The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of Technology featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 875 913 947
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 57 65 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.058% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.061% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 35
Median salary £95,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,701 £45,000 £60,168
10% offered a salary of more than £111,000 £122,500 £140,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £77,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 54 £95,000 +22.58% 6
London +15 33 £100,000 +15.94% 3
West Midlands - 9 £90,000 -
City of London +57 8 £100,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham - 5 £90,000 -
South East - 4 £102,500 -
East of England +32 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Yorkshire +19 2 £80,000 -11.11% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 - 3
Berkshire - 2 £90,000 -
Westminster - 2 £68,507 -
North West +24 1 £51,000 -34.19%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £82,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £82,500 -
Surrey - 1 £110,000 -
Solihull - 1 £90,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £51,000 -
Kent - 1 £110,000 -
Essex - 1 £95,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £51,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £105,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £82,500 -
Bromley - 1 £90,000 -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Head of Technology job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.69%) QA
4 15 (14.02%) Marketing
4 15 (14.02%) Degree
5 13 (12.15%) Scrum
5 13 (12.15%) Change Management
6 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.35%) SDLC
7 10 (9.35%) People Management
7 10 (9.35%) PHP
7 10 (9.35%) Programme Management
7 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.41%) CRM
8 9 (8.41%) Project Management
8 9 (8.41%) Business Development
9 8 (7.48%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.48%) Line Management
9 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.48%) DNA
9 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.48%) Banking
10 7 (6.54%) Retail
10 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.54%) TDD
10 7 (6.54%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (6.54%) .NET
10 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) Documentum
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) SaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.87%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) IPsec
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) VPN
2 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.87%) Big Data
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Redis
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.93%) Selenium
1 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Marketing
3 8 (7.48%) Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.74%) Back Office
7 3 (2.80%) Local Government
8 2 (1.87%) Billing
8 2 (1.87%) Front Office
8 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) .NET
2 6 (5.61%) LAMP
3 4 (3.74%) CSS
3 4 (3.74%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.87%) CSS3
5 2 (1.87%) HTML5
5 2 (1.87%) J2EE
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.87%) Spring
5 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.93%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) REST
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) Symfony
6 1 (0.93%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Fintech
3 4 (3.74%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) BYOD
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.15%) Change Management
2 13 (12.15%) Scrum
3 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
4 10 (9.35%) People Management
4 10 (9.35%) Programme Management
4 10 (9.35%) SDLC
4 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.41%) Business Development
5 9 (8.41%) CRM
5 9 (8.41%) Project Management
6 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.48%) DNA
6 8 (7.48%) Line Management
6 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.48%) Software Delivery
7 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) PHP
2 5 (4.67%) Java
3 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.80%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
5 2 (1.87%) SQL
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) APMP
2 2 (1.87%) CISSP
2 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CISA
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) FATCA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Computacenter
3 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco
3 2 (1.87%) EMC
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Pega
4 1 (0.93%) Avaya
4 1 (0.93%) Charles River
4 1 (0.93%) Citrix
4 1 (0.93%) eSpeed
4 1 (0.93%) hybris
4 1 (0.93%) Murex
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.93%) Sun
4 1 (0.93%) Temenos
4 1 (0.93%) Tradeweb
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
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