The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Search
Rank 950 970 1001
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Search 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £47,500

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 2 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 2 £70,000 +16.66%
London +18 2 £70,000 +16.66%

Head of Search
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) AdWords
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

Head of Search
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AdWords
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture