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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 427 417 435
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 11 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +82.35%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £77,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +58.97%
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
19596 19875 20253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.19% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 15752 17153
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
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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
Berkshire - 4 £100,000 -
Surrey -3 2 £51,250 -
Sussex - 2 £58,042 -
Middlesex - 2 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Head of Technology
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) LTE
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
3 2 (14.29%) nginx
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) 4G
1 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) SEO
2 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Business Development
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft