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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
UK
Rank 763 872 852
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 82 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.078% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 68
Median salary £97,500 £90,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £155,000 £146,000 £128,000
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £85,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £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 January 2017 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 26 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 January 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 +67 75 £100,000 +11.11% 15
London +56 61 £103,750 +3.75% 11
City of London +34 8 £86,250 -21.59% 4
West Midlands +5 5 £75,000 -11.76%
Birmingham +4 5 £75,000 -11.76%
Scotland +27 4 £90,000 -
East of England - 4 £85,000 -
South East +57 2 £90,000 +28.57% 4
Edinburgh +8 2 £82,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £125,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £90,000 -
St Albans - 2 £77,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £90,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £77,500 -
West Yorkshire +29 1 £85,000 -32.00%
Yorkshire +25 1 £85,000 -19.04%
Leeds +24 1 £85,000 -
North West -22 1 £90,000 -10.00%
Manchester -28 1 £90,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Wallington - 1 £90,000 -
Somerset - 1 £90,000 -
South West - 1 £90,000 -
Bath - 1 £90,000 -
Southwark - 1 £82,500 -

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 49 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.69%) Java
3 35 (17.68%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.68%) Finance
4 31 (15.66%) AngularJS
5 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 27 (13.64%) PHP
7 25 (12.63%) Python
7 25 (12.63%) React
8 24 (12.12%) SaaS
9 23 (11.62%) .NET
9 23 (11.62%) DevOps
10 22 (11.11%) Big Data
11 21 (10.61%) HTML
12 20 (10.10%) CRM
12 20 (10.10%) Scrum
12 20 (10.10%) Marketing
12 20 (10.10%) Node.js
12 20 (10.10%) Degree
13 19 (9.60%) Backbone.js
13 19 (9.60%) Strategic Planning
13 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
14 18 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (8.59%) Games
16 16 (8.08%) Retail
16 16 (8.08%) Product Management
17 15 (7.58%) Scala
17 15 (7.58%) HTML5
17 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
17 15 (7.58%) TDD

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 7 (3.54%) CMS
2 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) Mongrel
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) SaaS
2 18 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.54%) Heroku
5 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.02%) GitHub
7 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.01%) IaaS
7 2 (1.01%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.01%) Office 365
8 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) GSM
3 1 (0.51%) MPLS
3 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.11%) Big Data
2 15 (7.58%) MySQL
3 9 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.54%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.02%) Redis
7 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.52%) HBase
7 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.51%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.03%) PhantomJS
3 3 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) MSTest
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (17.68%) Finance
2 20 (10.10%) Marketing
3 17 (8.59%) Games
4 16 (8.08%) Retail
5 7 (3.54%) Law
5 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.02%) Local Government
8 3 (1.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.66%) AngularJS
2 25 (12.63%) React
3 23 (11.62%) .NET
4 21 (10.61%) HTML
5 20 (10.10%) Node.js
6 19 (9.60%) Backbone.js
7 15 (7.58%) CSS
7 15 (7.58%) HTML5
8 12 (6.06%) jQuery
9 7 (3.54%) Ember.js
10 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.53%) Django
10 5 (2.53%) Spring
11 4 (2.02%) LESS
11 4 (2.02%) Middleware
11 4 (2.02%) REST
11 4 (2.02%) Sass
12 3 (1.52%) CSS3
12 3 (1.52%) Laravel
12 3 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.07%) Mobile Payment
3 11 (5.56%) Fintech
4 10 (5.05%) Online Games
5 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.04%) Streaming Video
5 8 (4.04%) User Experience
6 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.52%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.01%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.51%) FMCG
11 1 (0.51%) iSeries
11 1 (0.51%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.03%) Android
1 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.02%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 23 (11.62%) DevOps
4 20 (10.10%) CRM
4 20 (10.10%) Scrum
5 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
5 19 (9.60%) Strategic Planning
6 16 (8.08%) Product Management
7 15 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.58%) Project Management
7 15 (7.58%) TDD
8 14 (7.07%) OO
8 14 (7.07%) People Management
9 13 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (6.06%) Analytics
10 12 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.06%) SOA
10 12 (6.06%) Software Architecture
11 11 (5.56%) SDLC
12 10 (5.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.69%) Java
2 35 (17.68%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.64%) PHP
4 25 (12.63%) Python
5 15 (7.58%) Scala
6 14 (7.07%) Ruby
7 11 (5.56%) C#
8 10 (5.05%) C
8 10 (5.05%) SQL
9 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) Go
10 1 (0.51%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) MBA
3 1 (0.51%) CCNA
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) GCP
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.54%) IBM
3 4 (2.02%) SAP
4 2 (1.01%) Zend
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
5 1 (0.51%) Workday
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