The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 442 455 443
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.043% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.044% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £60,000 £100,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +29.03%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18590 20274 19817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15909 16538 15745
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Technology
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
(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
Hampshire - 9 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £90,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £80,000 -
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 (41.94%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 11 (35.48%) Product Management
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Line Management
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) PHP
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) LAMP
6 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) SaaS
7 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) MCP
8 4 (12.90%) CCIE
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.68%) HTML
9 3 (9.68%) CSS
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 3 (9.68%) ITSM
9 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
10 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 2 (6.45%) Zend

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
General
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) LAMP
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Product Management
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Line Management
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) ITSM
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CCIE
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Zend
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) SAP