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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 783 857 810
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 120 83 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 105 72 56
Average salary £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £130,000 £117,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £98,750 £95,000
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £38,500
% 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 17 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 17 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 +73 118 £95,000 +5.55% 13
London +24 79 £100,000 +17.64% 7
South East +11 16 £75,000 -16.66% 2
City of London +24 12 £93,750 -10.71% 3
North West +8 7 £100,000 +9.58%
East Midlands - 5 £57,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £75,000 - 1
Leicester - 5 £77,500 - 1
Brighton - 4 - -
Crewe - 4 £102,500 -
Oxford - 4 £75,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £102,500 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £90,000 -
East of England - 3 £115,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £90,000 -
Berkshire +1 2 £88,750 -1.38%
South West -10 2 £57,500 +64.28%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £113,750 -
Basingstoke - 2 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £57,500 -
Loughborough - 2 £57,500 -
Derby - 2 £57,500 -
Bristol +5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridge - 1 £140,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £125,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 84 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.91%) Finance
3 47 (22.27%) User Experience
4 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 35 (16.59%) Analytics
6 27 (12.80%) Java
7 26 (12.32%) C#
8 25 (11.85%) Big Data
9 24 (11.37%) Integration Testing
9 24 (11.37%) Data Integration
10 23 (10.90%) Open Source
10 23 (10.90%) Ruby
10 23 (10.90%) Marketing
10 23 (10.90%) Python
11 22 (10.43%) .NET
12 21 (9.95%) PHP
12 21 (9.95%) TDD
13 19 (9.00%) Information Security
13 19 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (9.00%) Supplier Management
14 18 (8.53%) HTML
14 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
14 18 (8.53%) E-Commerce
15 17 (8.06%) Management Information System
15 17 (8.06%) Social Media
16 16 (7.58%) Strategic Planning
17 15 (7.11%) OO
17 15 (7.11%) AngularJS
18 14 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (6.64%) Pandas

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 12 (5.69%) Node.js
2 6 (2.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.84%) SAS
2 6 (2.84%) CMS
3 4 (1.90%) Drupal
3 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.42%) JBoss
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) SPSS
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.95%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.74%) SaaS
3 7 (3.32%) GitHub
4 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.84%) PaaS
5 5 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.90%) IaaS
7 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.95%) Heroku
8 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.84%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) Big Data
2 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.69%) MySQL
4 8 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.42%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.42%) DB2
7 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.95%) Redis
9 1 (0.47%) BigTable
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) JUnit
3 2 (0.95%) Grunt
3 2 (0.95%) Bower
4 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (37.91%) Finance
2 23 (10.90%) Marketing
3 14 (6.64%) Retail
4 10 (4.74%) Games
5 9 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.84%) Advertising
7 5 (2.37%) Banking
7 5 (2.37%) Local Government
7 5 (2.37%) Back Office
8 4 (1.90%) Law
9 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.42%) Electronics
9 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Publishing
10 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.95%) Front Office
10 2 (0.95%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.43%) .NET
2 18 (8.53%) HTML
3 15 (7.11%) AngularJS
4 14 (6.64%) Pandas
4 14 (6.64%) jQuery
5 10 (4.74%) HTML5
5 10 (4.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (4.74%) CSS
6 8 (3.79%) Web Services
6 8 (3.79%) Spring
7 5 (2.37%) LAMP
7 5 (2.37%) Lucene
7 5 (2.37%) Django
8 4 (1.90%) Symfony
8 4 (1.90%) JSON
8 4 (1.90%) RESTful
8 4 (1.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.90%) XML
8 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.27%) User Experience
2 24 (11.37%) Data Integration
3 23 (10.90%) Open Source
4 17 (8.06%) Social Media
4 17 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.69%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (4.27%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.32%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.90%) DTV
12 3 (1.42%) Web 2.0
12 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.42%) FMCG
12 3 (1.42%) Social Network
12 3 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.95%) Blog
13 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.16%) Apple iOS
2 10 (4.74%) Android
3 6 (2.84%) Linux
4 4 (1.90%) Windows
5 3 (1.42%) UNIX
6 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.59%) Analytics
3 24 (11.37%) Integration Testing
4 21 (9.95%) TDD
5 19 (9.00%) Information Security
5 19 (9.00%) Supplier Management
5 19 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (8.53%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.58%) Strategic Planning
8 15 (7.11%) OO
9 14 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (5.69%) B2C
11 11 (5.21%) Project Management
11 11 (5.21%) CRM
11 11 (5.21%) Scrum
12 10 (4.74%) People Management
13 9 (4.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (4.27%) Asset Management
13 9 (4.27%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
2 27 (12.80%) Java
3 26 (12.32%) C#
4 23 (10.90%) Python
4 23 (10.90%) Ruby
5 21 (9.95%) PHP
6 12 (5.69%) SQL
7 6 (2.84%) R
8 5 (2.37%) C
9 3 (1.42%) C++
9 3 (1.42%) Scala
10 2 (0.95%) Clojure
10 2 (0.95%) PHP5
11 1 (0.47%) Erlang
11 1 (0.47%) F#
11 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (6.64%) Oracle
1 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.74%) Google
3 9 (4.27%) SAP
4 8 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.42%) Cognos
5 3 (1.42%) Facebook
6 2 (0.95%) Twitter
6 2 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: Equity compensation initially
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £150000 - £180000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
College of Policing Ltd-
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevation Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 27 days ago