The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 178 150 167
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.30% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Head of IT
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 2543 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.93% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2829 2006 2302
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Leeds

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Logistics
3 5 (25.00%) RedPrairie
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) EDI
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) EDI
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) RedPrairie
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Laserfiche