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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 636 637 612
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 15 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.053% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.055% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 39
Average salary £110,000 £102,500 £97,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £47,500 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £121,000 £132,500 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £71,250 £126,250
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -43.56%
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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +61 4 £105,000 -17.64%
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Marketing
5 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) PHP
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 5 (14.71%) Back Office
8 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco
8 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) Ruby
8 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) High Availability
8 4 (11.76%) Big Data
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) QA

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) Node.js
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DWDM
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
1 2 (5.88%) NGN
1 2 (5.88%) Packet Switching
1 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
1 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
1 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Back Office
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.82%) Fintech
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.88%) New Media
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) Equities
5 1 (2.94%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
6 3 (8.82%) Online Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) E-business
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 6 (17.65%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.88%) eSpeed
3 2 (5.88%) Murex
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Tradeweb
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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