The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 826 896 840
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 76 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.038% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 37
Average salary £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,168 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,000 £140,000 £101,300
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £62,500 £71,500
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -12.58%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Technology
Salary Trend

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

Head of Technology Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Technology over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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 +52 69 £77,500 +5.08% 14
London +38 43 £82,500 +3.12% 5
North West - 11 £77,500 - 3
City of London +39 9 £93,750 +44.23%
West Yorkshire - 8 - - 2
Yorkshire - 8 - - 2
Manchester - 6 - - 3
Edinburgh +11 5 - - 2
Scotland +7 5 - - 2
South West -1 5 - - 3
Bristol - 5 - - 2
Knutsford - 5 £77,500 -
Leeds - 5 - - 1
Cheshire - 5 £77,500 -
Halifax - 3 - - 1
East of England +8 2 £70,000 +16.34%
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 -
Jersey - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £70,000 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title.

1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 42 (29.58%) Retail
3 34 (23.94%) Banking
4 27 (19.01%) ACCA
4 27 (19.01%) Service Delivery
4 27 (19.01%) CISA
5 25 (17.61%) Project Management
6 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.08%) Matrix Management
8 19 (13.38%) CISM
8 19 (13.38%) Risk Management
9 18 (12.68%) Marketing
10 16 (11.27%) Degree
11 14 (9.86%) ITIL
12 12 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 12 (8.45%) Change Management
12 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.75%) MBA
13 11 (7.75%) C#
14 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.04%) Investment Banking
14 10 (7.04%) Analytics
15 9 (6.34%) DevOps
15 9 (6.34%) SDLC
16 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 8 (5.63%) Scrum
16 8 (5.63%) Windows
17 7 (4.93%) Java
17 7 (4.93%) MS Office
17 7 (4.93%) Information Security

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.11%) Apache
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) nginx
2 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Office
2 6 (4.23%) SPSS
3 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.52%) SaaS
1 5 (3.52%) PaaS
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) LAN
1 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) DNS
2 2 (1.41%) WAN
2 2 (1.41%) DHCP
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) LTE
2 2 (1.41%) 4G
2 2 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) MS Access
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.70%) Selenium
2 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 42 (29.58%) Retail
3 34 (23.94%) Banking
4 18 (12.68%) Marketing
5 10 (7.04%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Back Office
7 4 (2.82%) Legal
8 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.11%) Law
8 3 (2.11%) Front Office
9 2 (1.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.70%) Publishing
10 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) LAMP
3 4 (2.82%) CSS
3 4 (2.82%) HTML
4 3 (2.11%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) CSS3
5 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.70%) RESTful
5 1 (0.70%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.23%) User Experience
2 6 (4.23%) E-Learning
2 6 (4.23%) Statistics
3 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.11%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) DTV
7 1 (0.70%) Equities
7 1 (0.70%) Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.01%) Service Delivery
2 25 (17.61%) Project Management
3 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.08%) Matrix Management
5 19 (13.38%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.86%) ITIL
7 12 (8.45%) Change Management
7 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.45%) Programme Management
8 10 (7.04%) Analytics
9 9 (6.34%) DevOps
9 9 (6.34%) SDLC
10 8 (5.63%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.63%) Scrum
11 7 (4.93%) Information Security
11 7 (4.93%) TDD
11 7 (4.93%) Direct Marketing
11 7 (4.93%) Time Management
11 7 (4.93%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.93%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) C#
2 7 (4.93%) Java
3 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.52%) PHP
4 5 (3.52%) C
5 3 (2.11%) SQL
6 2 (1.41%) VBA
7 1 (0.70%) Python
7 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (19.01%) ACCA
1 27 (19.01%) CISA
2 19 (13.38%) CISM
3 16 (11.27%) Degree
4 11 (7.75%) MBA
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Firmware
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 2 (1.41%) Cisco
4 2 (1.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.41%) Algorithmics
4 2 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Planview
5 1 (0.70%) hybris
5 1 (0.70%) Demandware
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
5 1 (0.70%) ATG
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
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