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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 792 828 809
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 107 77 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.071% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.075% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 58
Average salary £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £139,500 £130,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 2014. 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 +18 98 £100,000 +11.11% 4
London +25 75 £100,000 - 1
City of London +19 17 £100,000 +2.56% 1
North West 0 10 £55,000 -45.00%
Scotland - 5 £95,000 -
Manchester - 5 £56,250 -
East Midlands +20 4 £112,000 +69.69%
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £112,000 -
Wales - 4 £103,750 -
South Wales - 4 £103,750 -
Chesterfield - 4 £112,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £95,000 -
Harpenden - 3 £100,000 -
East of England - 3 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £100,000 -
West Midlands -21 2 £70,000 -33.33% 1
Newport - 2 £100,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £100,000 -
Birmingham -5 1 - -
South West -6 1 £70,000 +40.00%
South East -17 1 £65,000 -5.45% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -
Dorset - 1 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £105,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £100,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £65,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 69 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.63%) Java
3 44 (23.91%) Finance
4 34 (18.48%) Analytics
5 32 (17.39%) Big Data
6 30 (16.30%) JavaScript
7 25 (13.59%) .NET
8 24 (13.04%) Scrum
8 24 (13.04%) Hadoop
9 23 (12.50%) PHP
10 20 (10.87%) SQL
10 20 (10.87%) HTML
10 20 (10.87%) Degree
11 19 (10.33%) Apple iOS
12 18 (9.78%) PaaS
12 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.24%) Microsoft
14 16 (8.70%) Open Source
15 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
16 14 (7.61%) C#
16 14 (7.61%) SaaS
16 14 (7.61%) IaaS
16 14 (7.61%) Android
16 14 (7.61%) Marketing
16 14 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (7.07%) Ruby
17 13 (7.07%) HTML5
17 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
17 13 (7.07%) CSS

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.26%) SAS
3 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.72%) Node.js
4 4 (2.17%) Drupal
4 4 (2.17%) IIS
5 3 (1.63%) JBoss
5 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.63%) CMS
5 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.09%) Lync
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) SPSS
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Maximo
3 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.78%) PaaS
2 14 (7.61%) IaaS
2 14 (7.61%) SaaS
3 7 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.26%) Office 365
5 5 (2.72%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.63%) GitHub
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.39%) Big Data
2 24 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.35%) OLAP
5 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.72%) MySQL
7 5 (2.72%) BigTable
8 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.63%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) JUnit
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (23.91%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Marketing
3 10 (5.43%) Retail
4 8 (4.35%) Games
5 7 (3.80%) Banking
6 6 (3.26%) Law
6 6 (3.26%) Advertising
7 5 (2.72%) Publishing
7 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Back Office
9 2 (1.09%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.59%) .NET
2 20 (10.87%) HTML
3 13 (7.07%) CSS
3 13 (7.07%) HTML5
4 8 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (4.35%) Kafka
5 7 (3.80%) Spring
5 7 (3.80%) Django
5 7 (3.80%) jQuery
6 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (2.72%) cocos2d
7 5 (2.72%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.63%) CSS3
8 3 (1.63%) Spring MVC
8 3 (1.63%) LAMP
8 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.63%) Web Services
8 3 (1.63%) J2SE
8 3 (1.63%) J2EE
8 3 (1.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Open Source
2 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.43%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.80%) Social Media
5 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.17%) Blog
7 3 (1.63%) Social Network
7 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.33%) Apple iOS
2 14 (7.61%) Android
3 9 (4.89%) Linux
4 6 (3.26%) Windows
5 4 (2.17%) UNIX
6 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.48%) Analytics
3 24 (13.04%) Scrum
4 18 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (7.07%) Migration
7 12 (6.52%) Security Management
7 12 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.52%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (5.98%) Strategic Planning
8 11 (5.98%) B2B
8 11 (5.98%) Project Management
9 9 (4.89%) Business Development
9 9 (4.89%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 8 (4.35%) Web Development
10 8 (4.35%) TDD
10 8 (4.35%) People Management
11 7 (3.80%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.63%) Java
2 30 (16.30%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.50%) PHP
4 20 (10.87%) SQL
5 14 (7.61%) C#
6 13 (7.07%) Python
6 13 (7.07%) Ruby
7 6 (3.26%) Scala
7 6 (3.26%) R
7 6 (3.26%) C++
8 5 (2.72%) Clojure
9 4 (2.17%) C
10 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) PHP5
11 1 (0.54%) Haskell
11 1 (0.54%) Erlang
11 1 (0.54%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) CCNA
2 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.89%) Google
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle
4 4 (2.17%) Cisco
5 3 (1.63%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Facebook
6 2 (1.09%) Twitter
6 2 (1.09%) IBM
6 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.09%) HP
6 2 (1.09%) EMC
6 2 (1.09%) NetApp
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Zend
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