The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Search role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Search in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Search
Rank 909 866 912
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Search 8 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 11
Average salary £80,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Head of Search
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Search in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Search Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Search
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Search within the UK.

Head of Search Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Search
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Search over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Head of Search Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Search
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Search within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 7 £80,000 +100.00%
London -46 6 £80,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire -39 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -

Head of Search
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Search 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 Head of Search in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Pay per click
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) SEO
4 4 (44.44%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Head of Search
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Search 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 Head of Search in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Pay per click
2 5 (55.56%) SEO
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google