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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 854 855 915
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 102 124 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 71
Average salary £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £64,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £150,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £120,000 £85,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -22.72%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 -15 102 £95,000 - 12
London +1 75 £95,000 -5.00% 8
South West +11 14 £120,000 +108.69% 1
City of London +49 12 £125,000 +31.57%
Exeter - 11 £120,000 -
Devon - 11 £120,000 -
South East +24 6 £95,000 +46.15% 2
West Midlands -17 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Bristol -3 2 £61,750 +37.22%
Birmingham -13 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Surrey - 2 £90,000 -
East Sussex +22 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire +15 1 £100,000 +53.84%
Brighton +12 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £112,500 +66.66%
Berkshire +10 1 £140,000 +33.33%
North West +9 1 £65,000 -35.00%
Harrogate +8 1 £112,500 -
East of England +7 1 £125,000 +23.45%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £112,500 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 -
St Albans - 1 £125,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £90,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £125,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 88 (49.44%) Finance
2 70 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
4 38 (21.35%) Marketing
5 33 (18.54%) Java
6 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
7 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
8 25 (14.04%) PHP
8 25 (14.04%) Big Data
8 25 (14.04%) Analytics
9 24 (13.48%) Open Source
10 22 (12.36%) .NET
11 21 (11.80%) AngularJS
12 20 (11.24%) Linux
12 20 (11.24%) Retail
12 20 (11.24%) User Experience
13 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (10.67%) Degree
14 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
14 18 (10.11%) C#
15 17 (9.55%) HTML
15 17 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (8.99%) Apple iOS
16 16 (8.99%) Python
16 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
17 15 (8.43%) Mobile App
17 15 (8.43%) Fintech
18 14 (7.87%) DevOps
18 14 (7.87%) Scrum
18 14 (7.87%) Project Management

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (5.06%) Node.js
2 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.81%) Mule
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) MQSI
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) SaaS
3 6 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Heroku
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (2.81%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) Big Data
2 11 (6.18%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.37%) MySQL
5 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.12%) Redis
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Ant
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Maven
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 88 (49.44%) Finance
2 38 (21.35%) Marketing
3 20 (11.24%) Retail
4 10 (5.62%) Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Electronics
6 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.81%) Law
8 4 (2.25%) Back Office
8 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Advertising
10 2 (1.12%) Legal
11 1 (0.56%) Billing
11 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.36%) .NET
2 21 (11.80%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.55%) HTML
4 12 (6.74%) Web Services
5 11 (6.18%) CSS
5 11 (6.18%) HTML5
6 6 (3.37%) CSS3
6 6 (3.37%) REST
6 6 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (3.37%) Spring
6 6 (3.37%) Symfony
7 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.81%) J2EE
7 5 (2.81%) MEAN Stack
7 5 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.25%) LESS
9 3 (1.69%) React
9 3 (1.69%) Sass
9 3 (1.69%) SOAP
10 2 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) User Experience
2 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.43%) Fintech
4 15 (8.43%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.81%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.69%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) BBC
8 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.56%) Informatics
9 1 (0.56%) Kindle
9 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.30%) Windows
4 11 (6.18%) Android
5 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.60%) E-Commerce
3 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.04%) Analytics
5 24 (13.48%) Open Source
6 14 (7.87%) Data Analysis
6 14 (7.87%) DevOps
6 14 (7.87%) Product Management
6 14 (7.87%) Project Management
6 14 (7.87%) Scrum
7 13 (7.30%) Data Analytics
7 13 (7.30%) Machine Learning
8 11 (6.18%) OpenUP
9 9 (5.06%) B2B
9 9 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.49%) Mobile Commerce
10 8 (4.49%) SDLC
10 8 (4.49%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.54%) Java
2 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.04%) PHP
4 18 (10.11%) C#
5 16 (8.99%) Python
6 12 (6.74%) C++
7 7 (3.93%) Ruby
8 5 (2.81%) Scala
9 3 (1.69%) R
9 3 (1.69%) SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) F#
10 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) PhD
3 4 (2.25%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.49%) Rackspace
3 6 (3.37%) Google
3 6 (3.37%) VMware
4 5 (2.81%) Kony
4 5 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.25%) Cisco
5 4 (2.25%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle
6 2 (1.12%) Zend
7 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) hybris
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
7 1 (0.56%) Wall Street Systems
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