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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 821 787 786
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 82 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.071% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.075% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 80
Average salary £100,000 £85,000 £88,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,750
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £132,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £78,750 £110,000
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -28.40%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 29 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 20 August 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 -16 74 £100,000 +17.64% 7
London -14 45 £110,000 +27.53% 6
South East +1 11 £95,000 +58.33%
City of London -10 4 £110,000 +31.34%
Oxford - 4 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £95,000 -
Brighton - 3 £95,000 -
Scotland - 3 £80,000 - 1
East of England -1 2 £80,000 +81.81% 1
West Midlands -5 2 £85,000 +9.67%
South West -9 2 £82,500 +312.50%
Berkshire -9 2 £100,000 -42.85%
Gloucestershire - 2 £82,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £87,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £80,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £80,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £80,000 -
Manchester - 2 £80,000 -
North West - 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Surrey -7 1 £100,000 +66.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £100,000 -
Yateley - 1 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £105,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (33.52%) JavaScript
2 48 (27.27%) Java
3 43 (24.43%) CSS
4 42 (23.86%) HTML
5 39 (22.16%) PHP
6 36 (20.45%) jQuery
7 34 (19.32%) Linux
7 34 (19.32%) Finance
8 33 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 33 (18.75%) Degree
9 31 (17.61%) Analytics
10 29 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (14.77%) MySQL
12 23 (13.07%) Ruby
12 23 (13.07%) Mobile App
13 19 (10.80%) Project Management
14 17 (9.66%) SQL
14 17 (9.66%) Python
14 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
14 17 (9.66%) Big Data
14 17 (9.66%) SaaS
14 17 (9.66%) Business Development
15 16 (9.09%) Zend
15 16 (9.09%) Hadoop
15 16 (9.09%) Open Source
16 15 (8.52%) Git (software)
16 15 (8.52%) Oracle
16 15 (8.52%) .NET
16 15 (8.52%) Apache
16 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (8.52%) Apache
2 7 (3.98%) WordPress
2 7 (3.98%) nginx
2 7 (3.98%) IIS
2 7 (3.98%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (1.70%) SAS
4 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.14%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.57%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Lync
5 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.66%) SaaS
2 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.55%) IaaS
4 7 (3.98%) PaaS
5 6 (3.41%) GitHub
6 3 (1.70%) Heroku
6 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) WAN
2 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) Extranet
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) MySQL
2 17 (9.66%) Big Data
3 16 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.68%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.11%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.55%) OLAP
9 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.98%) Subversion
3 4 (2.27%) JUnit
4 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (19.32%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Banking
3 10 (5.68%) Marketing
4 7 (3.98%) Advertising
4 7 (3.98%) Publishing
4 7 (3.98%) Games
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Front Office
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.70%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.43%) CSS
2 42 (23.86%) HTML
3 36 (20.45%) jQuery
4 15 (8.52%) .NET
4 15 (8.52%) Ajax
5 13 (7.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (6.25%) REST
7 10 (5.68%) Zend Framework
8 8 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (4.55%) Kafka
8 8 (4.55%) LAMP
8 8 (4.55%) Web Services
9 7 (3.98%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (3.98%) Smarty
10 6 (3.41%) CSS3
10 6 (3.41%) Laravel
11 5 (2.84%) Django
11 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.84%) WCF
11 5 (2.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Mobile App
2 16 (9.09%) Open Source
3 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.84%) Social Media
8 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.27%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.14%) BBC
9 2 (1.14%) iPhone
9 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) FMCG
10 1 (0.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Linux
2 13 (7.39%) Android
3 12 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 10 (5.68%) Windows
6 6 (3.41%) UNIX
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 31 (17.61%) Analytics
3 29 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.80%) Project Management
5 17 (9.66%) Business Development
6 15 (8.52%) Strategic Planning
6 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.95%) Scrum
8 13 (7.39%) B2B
9 12 (6.82%) MVC
9 12 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 11 (6.25%) OO
11 10 (5.68%) TDD
11 10 (5.68%) Business Transformation
11 10 (5.68%) OO PHP
12 9 (5.11%) Web Development
13 8 (4.55%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.52%) JavaScript
2 48 (27.27%) Java
3 39 (22.16%) PHP
4 23 (13.07%) Ruby
5 17 (9.66%) Python
5 17 (9.66%) SQL
6 10 (5.68%) C#
7 8 (4.55%) PHP5
8 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.41%) C++
10 4 (2.27%) C
11 3 (1.70%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) Scala
12 2 (1.14%) Haskell
13 1 (0.57%) Erlang
13 1 (0.57%) Clojure
13 1 (0.57%) Golang
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (18.75%) Degree
2 11 (6.25%) MBA
3 6 (3.41%) PhD
4 2 (1.14%) CCNA
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.09%) Zend
3 15 (8.52%) Oracle
4 12 (6.82%) Google
5 10 (5.68%) Facebook
6 9 (5.11%) SAP
7 5 (2.84%) Twitter
8 3 (1.70%) Teradata
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco
8 3 (1.70%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.70%) Informatica
9 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 2 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.14%) VMware
10 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) HP
10 1 (0.57%) EMC
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