The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 821 825 802
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 83 84 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.074% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.078% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 56 72 62
Average salary £85,000 £100,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £75,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £140,000 £124,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £100,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.98%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Chief Technology Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chief Technology Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend

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

Chief Technology Officer Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +7 75 £85,000 -15.00% 5
London +3 54 £110,000 - 3
South East +11 13 £70,000 -30.00%
City of London +33 5 £120,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +2 5 £82,500 +3.12%
Kent - 5 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £82,500 -
East Sussex +19 4 - -
Brighton +17 4 - -
Scotland +10 4 £94,000 +17.50% 1
Surrey +6 4 £62,500 -37.50%
Glasgow +5 3 £94,000 -
Staines - 2 £62,500 -
Manchester +1 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 1
West Midlands -5 1 £90,000 +5.88%
North West -8 1 - -
South West -14 1 £42,500 -48.48% 1
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £90,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer in their job title.

1 93 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (42.71%) Finance
3 63 (31.66%) User Experience
4 52 (26.13%) Analytics
5 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
5 42 (21.11%) Python
6 37 (18.59%) Big Data
7 29 (14.57%) Integration Testing
7 29 (14.57%) Data Integration
7 29 (14.57%) Supplier Management
8 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
9 24 (12.06%) TDD
10 21 (10.55%) Pandas
11 20 (10.05%) Social Media
11 20 (10.05%) Information Security
11 20 (10.05%) Ruby
11 20 (10.05%) Java
11 20 (10.05%) PHP
12 19 (9.55%) Extreme Programming
13 18 (9.05%) Marketing
13 18 (9.05%) Enterprise Cloud
14 17 (8.54%) Management Information System
14 17 (8.54%) .NET
14 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
14 17 (8.54%) Apple iOS
15 16 (8.04%) Open Source
15 16 (8.04%) B2C
16 15 (7.54%) C#
16 15 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (7.04%) Pair Programming

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.53%) Node.js
2 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.51%) nginx
2 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.01%) Mule
3 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Tornado
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) SaaS
2 5 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.50%) NAS
3 1 (0.50%) VoIP
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.59%) Big Data
2 9 (4.52%) MySQL
3 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.02%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.51%) DB2
5 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.01%) Grunt
2 4 (2.01%) Bower
3 2 (1.01%) GitLab
4 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (42.71%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Marketing
3 13 (6.53%) Retail
4 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.51%) Electronics
6 3 (1.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.51%) Law
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.55%) Pandas
2 17 (8.54%) .NET
3 10 (5.03%) HTML
4 9 (4.52%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.02%) Symfony
6 7 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.02%) Spring
7 6 (3.02%) HTML5
7 6 (3.02%) REST
8 5 (2.51%) XML
8 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.51%) CSS
9 4 (2.01%) Web Services
9 4 (2.01%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.01%) Express
9 4 (2.01%) RESTful
10 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.51%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (31.66%) User Experience
2 29 (14.57%) Data Integration
3 20 (10.05%) Social Media
4 18 (9.05%) Enterprise Cloud
5 17 (8.54%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.03%) FMCG
7 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.02%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.02%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.51%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.01%) DTV
12 2 (1.01%) iPad
12 2 (1.01%) iPhone
12 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 13 (6.53%) Android
3 7 (3.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.50%) OpenWrt
4 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.13%) Analytics
3 29 (14.57%) Integration Testing
3 29 (14.57%) Supplier Management
4 24 (12.06%) TDD
5 20 (10.05%) Information Security
6 19 (9.55%) Extreme Programming
7 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.04%) B2C
8 16 (8.04%) Open Source
9 15 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (7.04%) Pair Programming
11 13 (6.53%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (6.03%) Line Management
13 11 (5.53%) Business Analytics
14 10 (5.03%) Project Management
14 10 (5.03%) OO
15 9 (4.52%) iOS Development
16 8 (4.02%) Web Usability
16 8 (4.02%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
1 42 (21.11%) Python
2 20 (10.05%) Ruby
2 20 (10.05%) PHP
2 20 (10.05%) Java
3 15 (7.54%) C#
4 3 (1.51%) Scala
5 2 (1.01%) C++
5 2 (1.01%) SQL
5 2 (1.01%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (2.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) PhD
2 2 (1.01%) ACCA
2 2 (1.01%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Varnish
2 2 (1.01%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.01%) Puppet
1 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.52%) Oracle
3 5 (2.51%) Cisco
3 5 (2.51%) VMware
4 4 (2.01%) IBM
4 4 (2.01%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.51%) HP
5 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.51%) SAP
5 3 (1.51%) Cognos
6 2 (1.01%) hybris
6 2 (1.01%) Percona
6 2 (1.01%) New Relic
7 1 (0.50%) Twitter
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