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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 845 848 866
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 90 89 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.084% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.087% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 52
Average salary £97,500 £97,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,100
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £131,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £75,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 29 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 12 February 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 +27 89 £97,500 +2.63% 14
London +18 63 £100,000 - 12
South East +17 11 £80,000 +6.66% 1
City of London +47 10 £110,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +11 4 £105,000 -
South West -10 4 £120,000 +166.66%
West Yorkshire - 4 £125,000 -
Kent - 4 £70,000 -
Surrey - 4 - -
North West +26 3 £100,000 -
Manchester +20 2 - -
Birmingham -2 2 £85,000 -
Bristol -9 2 £61,750 +37.22%
West Midlands -14 2 £85,000 +21.42%
Devon - 2 £120,000 -
Leeds - 2 £85,000 -
Exeter - 2 £120,000 -
Cheshire +24 1 £100,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +22 1 £100,000 +25.00%
Edinburgh +2 1 - -
Scotland 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £90,000 +38.46% 1
East Sussex - 1 £100,000 -
Brighton - 1 £100,000 -
Hove - 1 £100,000 -
York - 1 £85,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £90,000 -
Northwich - 1 £100,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 67 (42.14%) Finance
2 65 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.50%) E-Commerce
4 27 (16.98%) Marketing
4 27 (16.98%) Fintech
5 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
6 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 23 (14.47%) Project Management
7 23 (14.47%) Open Source
8 20 (12.58%) User Experience
8 20 (12.58%) .NET
9 18 (11.32%) Java
10 15 (9.43%) Retail
10 15 (9.43%) Degree
11 14 (8.81%) Analytics
11 14 (8.81%) Mobile App
11 14 (8.81%) C#
11 14 (8.81%) Linux
12 13 (8.18%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.18%) Apple iOS
12 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (7.55%) Android
13 12 (7.55%) Ruby
14 11 (6.92%) HTML
14 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
15 10 (6.29%) TOGAF
15 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (6.29%) Service Delivery
15 10 (6.29%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 7 (4.40%) Node.js
2 5 (3.14%) Mule
3 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.63%) MQSI
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Asterisk PBX
1 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) Big Data
2 9 (5.66%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Redis
5 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) OLAP
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.63%) QlikView
7 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Ant
2 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) JUnit
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Selenium
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 67 (42.14%) Finance
2 27 (16.98%) Marketing
3 15 (9.43%) Retail
4 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.77%) Legal
6 4 (2.52%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Banking
6 4 (2.52%) Electronics
6 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.26%) Front Office
7 2 (1.26%) Games
7 2 (1.26%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.58%) .NET
2 11 (6.92%) HTML
3 10 (6.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.03%) HTML5
4 8 (5.03%) Web Services
5 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.14%) MEAN Stack
5 5 (3.14%) REST
5 5 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.89%) CSS
6 3 (1.89%) Ember.js
6 3 (1.89%) J2EE
6 3 (1.89%) Kafka
6 3 (1.89%) SOAP
6 3 (1.89%) Spring
7 2 (1.26%) JMS
7 2 (1.26%) XML
8 1 (0.63%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Fintech
2 20 (12.58%) User Experience
3 14 (8.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.40%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.14%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.14%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.89%) NHS
8 2 (1.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Informatics
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Linux
2 13 (8.18%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.55%) Android
4 8 (5.03%) Windows
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.50%) E-Commerce
3 23 (14.47%) Open Source
3 23 (14.47%) Project Management
4 14 (8.81%) Analytics
5 13 (8.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.29%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (6.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (6.29%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.29%) TOGAF
7 9 (5.66%) Business Development
7 9 (5.66%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (5.66%) Scrum
7 9 (5.66%) SDLC
7 9 (5.66%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (5.03%) B2B
8 8 (5.03%) B2C
8 8 (5.03%) Data Analytics
8 8 (5.03%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 18 (11.32%) Java
3 14 (8.81%) C#
4 12 (7.55%) Ruby
5 8 (5.03%) PHP
5 8 (5.03%) Python
6 5 (3.14%) C++
7 3 (1.89%) Scala
8 2 (1.26%) SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Postgraduate
2 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Vendors
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.66%) VMware
3 8 (5.03%) Cisco
4 6 (3.77%) Google
5 5 (3.14%) Kony
5 5 (3.14%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.89%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.89%) SAP
7 2 (1.26%) IBM
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle
7 2 (1.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) PayPal
8 1 (0.63%) Progress
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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