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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 859 833 828
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 34 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.030% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 43
Average salary £70,000 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £69,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £144,250 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,942 £65,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-3.16% -18.75%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 23 £70,000 -17.64% 1
South East -15 4 £62,942 -
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £75,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £72,500 +20.83%
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) Project Management
3 29 (29.29%) ITIL
4 26 (26.26%) PHP
5 25 (25.25%) Java
6 23 (23.23%) Degree
7 19 (19.19%) Finance
8 18 (18.18%) Scrum
9 17 (17.17%) HTML
10 16 (16.16%) CSS
10 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
11 15 (15.15%) Service Management
12 14 (14.14%) PMI
12 14 (14.14%) PMI Certification
12 14 (14.14%) Windows
12 14 (14.14%) jQuery
13 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.13%) J2EE
13 13 (13.13%) MySQL
14 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
14 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (12.12%) Business Analysis
15 11 (11.11%) Ajax
15 11 (11.11%) Joomla!
15 11 (11.11%) JSTL
15 11 (11.11%) ISO 9001
15 11 (11.11%) JSP
15 11 (11.11%) Struts
15 11 (11.11%) XML
15 11 (11.11%) DOM

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 11 (11.11%) WordPress
2 5 (5.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
2 4 (4.04%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.04%) GitHub
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) LAN
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) MySQL
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.04%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Front Office
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) HTML
2 16 (16.16%) CSS
3 14 (14.14%) jQuery
4 13 (13.13%) J2EE
5 11 (11.11%) JSP
5 11 (11.11%) Struts
5 11 (11.11%) XML
5 11 (11.11%) DOM
5 11 (11.11%) JSTL
5 11 (11.11%) Ajax
6 8 (8.08%) .NET
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.04%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) WCF
8 3 (3.03%) Middleware
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) PMI
2 11 (11.11%) iPhone
2 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.07%) Open Source
5 6 (6.06%) User Experience
6 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.04%) Wiki
8 3 (3.03%) Blog
8 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.03%) Equities
9 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) Social Media
9 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.01%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 11 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) Project Management
3 29 (29.29%) ITIL
4 18 (18.18%) Scrum
5 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
6 15 (15.15%) Service Management
7 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.11%) Demand Management
9 10 (10.10%) Six Sigma
10 9 (9.09%) Operations Management
11 8 (8.08%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.07%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (6.06%) Quality Management
13 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.05%) MVC
14 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
14 5 (5.05%) Process Management
14 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) PHP
2 25 (25.25%) Java
3 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (4.04%) C
6 1 (1.01%) C++
6 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.01%) SQL
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) PMI Certification
3 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.03%) MCTS
5 3 (3.03%) MCITP
5 3 (3.03%) MCPD
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.03%) MCP
5 3 (3.03%) MCSD
5 3 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
3 4 (4.04%) QA
4 2 (2.02%) COBIT
5 1 (1.01%) MiFID
5 1 (1.01%) EMIR
5 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Zend
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Google
4 3 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) Avaya
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
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