The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Technology
Rank 867 857 876
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 50 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.025% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 41
Average salary £81,250 £70,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £117,500 £102,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £70,125
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.00%
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 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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 10 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 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 -20 50 £81,250 +6.55% 4
London -28 42 £83,321 -4.77% 3
South East -7 8 £62,500 +13.63%
Oxford - 5 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £62,500 -
City of London - 3 £77,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £125,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (31.18%) Project Management
2 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) .NET
3 24 (25.81%) Degree
4 19 (20.43%) PHP
5 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.20%) SQL
7 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.13%) HTML
7 15 (16.13%) CSS
7 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 14 (15.05%) QA
9 13 (13.98%) Marketing
9 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
10 12 (12.90%) Internet
10 12 (12.90%) MySQL
11 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
12 10 (10.75%) CRM
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
13 9 (9.68%) ITIL
13 9 (9.68%) OO
13 9 (9.68%) Asset Management
13 9 (9.68%) Resource Management
13 9 (9.68%) Analytics
14 8 (8.60%) Publishing
14 8 (8.60%) LAMP
14 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
14 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.60%) C#
14 8 (8.60%) MVC

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (4.30%) CMS
1 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
1 4 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.15%) Endur
1 2 (2.15%) Aligne
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Marketing
3 8 (8.60%) Publishing
4 7 (7.53%) Legal
5 6 (6.45%) Banking
6 5 (5.38%) Retail
6 5 (5.38%) Multimedia
6 5 (5.38%) Advertising
7 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.15%) Games
8 2 (2.15%) Front Office
8 2 (2.15%) Back Office
8 2 (2.15%) Automotive
9 1 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
2 15 (16.13%) HTML
2 15 (16.13%) CSS
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.60%) LAMP
5 6 (6.45%) XML
5 6 (6.45%) XSL
6 5 (5.38%) HTML5
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) XSLT
8 3 (3.23%) Saxon XSLT
9 2 (2.15%) Underscore.js
9 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.15%) Laravel
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.38%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.38%) Derivative
5 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Open Source
7 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.08%) New Media
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.08%) FMCG
8 1 (1.08%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Project Management
2 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.75%) CRM
5 9 (9.68%) ITIL
5 9 (9.68%) OO
5 9 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 9 (9.68%) Resource Management
5 9 (9.68%) Analytics
6 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.60%) MVC
7 7 (7.53%) B2B
7 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.45%) Content Management
8 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.45%) Time Management
8 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) PHP
2 16 (17.20%) SQL
3 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.60%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) Java
6 4 (4.30%) C
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) PMP
2 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.15%) IRCA
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) FATCA
3 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) EMIR
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Adobe
2 6 (6.45%) Facebook
3 4 (4.30%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.15%) Triple Point
4 2 (2.15%) Zend
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Siebel
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