The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Chief Technology Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
UK
Rank 771 839 865
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 78 99 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.097% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 75
Median salary £91,250 £100,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £155,000 £145,500 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Chief Technology Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +83 76 £93,750 -6.25% 10
London +52 62 £100,000 - 7
City of London +49 18 £82,500 -25.00% 1
South East +62 6 £95,000 +18.75% 2
Scotland +29 2 £82,500 -
West Midlands +29 2 £65,000 -23.52% 1
East of England +25 2 £90,000 -28.00%
Birmingham +17 2 £65,000 -23.52% 1
Kent +13 2 £72,500 +3.57%
Brighton +10 2 £95,000 -5.00% 1
East Sussex +9 2 £95,000 -5.00% 1
Edinburgh +6 2 £82,500 -
North West -10 2 £91,250 +10.60%
Manchester -24 2 £91,250 +40.38%
Cambridge - 2 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £90,000 -
Surrey +45 1 £100,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +29 1 £85,000 -19.04%
West Yorkshire +29 1 £85,000 -32.00%
Leeds +24 1 £85,000 -
Hampshire +23 1 - -
South West +17 1 £90,000 -25.00%
Somerset - 1 £90,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £90,000 -

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer in the job title.

1 42 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.35%) Finance
3 31 (17.42%) Java
4 27 (15.17%) E-Commerce
5 25 (14.04%) Big Data
6 24 (13.48%) JavaScript
7 23 (12.92%) Node.js
8 22 (12.36%) Degree
9 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (11.24%) AngularJS
10 20 (11.24%) PHP
10 20 (11.24%) CRM
11 19 (10.67%) .NET
11 19 (10.67%) Marketing
11 19 (10.67%) DevOps
12 18 (10.11%) React
13 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
14 16 (8.99%) Python
15 15 (8.43%) HTML
15 15 (8.43%) SaaS
16 14 (7.87%) Scala
16 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.87%) Mobile Payment
16 14 (7.87%) Ruby
16 14 (7.87%) Scrum
16 14 (7.87%) Retail
17 13 (7.30%) Strategic Planning
17 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
17 13 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
17 13 (7.30%) User Experience

Chief Technology 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.81%) CMS
3 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Mongrel
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.43%) SaaS
3 9 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.37%) Heroku
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.12%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) GSM
2 1 (0.56%) MPLS
2 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) Big Data
2 11 (6.18%) MySQL
2 11 (6.18%) Redis
3 9 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.69%) HBase
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (21.35%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Marketing
3 14 (7.87%) Retail
4 12 (6.74%) Games
5 5 (2.81%) Banking
5 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.25%) Local Government
7 3 (1.69%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) Node.js
2 20 (11.24%) AngularJS
3 19 (10.67%) .NET
4 18 (10.11%) React
5 15 (8.43%) HTML
6 11 (6.18%) Backbone.js
7 10 (5.62%) CSS
8 9 (5.06%) HTML5
9 7 (3.93%) jQuery
10 5 (2.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.81%) Django
10 5 (2.81%) RESTful
11 4 (2.25%) LESS
11 4 (2.25%) REST
11 4 (2.25%) Sass
11 4 (2.25%) Spring
12 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
12 3 (1.69%) Spring Boot
12 3 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.87%) Mobile Payment
3 13 (7.30%) User Experience
4 12 (6.74%) Fintech
5 9 (5.06%) Online Games
6 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.81%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.81%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.25%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.12%) Cryptocurrency
10 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.81%) Android
1 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
1 5 (2.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.17%) E-Commerce
3 20 (11.24%) CRM
4 19 (10.67%) DevOps
5 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
5 14 (7.87%) Scrum
6 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
6 13 (7.30%) Strategic Planning
6 13 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (6.74%) People Management
7 12 (6.74%) Product Management
8 11 (6.18%) OO
9 10 (5.62%) SOA
10 9 (5.06%) Analytics
10 9 (5.06%) Project Management
10 9 (5.06%) Software Architecture
11 8 (4.49%) Machine Learning
11 8 (4.49%) Microservices
11 8 (4.49%) SDLC
11 8 (4.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) Java
2 24 (13.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (11.24%) PHP
4 16 (8.99%) Python
5 14 (7.87%) Ruby
5 14 (7.87%) Scala
6 8 (4.49%) C
6 8 (4.49%) SQL
7 7 (3.93%) C#
8 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.12%) C++
8 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.12%) R
9 1 (0.56%) Go
9 1 (0.56%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.56%) Haskell
9 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) MBA
3 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.81%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.25%) IBM
3 3 (1.69%) SAP
4 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) Facebook
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) Workday
5 1 (0.56%) Zend
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
Ballard Chalmers
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £80k - 120k per year + Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
aap3
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Attractive + EQUITY
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Brighton
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
National Housing Federation
Salary: £90k per year
Posted: 12 days ago