The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 584 579 605
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 39 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.100% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 36
Average salary £76,250 £90,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £109,250 £140,000
UK excluding London average salary £68,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+14.16% +4.34%
Head of Technology
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in London

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in London

Head of Technology
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London -4 12 £65,000 -29.72% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £140,000 -
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 20 (32.79%) Java
1 20 (32.79%) PHP
2 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 12 (19.67%) Project Management
4 11 (18.03%) Ajax
4 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) CSS
4 11 (18.03%) JSP
4 11 (18.03%) Struts
4 11 (18.03%) XML
4 11 (18.03%) DOM
4 11 (18.03%) J2EE
4 11 (18.03%) MySQL
4 11 (18.03%) Windows
4 11 (18.03%) ISO 9001
4 11 (18.03%) Joomla!
4 11 (18.03%) Degree
4 11 (18.03%) JSTL
4 11 (18.03%) jQuery
4 11 (18.03%) WordPress
4 11 (18.03%) Android
4 11 (18.03%) iPhone
5 10 (16.39%) Service Management
6 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 8 (13.11%) Zend
6 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (11.48%) Finance
7 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (18.03%) Joomla!
1 11 (18.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) jQuery
2 11 (18.03%) J2EE
2 11 (18.03%) CSS
2 11 (18.03%) JSP
2 11 (18.03%) Struts
2 11 (18.03%) XML
2 11 (18.03%) DOM
2 11 (18.03%) Ajax
2 11 (18.03%) JSTL
3 6 (9.84%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) iPhone
2 8 (13.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.84%) PMI
4 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.92%) Equities
4 3 (4.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
1 11 (18.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.67%) Project Management
3 10 (16.39%) Service Management
4 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 7 (11.48%) Scrum
5 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
6 6 (9.84%) Six Sigma
6 6 (9.84%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (9.84%) Demand Management
7 4 (6.56%) Low Latency
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Release Management
8 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Java
1 20 (32.79%) PHP
2 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) C++
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) FATCA
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) MiFID
4 1 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) EMIR
4 1 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Zend
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
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