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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 828 801 798
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 77 72 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.068% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.072% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 66 58 81
Average salary £100,000 £85,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £153,000 £121,500 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £85,000 £107,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Chief Technology Officer Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 24 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 23 September 2014. 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 -21 71 £100,000 +17.64% 5
London +6 48 £110,000 +23.94% 2
South East -1 10 £100,000 +66.66% 3
City of London +9 6 £110,000 +10.00%
Hampshire - 5 £100,000 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £100,000 - 1
Surrey -9 4 £100,000 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £100,000 -
Scotland - 3 £80,000 - 2
East of England -11 2 £80,000 -
North West -15 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £80,000 -
Manchester - 2 £80,000 -
Oxford - 2 £75,000 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £80,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £80,000 -
West Midlands -21 1 £105,000 +33.33%
Birmingham - 1 £105,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Yateley - 1 £75,000 -

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.94%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.06%) Java
4 40 (23.53%) CSS
4 40 (23.53%) HTML
5 39 (22.94%) PHP
6 32 (18.82%) jQuery
6 32 (18.82%) Analytics
7 31 (18.24%) Finance
8 27 (15.88%) Degree
9 26 (15.29%) MySQL
9 26 (15.29%) Linux
10 24 (14.12%) E-Commerce
11 22 (12.94%) Big Data
12 21 (12.35%) Hadoop
13 20 (11.76%) SaaS
13 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (11.76%) Scrum
14 19 (11.18%) .NET
14 19 (11.18%) Mobile App
15 18 (10.59%) Business Development
15 18 (10.59%) Ruby
16 17 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
16 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 16 (9.41%) Zend
18 15 (8.82%) SQL
18 15 (8.82%) Ajax
19 14 (8.24%) Google
19 14 (8.24%) Python

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (8.24%) Apache
2 7 (4.12%) WordPress
2 7 (4.12%) nginx
2 7 (4.12%) Facebook Platform
3 6 (3.53%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.76%) SaaS
2 13 (7.65%) PaaS
2 13 (7.65%) IaaS
3 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.53%) Office 365
4 6 (3.53%) GitHub
5 3 (1.76%) Heroku
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) WAN
2 2 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) MySQL
2 22 (12.94%) Big Data
3 21 (12.35%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.71%) OLAP
7 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.59%) HBase
10 1 (0.59%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 31 (18.24%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Marketing
3 12 (7.06%) Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Advertising
4 7 (4.12%) Publishing
5 6 (3.53%) Games
6 4 (2.35%) Retail
6 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) Law
8 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.53%) HTML
1 40 (23.53%) CSS
2 32 (18.82%) jQuery
3 19 (11.18%) .NET
4 15 (8.82%) Ajax
5 10 (5.88%) Zend Framework
6 9 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (4.71%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (4.71%) Web Services
7 8 (4.71%) LAMP
7 8 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (4.71%) Kafka
8 7 (4.12%) REST
8 7 (4.12%) Smarty
9 6 (3.53%) HTML5
9 6 (3.53%) CSS3
9 6 (3.53%) Laravel
10 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.76%) J2EE
12 2 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.88%) Open Source
4 7 (4.12%) Social Media
5 6 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) BBC
8 2 (1.18%) Blog
8 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.59%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.29%) Linux
2 14 (8.24%) Android
2 14 (8.24%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.29%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.29%) Windows
4 6 (3.53%) UNIX
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.82%) Analytics
3 24 (14.12%) E-Commerce
4 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (11.76%) Scrum
5 18 (10.59%) Business Development
6 17 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 17 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (7.65%) B2B
7 13 (7.65%) MVC
7 13 (7.65%) Migration
8 12 (7.06%) WAN Optimisation
8 12 (7.06%) Security Management
9 11 (6.47%) Project Management
9 11 (6.47%) TDD
9 11 (6.47%) Software Architecture
9 11 (6.47%) Business Transformation
10 10 (5.88%) OO PHP
10 10 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.94%) JavaScript
2 46 (27.06%) Java
3 39 (22.94%) PHP
4 18 (10.59%) Ruby
5 15 (8.82%) SQL
6 14 (8.24%) Python
7 8 (4.71%) PHP5
8 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.94%) C#
10 3 (1.76%) Perl
10 3 (1.76%) Scala
11 2 (1.18%) Clojure
11 2 (1.18%) Haskell
11 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.18%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) C
12 1 (0.59%) Erlang
12 1 (0.59%) Golang
12 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (15.88%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) MBA
3 4 (2.35%) PhD
4 2 (1.18%) CCNA
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.41%) Zend
3 14 (8.24%) Google
4 13 (7.65%) Oracle
5 10 (5.88%) Facebook
6 9 (5.29%) SAP
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco
7 4 (2.35%) Twitter
8 3 (1.76%) VMware
8 3 (1.76%) Teradata
8 3 (1.76%) IBM
8 3 (1.76%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.76%) Informatica
9 2 (1.18%) NetApp
9 2 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (1.18%) EMC
9 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
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Salary: Circa £85,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: Circa £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £80,000 - £170,000+ per year
Posted: 22 days ago