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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 791 820 814
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 87 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.075% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 56
Average salary £100,000 £90,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £130,000 £127,500
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £80,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 80 £100,000 +11.11% 11
London +4 55 £100,000 +2.56% 5
City of London +2 17 £100,000 +11.11% 3
South East -23 8 £75,000 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +23 5 £84,750 +28.40% 1
Oxford - 5 £75,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £112,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £75,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 4 £112,000 -
South Wales - 4 £103,750 -
Wales - 4 £103,750 -
East of England - 4 £100,000 -
North West -10 3 £100,000 +8.10% 2
Scotland - 3 £100,000 -
Harpenden - 3 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £100,000 -
Manchester -12 2 £100,000 +9.58% 1
Newport - 2 £100,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £100,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £100,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £57,500 -12.87% 1
Nottingham +10 1 £57,500 -12.87% 1
Bristol -6 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Berkshire -13 1 £72,500 -9.37%
South West -13 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £140,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £150,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £80,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.22%) Java
3 47 (26.11%) Finance
4 32 (17.78%) Big Data
4 32 (17.78%) Analytics
5 31 (17.22%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.33%) .NET
7 23 (12.78%) Hadoop
8 21 (11.67%) Scrum
9 20 (11.11%) SQL
10 18 (10.00%) PHP
11 17 (9.44%) HTML
11 17 (9.44%) Ruby
11 17 (9.44%) Marketing
11 17 (9.44%) PaaS
11 17 (9.44%) NoSQL
12 16 (8.89%) Apple iOS
12 16 (8.89%) Open Source
12 16 (8.89%) Degree
12 16 (8.89%) C#
13 15 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 15 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
14 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
14 14 (7.78%) SaaS
15 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (6.67%) TDD
16 12 (6.67%) HTML5

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.33%) SAS
2 6 (3.33%) Node.js
3 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.78%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.22%) Drupal
5 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.67%) JBoss
5 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Lync
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) SPSS
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) PaaS
2 14 (7.78%) SaaS
3 12 (6.67%) IaaS
4 7 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.33%) GitHub
5 6 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.78%) Office 365
6 5 (2.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.78%) Big Data
2 23 (12.78%) Hadoop
3 17 (9.44%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.44%) OLAP
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.33%) MySQL
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.78%) BigTable
8 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.67%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.67%) JUnit
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (26.11%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Marketing
3 10 (5.56%) Games
4 9 (5.00%) Retail
5 7 (3.89%) Law
6 6 (3.33%) Banking
7 5 (2.78%) Back Office
7 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.78%) Advertising
8 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.67%) Publishing
9 2 (1.11%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.33%) .NET
2 17 (9.44%) HTML
3 12 (6.67%) HTML5
4 10 (5.56%) CSS
4 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.00%) jQuery
6 8 (4.44%) Spring
6 8 (4.44%) Kafka
6 8 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (3.89%) Django
8 6 (3.33%) Web Services
8 6 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.78%) cocos2d
10 3 (1.67%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.67%) EJB
10 3 (1.67%) J2SE
10 3 (1.67%) J2EE
10 3 (1.67%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.67%) LAMP
11 2 (1.11%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Open Source
2 10 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.56%) User Experience
3 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 8 (4.44%) Social Media
5 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.22%) Blog
7 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.67%) Social Network
9 2 (1.11%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.11%) DTV
9 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.11%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.11%) Derivative
9 2 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.56%) Android
3 4 (2.22%) Linux
4 2 (1.11%) UNIX
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.78%) Analytics
3 21 (11.67%) Scrum
4 15 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
5 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.67%) TDD
8 11 (6.11%) Migration
8 11 (6.11%) B2B
9 10 (5.56%) CRM
9 10 (5.56%) Security Management
9 10 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (5.00%) People Management
10 9 (5.00%) OO
10 9 (5.00%) Project Management
11 8 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.44%) MVC
11 8 (4.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.22%) Java
2 31 (17.22%) JavaScript
3 20 (11.11%) SQL
4 18 (10.00%) PHP
5 17 (9.44%) Ruby
6 16 (8.89%) C#
7 11 (6.11%) Python
8 8 (4.44%) C++
9 6 (3.33%) Scala
9 6 (3.33%) R
10 5 (2.78%) Clojure
11 4 (2.22%) C
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Haskell
12 1 (0.56%) Erlang
12 1 (0.56%) PHP5
12 1 (0.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.67%) Google
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (1.11%) VMware
4 2 (1.11%) Cisco
4 2 (1.11%) IBM
4 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.11%) HP
4 2 (1.11%) EMC
4 2 (1.11%) NetApp
4 2 (1.11%) Facebook
4 2 (1.11%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £80000 - £85000 Per Annum Benfits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Share option
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000 per year + Share Options + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + 1.5% EQUITY WORTH £2MILLION
Posted: 14 days ago