The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Operating Officer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Operating Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Operating Officer
Rank 899 918 869
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £120,000 £85,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +38.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £73,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £124,000 £97,000 £93,750
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,000

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Chief Operating Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Chief Operating Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Operating Officer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England +46 5 £120,000 +41.17%
London +19 4 £120,000 +41.17%
City of London - 2 £75,000 -
South East - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Chief Operating Officer
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Operating Officer 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 Chief Operating Officer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Online Gambling
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Chief Operating Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Operating Officer 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 Chief Operating Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Gambling
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
1 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery