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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 785 819 801
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 96 73 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.069% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.073% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 86 55 56
Average salary £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,640 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £130,000 £127,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £90,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +23 92 £90,000 -5.26% 12
London +26 61 £95,000 -13.63% 10
City of London +3 16 £100,000 +11.11% 3
South East -7 14 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £75,000 - 1
Oxford - 8 £75,000 - 1
North West -7 4 £100,000 +8.10%
South West -13 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland - 3 £100,000 -
East of England - 3 £115,000 -
Berkshire +1 2 £88,750 -1.38%
Manchester -1 2 £100,000 +9.58%
Bristol -6 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leicester - 2 £57,500 -
Crewe - 2 £100,000 -
Derby - 2 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £100,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £57,500 -
Loughborough - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £113,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £100,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £53,500 -
Dorset - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £80,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £72,500 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.74%) Finance
3 38 (19.49%) Java
4 32 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.38%) .NET
6 27 (13.85%) C#
7 24 (12.31%) Marketing
8 23 (11.79%) Analytics
9 22 (11.28%) HTML
10 20 (10.26%) PHP
10 20 (10.26%) Scrum
10 20 (10.26%) User Experience
11 19 (9.74%) Ruby
11 19 (9.74%) Open Source
11 19 (9.74%) Big Data
12 18 (9.23%) Strategic Planning
12 18 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
12 18 (9.23%) Degree
12 18 (9.23%) E-Commerce
13 16 (8.21%) Retail
13 16 (8.21%) jQuery
14 15 (7.69%) PaaS
14 15 (7.69%) TDD
14 15 (7.69%) Python
14 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
14 15 (7.69%) CSS
15 14 (7.18%) Microsoft
15 14 (7.18%) Apple iOS
15 14 (7.18%) AngularJS
16 13 (6.67%) HTML5

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (4.62%) Node.js
2 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.08%) SAS
2 6 (3.08%) CMS
3 4 (2.05%) Drupal
3 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.54%) JBoss
4 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) Lync
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) SPSS
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) PaaS
2 12 (6.15%) SaaS
3 10 (5.13%) IaaS
4 9 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.59%) GitHub
6 6 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (2.56%) Google App Engine
7 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.54%) Office 365
9 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) WAN
2 5 (2.56%) Internet
3 3 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.74%) Big Data
2 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.64%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.10%) MySQL
6 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.56%) BigTable
9 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.54%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (29.74%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Marketing
3 16 (8.21%) Retail
4 11 (5.64%) Games
5 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.10%) Law
6 7 (3.59%) Banking
7 6 (3.08%) Back Office
8 5 (2.56%) Advertising
9 4 (2.05%) Publishing
10 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.54%) Local Government
10 3 (1.54%) Electronics
10 3 (1.54%) Legal
10 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.03%) Front Office
12 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.38%) .NET
2 22 (11.28%) HTML
3 16 (8.21%) jQuery
4 15 (7.69%) CSS
5 14 (7.18%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.67%) HTML5
7 10 (5.13%) Spring
8 9 (4.62%) Django
9 7 (3.59%) Web Services
9 7 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.56%) Lucene
10 5 (2.56%) cocos2d
11 4 (2.05%) JSON
11 4 (2.05%) J2EE
11 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.05%) LAMP
11 4 (2.05%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.54%) J2SE
12 3 (1.54%) EJB
12 3 (1.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) User Experience
2 19 (9.74%) Open Source
3 11 (5.64%) Data Integration
3 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) Social Media
6 5 (2.56%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.05%) DTV
8 3 (1.54%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.54%) Blog
8 3 (1.54%) Social Network
8 3 (1.54%) FMCG
8 3 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.03%) Derivative
9 2 (1.03%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.18%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.10%) Android
3 4 (2.05%) UNIX
3 4 (2.05%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Linux
4 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.79%) Analytics
3 20 (10.26%) Scrum
4 18 (9.23%) E-Commerce
4 18 (9.23%) Strategic Planning
4 18 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (7.69%) TDD
6 13 (6.67%) Information Security
6 13 (6.67%) Project Management
7 12 (6.15%) OO
7 12 (6.15%) CRM
7 12 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (5.64%) Business Continuity
8 11 (5.64%) Integration Testing
8 11 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.64%) People Management
9 10 (5.13%) MVC
9 10 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.10%) Data Management
11 7 (3.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.49%) Java
2 32 (16.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.85%) C#
4 20 (10.26%) PHP
5 19 (9.74%) Ruby
6 15 (7.69%) Python
7 13 (6.67%) SQL
8 8 (4.10%) C++
9 6 (3.08%) R
10 5 (2.56%) Scala
11 4 (2.05%) Clojure
11 4 (2.05%) C
12 2 (1.03%) PHP5
13 1 (0.51%) Erlang
13 1 (0.51%) F#
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) VCP4
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Varnish
Vendors
1 14 (7.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.67%) Google
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 5 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.03%) Facebook
6 2 (1.03%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) VMware
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) EMC
7 1 (0.51%) NetApp
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