The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Chief Operating Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Operating Officer
Rank 868 949 988
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Median salary £125,000 £100,000 £96,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £95,000 £93,250
10% offered a salary of more than £170,000 £137,500 £99,250
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Chief Operating Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

Chief Operating Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Trend

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

Chief Operating Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Chief Operating Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Operating Officer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 8 £125,000 +25.00%
London +67 8 £125,000 +25.00%

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Chief Operating Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Business Development
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Logistics
5 4 (16.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (12.00%) Online Gambling
6 3 (12.00%) Back Office
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Legal
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.00%) Business Forecasting
7 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
7 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.00%) Advertising
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 2 (8.00%) Electronics

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Banking
5 3 (12.00%) Back Office
5 3 (12.00%) Legal
6 2 (8.00%) Advertising
6 2 (8.00%) Dutch Language
6 2 (8.00%) Electronics
6 2 (8.00%) French Language
6 2 (8.00%) German Language
6 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
6 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (4.00%) Front Office
7 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) Online Gambling
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Development
1 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.00%) Logistics
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 4 (16.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (8.00%) Business Forecasting
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CLAS
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.00%) EMIR
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.00%) SAP