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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 798 849 818
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 104 89 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.075% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.080% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 84 77 59
Average salary £94,500 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,500 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £140,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £95,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 3 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 3 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 +43 103 £95,000 +18.75% 11
London +23 67 £100,000 +33.33% 10
South East +25 19 £65,000 -31.57% 1
City of London +34 10 £82,500 -21.42% 6
Brighton +26 5 - -
East Sussex +23 5 - -
Hampshire -2 5 £65,000 -13.33%
Berkshire - 5 £100,000 -
East of England - 5 £82,500 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £82,500 -
West Midlands -9 3 £90,000 +38.46%
Bracknell - 3 £100,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £55,000 -26.66%
Oxford +3 2 £55,000 -26.66%
North West -3 2 £100,000 -
Surrey - 2 £62,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £92,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £80,000 -
Staines - 2 £62,500 -
Cheshire -2 1 £110,000 -
South West -5 1 £42,500 -48.48%
Merseyside - 1 £90,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £82,500 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 93 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (39.07%) Finance
3 61 (28.37%) User Experience
4 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 47 (21.86%) Analytics
6 38 (17.67%) Python
7 31 (14.42%) TDD
8 29 (13.49%) Big Data
9 28 (13.02%) Marketing
10 27 (12.56%) Supplier Management
10 27 (12.56%) Information Security
10 27 (12.56%) Integration Testing
10 27 (12.56%) Data Integration
11 25 (11.63%) C#
12 24 (11.16%) Ruby
13 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
13 23 (10.70%) E-Commerce
13 23 (10.70%) Strategic Planning
13 23 (10.70%) Pandas
14 22 (10.23%) .NET
15 21 (9.77%) Java
15 21 (9.77%) Social Media
16 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (8.84%) Enterprise Cloud
17 18 (8.37%) PHP
17 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
18 17 (7.91%) B2C
18 17 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 16 (7.44%) OO
19 16 (7.44%) Open Source

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (6.51%) Node.js
2 5 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.86%) CMS
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.12%) SaaS
3 6 (2.79%) GitHub
4 4 (1.86%) PaaS
5 3 (1.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) Big Data
2 12 (5.58%) MySQL
3 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.40%) DB2
7 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.93%) Redis
7 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.86%) Grunt
2 4 (1.86%) Bower
3 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 84 (39.07%) Finance
2 28 (13.02%) Marketing
3 15 (6.98%) Retail
4 14 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.79%) Games
7 5 (2.33%) Banking
7 5 (2.33%) Local Government
7 5 (2.33%) Law
8 4 (1.86%) Electronics
9 3 (1.40%) Back Office
9 3 (1.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.93%) Legal
10 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.70%) Pandas
2 22 (10.23%) .NET
3 16 (7.44%) AngularJS
4 14 (6.51%) HTML
4 14 (6.51%) jQuery
5 10 (4.65%) CSS
6 9 (4.19%) Web Services
6 9 (4.19%) Symfony
7 8 (3.72%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (3.26%) Spring
8 7 (3.26%) XML
9 6 (2.79%) HTML5
9 6 (2.79%) REST
10 5 (2.33%) Sass
10 5 (2.33%) JSON
10 5 (2.33%) RESTful
10 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.33%) Lucene
10 5 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (28.37%) User Experience
2 27 (12.56%) Data Integration
3 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
4 21 (9.77%) Social Media
5 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.84%) Enterprise Cloud
6 11 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.65%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.72%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.79%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.79%) FMCG
11 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.86%) DTV
12 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.93%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.93%) Psychology
13 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.12%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.19%) Android
3 7 (3.26%) Linux
4 4 (1.86%) Windows
5 2 (0.93%) UNIX
5 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.86%) Analytics
3 31 (14.42%) TDD
4 27 (12.56%) Supplier Management
4 27 (12.56%) Information Security
4 27 (12.56%) Integration Testing
5 23 (10.70%) Strategic Planning
5 23 (10.70%) E-Commerce
6 17 (7.91%) B2C
6 17 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (7.44%) OO
7 16 (7.44%) Open Source
8 15 (6.98%) Pair Programming
9 13 (6.05%) Extreme Programming
10 10 (4.65%) Project Management
10 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (4.19%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (4.19%) MVC
11 9 (4.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
2 38 (17.67%) Python
3 25 (11.63%) C#
4 24 (11.16%) Ruby
5 21 (9.77%) Java
6 18 (8.37%) PHP
7 5 (2.33%) SQL
8 3 (1.40%) PHP5
9 2 (0.93%) Scala
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
9 2 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) PhD
2 2 (0.93%) ACCA
2 2 (0.93%) CIMA
3 1 (0.47%) MBA
3 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.05%) Oracle
3 10 (4.65%) SAP
4 8 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.26%) Google
6 4 (1.86%) IBM
6 4 (1.86%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.40%) Cognos
7 3 (1.40%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
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