The table below looks at the statistics for the Account Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Account Director in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Account Director
Rank 865 810 880
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an Account Director 70 127 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 33
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £119,800 £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £50,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+58.41% -36.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Account Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Account Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Account Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Account Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK.

Account Director Salary Trend in the UK

Account Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Account Director over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Account Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Account Director
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -41 66 £80,000 +45.45% 13
London -25 40 £70,000 -15.15% 9
South East +2 18 £120,000 +135.29% 3
Berkshire -1 10 £130,000 +72.18% 3
Surrey +10 5 £120,000 +128.57%
City of London +35 4 £77,500 +34.78% 2
North West +24 4 £82,500 +69.23%
Manchester +17 4 £82,500 +69.23%
Bath +2 4 £56,250 +7.14%
Somerset -4 4 £56,250 +7.14%
South West -9 4 £56,250 +7.14%
Scotland - 2 £38,750 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £65,000 -
Reading - 2 £80,000 - 3
Belfast - 1 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £80,000 -

Account Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Account Director 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 Account Director in their job title.

1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 34 (31.19%) Marketing
3 25 (22.94%) Telecoms
4 18 (16.51%) Degree
5 15 (13.76%) Business Development
6 11 (10.09%) Banking
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (7.34%) Open Source
9 7 (6.42%) Time Management
9 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.42%) People Management
9 7 (6.42%) Workflow
9 7 (6.42%) CRM
10 6 (5.50%) Social Media
11 5 (4.59%) Analytics
11 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.59%) Internet
11 5 (4.59%) Project Management
11 5 (4.59%) SEO
11 5 (4.59%) Legal
11 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.59%) Scrum
11 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.67%) Information Management
12 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (3.67%) Pay per click
12 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.67%) Retail
12 4 (3.67%) C

Account Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Account Director 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 Account Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.75%) CMS
1 3 (2.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) WAN
4 2 (1.83%) ATM
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
General
1 40 (36.70%) Finance
2 34 (31.19%) Marketing
3 25 (22.94%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.09%) Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Legal
6 4 (3.67%) Retail
7 3 (2.75%) Advertising
7 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.92%) Electronics
9 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.92%) Law
9 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Social Media
3 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.75%) Fintech
4 2 (1.83%) Chemistry
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.76%) Business Development
2 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.26%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Open Source
4 7 (6.42%) CRM
4 7 (6.42%) People Management
4 7 (6.42%) Time Management
4 7 (6.42%) Workflow
5 5 (4.59%) Analytics
5 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.59%) Project Management
5 5 (4.59%) Scrum
5 5 (4.59%) SEO
5 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.67%) Information Management
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (3.67%) Pay per click
6 4 (3.67%) SDLC
6 4 (3.67%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) Basel III
2 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) Cognizant
2 3 (2.75%) SAP
3 2 (1.83%) Facebook
3 2 (1.83%) Twitter
4 1 (0.92%) IBM
4 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
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