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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 794 851 824
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 109 77 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.066% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.070% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 96 64 53
Average salary £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £130,000 £119,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £98,750 £95,000
% change year-on-year
-21.51% +3.94%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 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 1 April 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 +72 106 £95,000 +4.10% 11
London -1 69 £100,000 +17.64% 7
South East +1 16 £75,000 -16.66% 3
City of London +12 11 £92,500 +8.82% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £75,000 - 1
Oxford - 7 £75,000 -
North West +12 5 £100,000 +9.58%
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £57,500 -
Leicester - 4 £67,500 -
South West -16 3 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England - 3 £115,000 -
Crewe - 3 £100,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £100,000 -
Bristol 0 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Berkshire -8 2 £88,750 -1.38%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £113,750 -
Derbyshire - 2 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £80,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £57,500 -
Derby - 2 £57,500 -
Loughborough - 2 £57,500 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £80,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £57,500 -
Manchester 0 1 £100,000 +9.58%
Maidenhead - 1 £72,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £67,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 83 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.97%) Finance
3 35 (16.75%) User Experience
4 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.83%) Java
6 30 (14.35%) Analytics
7 27 (12.92%) C#
8 25 (11.96%) .NET
9 23 (11.00%) Marketing
10 22 (10.53%) Ruby
11 21 (10.05%) Integration Testing
11 21 (10.05%) Data Integration
11 21 (10.05%) Open Source
12 20 (9.57%) Big Data
13 19 (9.09%) HTML
13 19 (9.09%) Python
13 19 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 19 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (8.61%) PHP
14 18 (8.61%) TDD
15 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
16 16 (7.66%) Retail
16 16 (7.66%) Supplier Management
16 16 (7.66%) Strategic Planning
17 15 (7.18%) Information Security
17 15 (7.18%) Degree
18 14 (6.70%) SQL
18 14 (6.70%) OO
18 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
18 14 (6.70%) jQuery

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (4.78%) Node.js
2 6 (2.87%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.87%) SAS
2 6 (2.87%) CMS
3 4 (1.91%) Drupal
3 4 (1.91%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.44%) JBoss
4 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Lync
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) SPSS
2 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.78%) SaaS
2 8 (3.83%) PaaS
3 7 (3.35%) GitHub
4 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.39%) IaaS
5 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.44%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.57%) Big Data
2 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.26%) MySQL
4 8 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.44%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.44%) BigTable
7 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.96%) Redis
8 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.96%) DB2
8 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (33.97%) Finance
2 23 (11.00%) Marketing
3 16 (7.66%) Retail
4 11 (5.26%) Games
5 9 (4.31%) Law
5 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.87%) Back Office
6 6 (2.87%) Banking
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
7 5 (2.39%) Local Government
8 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Publishing
8 3 (1.44%) Electronics
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.96%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.96%) .NET
2 19 (9.09%) HTML
3 14 (6.70%) jQuery
3 14 (6.70%) AngularJS
4 12 (5.74%) HTML5
4 12 (5.74%) CSS
5 10 (4.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (4.31%) Spring
7 8 (3.83%) Web Services
7 8 (3.83%) Django
8 7 (3.35%) Pandas
9 5 (2.39%) Lucene
9 5 (2.39%) LAMP
10 4 (1.91%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.91%) JSON
10 4 (1.91%) RESTful
10 4 (1.91%) Sass
11 3 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.44%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) User Experience
2 21 (10.05%) Data Integration
2 21 (10.05%) Open Source
3 13 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.74%) Social Media
4 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (2.39%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.91%) DTV
7 4 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.44%) Social Network
8 3 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.44%) FMCG
9 2 (0.96%) Blog
9 2 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.70%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.31%) Android
3 4 (1.91%) UNIX
3 4 (1.91%) Windows
3 4 (1.91%) Linux
4 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (14.35%) Analytics
3 21 (10.05%) Integration Testing
4 19 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 18 (8.61%) TDD
6 16 (7.66%) Supplier Management
6 16 (7.66%) Strategic Planning
7 15 (7.18%) Information Security
8 14 (6.70%) OO
9 13 (6.22%) Project Management
9 13 (6.22%) Scrum
9 13 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (5.74%) People Management
11 11 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.26%) CRM
12 10 (4.78%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.78%) Data Management
13 9 (4.31%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.83%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.27%) JavaScript
2 31 (14.83%) Java
3 27 (12.92%) C#
4 22 (10.53%) Ruby
5 19 (9.09%) Python
6 18 (8.61%) PHP
7 14 (6.70%) SQL
8 6 (2.87%) C++
8 6 (2.87%) R
9 4 (1.91%) Scala
9 4 (1.91%) C
10 3 (1.44%) Clojure
11 2 (0.96%) PHP5
12 1 (0.48%) Erlang
12 1 (0.48%) F#
12 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.22%) Oracle
3 12 (5.74%) Google
4 9 (4.31%) SAP
5 7 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.44%) Facebook
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
7 2 (0.96%) Cognos
West London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £90-100,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent salary on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Icredo Digital
Posted: 14 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Redberry Digital Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Negotiable Base Salary + Significant Equity
Posted: 20 days ago