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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 789 909 891
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 92 65 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.061% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.063% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 83
Median salary £100,000 £93,500 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £147,500 £140,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +89 81 £100,000 +6.95% 6
London +48 62 £100,000 +1.26% 5
Scotland +29 7 £90,000 - 1
East of England +7 5 £80,000 -11.11%
Birmingham - 5 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
North West -15 4 £90,000 -
Manchester - 4 £90,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £125,000 -
Edinburgh +13 3 £90,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £72,500 -
St Albans - 3 £80,000 -
City of London +20 2 £112,500 +40.62% 2
Leeds - 2 £78,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £78,750 -
Southwark - 2 £103,750 -
South East +63 1 £90,000 +28.57%
Wales - 1 £87,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £100,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £90,000 -
Essex - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £115,000 -
Wallington - 1 £90,000 -
Teddington - 1 £110,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £72,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £100,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £115,000 -

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.48%) Finance
3 37 (17.54%) Java
3 37 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.54%) AngularJS
4 33 (15.64%) SaaS
5 32 (15.17%) React
6 31 (14.69%) E-Commerce
7 29 (13.74%) .NET
8 27 (12.80%) PHP
8 27 (12.80%) Strategic Planning
9 25 (11.85%) Scrum
10 24 (11.37%) HTML
10 24 (11.37%) Python
10 24 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (11.37%) Marketing
11 23 (10.90%) DevOps
12 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering
13 21 (9.95%) TDD
13 21 (9.95%) Node.js
14 20 (9.48%) Backbone.js
14 20 (9.48%) Big Data
15 19 (9.00%) Product Management
16 18 (8.53%) Degree
16 18 (8.53%) OO
16 18 (8.53%) MySQL
17 17 (8.06%) CRM
17 17 (8.06%) Microsoft
17 17 (8.06%) Project Management
17 17 (8.06%) Retail

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 (4.27%) CMS
2 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.95%) nginx
4 1 (0.47%) Mongrel
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Magento
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.64%) SaaS
2 24 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.69%) Heroku
4 10 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.90%) GitHub
7 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.95%) IaaS
7 2 (0.95%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.95%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Internet
1 3 (1.42%) Wireless
2 2 (0.95%) Network Security
2 2 (0.95%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) Big Data
2 18 (8.53%) MySQL
3 9 (4.27%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.95%) Redis
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) HBase
8 1 (0.47%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.32%) PhantomJS
3 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.42%) Maven
5 2 (0.95%) MSTest
6 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (18.48%) Finance
2 24 (11.37%) Marketing
3 17 (8.06%) Retail
4 15 (7.11%) Games
5 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.21%) Law
7 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.90%) Local Government
9 3 (1.42%) Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Electronics
10 2 (0.95%) Legal
10 2 (0.95%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.54%) AngularJS
2 32 (15.17%) React
3 29 (13.74%) .NET
4 24 (11.37%) HTML
5 21 (9.95%) Node.js
6 20 (9.48%) Backbone.js
7 17 (8.06%) HTML5
8 15 (7.11%) CSS
9 13 (6.16%) jQuery
10 8 (3.79%) Ember.js
11 7 (3.32%) Spring
12 5 (2.37%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.37%) Middleware
12 5 (2.37%) REST
12 5 (2.37%) Spring MVC
13 4 (1.90%) Django
13 4 (1.90%) LESS
13 4 (1.90%) Sass
14 3 (1.42%) CSS3
14 3 (1.42%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.74%) Fintech
3 9 (4.27%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.79%) Streaming Video
5 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.32%) Online Games
5 7 (3.32%) User Experience
6 6 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.95%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.47%) Equities
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.32%) Android
1 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.69%) E-Commerce
3 27 (12.80%) Strategic Planning
4 25 (11.85%) Scrum
5 23 (10.90%) DevOps
6 22 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 21 (9.95%) TDD
8 19 (9.00%) Product Management
9 18 (8.53%) OO
10 17 (8.06%) CRM
10 17 (8.06%) Project Management
11 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.58%) Web Development
12 13 (6.16%) People Management
12 13 (6.16%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (6.16%) SOA
12 13 (6.16%) Software Architecture
12 13 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (5.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.54%) Java
1 37 (17.54%) JavaScript
2 27 (12.80%) PHP
3 24 (11.37%) Python
4 17 (8.06%) Ruby
5 16 (7.58%) C#
6 13 (6.16%) Scala
7 11 (5.21%) SQL
8 10 (4.74%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) Go
9 1 (0.47%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) CCNA
2 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.47%) PhD
2 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.21%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.32%) IBM
3 6 (2.84%) SAP
4 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
4 2 (0.95%) Google
4 2 (0.95%) Zend
5 1 (0.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco
5 1 (0.47%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.47%) Facebook
5 1 (0.47%) Nokia
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) Twitter
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
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