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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 139 138 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.044% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £85,000 £110,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +254.83%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Head of IT
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2155 2233 2098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 92.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1630 1700
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Reading

Head of IT
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle