XML
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) RESTful
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) E-Learning
1 6 (4.23%) Statistics
1 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.41%) DTV
4 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.41%) FMCG
4 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.41%) User Experience
4 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) Home Automation
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.70%) Equities
5 1 (0.70%) CCTV
5 1 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
2 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) Matrix Management
2 23 (16.20%) Risk Management
2 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.38%) Project Management
3 19 (13.38%) Service Delivery
4 16 (11.27%) Programme Management
5 15 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.56%) ITIL
6 11 (7.75%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.75%) Analytics
7 10 (7.04%) Line Management
8 9 (6.34%) Time Management
8 9 (6.34%) Direct Marketing
8 9 (6.34%) IT Governance
8 9 (6.34%) Change Management
9 8 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.63%) CRM
9 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.93%) Coaching
10 7 (4.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.23%) C#
2 5 (3.52%) Java
3 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.82%) PHP
3 4 (2.82%) C
4 2 (1.41%) Python
4 2 (1.41%) SQL
5 1 (0.70%) VBA
5 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (32.39%) ACCA
1 46 (32.39%) CISA
2 31 (21.83%) CISM
3 23 (16.20%) Degree
4 13 (9.15%) MBA
5 5 (3.52%) MCP
6 4 (2.82%) CCIE
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Firmware
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (2.82%) SAP
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle
5 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.41%) VMware
5 2 (1.41%) Google
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco
5 2 (1.41%) Remedy
5 2 (1.41%) Apple
5 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithmics
6 1 (0.70%) ATG
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Demandware
6 1 (0.70%) Twitter
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago