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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 846 845 848
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 34 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.045% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 25
Average salary £90,000 £97,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £75,000 £51,300
10% offered a salary of more than £131,500 £125,000 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 23 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 26 January 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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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 -11 33 £90,000 -7.69% 10
London -14 16 £117,500 +16.04% 3
West Yorkshire 0 6 - - 3
Yorkshire -2 6 - - 3
North West - 4 £80,000 -
Leeds +9 3 - - 2
South East -32 3 £107,500 +38.70% 2
Wakefield - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
City of London -4 2 £127,500 +30.76%
Berkshire - 2 £107,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £61,250 -
Bournemouth - 2 £61,250 -
South West - 2 £61,250 - 1
West Sussex -9 1 - - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £72,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £72,500 -
Grantham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 £100,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £72,500 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Scrum
2 23 (26.14%) Project Management
3 22 (25.00%) Finance
4 19 (21.59%) ITIL
5 15 (17.05%) PHP
5 15 (17.05%) Degree
6 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
6 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 12 (13.64%) HTML
7 12 (13.64%) Java
8 11 (12.50%) Service Management
9 10 (11.36%) Banking
9 10 (11.36%) CSS
9 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
9 10 (11.36%) PMI
9 10 (11.36%) PMI Certification
9 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (11.36%) Demand Management
10 9 (10.23%) Open Source
10 9 (10.23%) Six Sigma
10 9 (10.23%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.09%) Marketing
11 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.09%) C#
11 8 (9.09%) jQuery
11 8 (9.09%) User Experience
12 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.95%) JavaScript

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (6.82%) WordPress
2 5 (5.68%) Joomla!
3 4 (4.55%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
1 4 (4.55%) Google Apps
1 4 (4.55%) GitHub
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) MySQL
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Marketing
4 7 (7.95%) Legal
5 3 (3.41%) Advertising
5 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Front Office
6 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) HTML
2 10 (11.36%) CSS
3 8 (9.09%) jQuery
4 7 (7.95%) .NET
5 6 (6.82%) J2EE
6 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.68%) JSP
6 5 (5.68%) Struts
6 5 (5.68%) XML
6 5 (5.68%) DOM
6 5 (5.68%) Ajax
6 5 (5.68%) JSTL
7 4 (4.55%) WCF
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.41%) CSS3
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) PMI
2 9 (10.23%) Open Source
3 8 (9.09%) User Experience
4 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.68%) iPhone
6 4 (4.55%) Wiki
6 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.41%) Blog
8 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.14%) Social Media
9 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.14%) DTV
9 1 (1.14%) Equities
9 1 (1.14%) Derivative
9 1 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Android
3 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Scrum
2 23 (26.14%) Project Management
3 19 (21.59%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
4 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 11 (12.50%) Service Management
6 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 10 (11.36%) Demand Management
7 9 (10.23%) Six Sigma
7 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.82%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (5.68%) Product Management
10 5 (5.68%) Customer Insight
10 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.68%) Operations Management
10 5 (5.68%) MVC
10 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) PHP
2 12 (13.64%) Java
3 8 (9.09%) C#
4 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) C
6 2 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) SQL
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (11.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.41%) MCP
3 3 (3.41%) MCSD
3 3 (3.41%) MCSE
3 3 (3.41%) MCTS
3 3 (3.41%) MCITP
3 3 (3.41%) MCPD
3 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.68%) Google
2 3 (3.41%) Zend
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Avaya
4 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithmics
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
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