The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 234 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 17 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.084% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.089% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £63,750 £71,500
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -10.83%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6257 6755 6934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 94.91% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5100 5470 5930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in the North West

Head of Technology
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +10 12 - -
Cheshire +5 5 £77,500 -
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (59.09%) Retail
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) ACCA
2 12 (54.55%) CISA
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Matrix Management
4 7 (31.82%) CISM
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) SaaS
5 5 (22.73%) PaaS
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
5 5 (22.73%) Data Privacy
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Back Office
7 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
7 1 (4.55%) Windows
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 13 (59.09%) Retail
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows CE
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
1 7 (31.82%) Matrix Management
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ACCA
1 12 (54.55%) CISA
2 7 (31.82%) CISM