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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 807 843 811
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 85 86 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.074% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.078% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 64 70 58
Average salary £94,000 £95,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £140,000 £130,250
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £95,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.58%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +19 80 £93,750 -1.31% 12
London +29 55 £110,000 +22.22% 8
South East +6 14 £65,000 -13.33% 1
City of London +27 7 £78,750 -28.40% 2
East of England - 5 £82,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £82,500 - 1
East Sussex +28 4 - -
Brighton +26 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £100,000 -
Scotland - 4 £94,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £94,000 -
Hampshire +3 2 £65,000 -13.33%
West Midlands -10 2 £92,500 +42.30%
Warwickshire - 2 £92,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £80,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
Staines - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £100,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Oxford -5 1 £55,000 -26.66%
South West -12 1 £42,500 -48.48%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £65,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £95,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.28%) Finance
3 66 (31.28%) User Experience
4 50 (23.70%) Analytics
5 45 (21.33%) JavaScript
6 40 (18.96%) Python
7 32 (15.17%) Big Data
8 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
8 29 (13.74%) Data Integration
8 29 (13.74%) Supplier Management
9 26 (12.32%) TDD
9 26 (12.32%) Information Security
9 26 (12.32%) Marketing
10 23 (10.90%) C#
10 23 (10.90%) Pandas
11 22 (10.43%) Management Information System
12 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
12 21 (9.95%) .NET
12 21 (9.95%) Social Media
13 19 (9.00%) Microsoft
13 19 (9.00%) Enterprise Cloud
14 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (8.53%) Java
14 18 (8.53%) Ruby
14 18 (8.53%) Strategic Planning
15 17 (8.06%) PHP
15 17 (8.06%) B2C
15 17 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (7.58%) Extreme Programming
16 16 (7.58%) Open Source

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (7.58%) Node.js
2 6 (2.84%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.42%) nginx
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.95%) Mule
4 2 (0.95%) CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.79%) SaaS
2 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Heroku
4 2 (0.95%) GitHub
4 2 (0.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) Big Data
2 11 (5.21%) MySQL
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.42%) DB2
6 2 (0.95%) Redis
6 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.90%) Grunt
2 4 (1.90%) Bower
3 2 (0.95%) GitLab
4 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (40.28%) Finance
2 26 (12.32%) Marketing
3 15 (7.11%) Retail
4 14 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.84%) Banking
7 5 (2.37%) Local Government
8 4 (1.90%) Games
8 4 (1.90%) Law
8 4 (1.90%) Electronics
9 3 (1.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.95%) Publishing
10 2 (0.95%) Legal
10 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) Pandas
2 21 (9.95%) .NET
3 13 (6.16%) HTML
3 13 (6.16%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.27%) jQuery
4 9 (4.27%) CSS
5 8 (3.79%) Spring
5 8 (3.79%) Symfony
6 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.84%) XML
7 6 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.84%) REST
8 5 (2.37%) RESTful
8 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.37%) HTML5
8 5 (2.37%) Web Services
8 5 (2.37%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.90%) Lucene
9 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.28%) User Experience
2 29 (13.74%) Data Integration
3 22 (10.43%) Management Information System
4 21 (9.95%) Social Media
5 19 (9.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (4.27%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.79%) Algorithms
10 7 (3.32%) FMCG
10 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.84%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.90%) DTV
14 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.95%) iPad
14 2 (0.95%) iPhone
14 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.95%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.58%) Apple iOS
2 12 (5.69%) Android
3 6 (2.84%) Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Windows
5 2 (0.95%) UNIX
5 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.70%) Analytics
3 29 (13.74%) Supplier Management
3 29 (13.74%) Integration Testing
4 26 (12.32%) TDD
4 26 (12.32%) Information Security
5 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.53%) Strategic Planning
7 17 (8.06%) B2C
7 17 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (7.58%) Extreme Programming
8 16 (7.58%) Open Source
9 15 (7.11%) Pair Programming
10 14 (6.64%) OO
11 11 (5.21%) Project Management
12 10 (4.74%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (4.74%) iOS Development
13 9 (4.27%) Web Application Development
13 9 (4.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.33%) JavaScript
2 40 (18.96%) Python
3 23 (10.90%) C#
4 18 (8.53%) Java
4 18 (8.53%) Ruby
5 17 (8.06%) PHP
6 3 (1.42%) SQL
7 2 (0.95%) PHP5
7 2 (0.95%) Scala
7 2 (0.95%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.27%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) PhD
2 2 (0.95%) ACCA
2 2 (0.95%) CIMA
3 1 (0.47%) MBA
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Varnish
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
1 2 (0.95%) Puppet
1 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.95%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.16%) Oracle
3 10 (4.74%) SAP
4 7 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.90%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.90%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Google
6 3 (1.42%) HP
6 3 (1.42%) Cognos
7 2 (0.95%) hybris
7 2 (0.95%) Percona
7 2 (0.95%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus / Shares package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Equity + Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Great Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago