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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 792 866 848
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 100 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.041% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 43
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 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £140,000 £108,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £65,000 £71,500
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -9.09%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £26,500 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 18 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 29 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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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 +61 89 £77,500 +5.08% 5
London +42 45 £87,500 +12.90% 3
North West +20 17 £77,500 +10.71%
West Yorkshire - 13 - -
Yorkshire - 13 - -
Manchester +18 12 - -
South West -6 11 - -
Edinburgh - 11 - -
Scotland - 11 - -
Bristol - 11 - -
City of London +32 9 £93,750 +44.23%
Leeds - 7 - -
Halifax - 6 - -
Cheshire +4 5 £77,500 -
Knutsford - 5 £77,500 -
East of England +1 3 £70,000 +16.34% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £70,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 72 (45.57%) Retail
2 63 (39.87%) Banking
3 62 (39.24%) Finance
4 57 (36.08%) CISA
4 57 (36.08%) ACCA
5 38 (24.05%) Matrix Management
6 37 (23.42%) CISM
7 29 (18.35%) Risk Management
8 24 (15.19%) Project Management
9 22 (13.92%) Service Delivery
10 21 (13.29%) Investment Banking
11 19 (12.03%) Degree
12 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (10.76%) Marketing
14 15 (9.49%) ITIL
15 14 (8.86%) Programme Management
16 13 (8.23%) MBA
17 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
19 9 (5.70%) C#
19 9 (5.70%) Change Management
19 9 (5.70%) Direct Marketing
19 9 (5.70%) Time Management
19 9 (5.70%) Analytics
20 8 (5.06%) DevOps
21 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
21 7 (4.43%) Information Security
21 7 (4.43%) Java
21 7 (4.43%) MS Office
21 7 (4.43%) Windows

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (1.27%) Apache
1 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) nginx
2 1 (0.63%) Lync
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Office
2 6 (3.80%) SPSS
3 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.16%) SaaS
1 5 (3.16%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.27%) WAN
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) LTE
2 2 (1.27%) 4G
2 2 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.63%) Selenium
1 1 (0.63%) Hudson
1 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (45.57%) Retail
2 63 (39.87%) Banking
3 62 (39.24%) Finance
4 21 (13.29%) Investment Banking
5 17 (10.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Law
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Front Office
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) HTML
1 4 (2.53%) .NET
1 4 (2.53%) CSS
2 3 (1.90%) HTML5
3 2 (1.27%) LAMP
4 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.63%) CSS3
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.80%) E-Learning
2 6 (3.80%) Statistics
3 5 (3.16%) User Experience
4 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Equities
6 1 (0.63%) Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.43%) Windows
2 4 (2.53%) Android
3 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Matrix Management
2 29 (18.35%) Risk Management
3 24 (15.19%) Project Management
4 22 (13.92%) Service Delivery
5 18 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.49%) ITIL
7 14 (8.86%) Programme Management
8 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.70%) Change Management
9 9 (5.70%) Direct Marketing
9 9 (5.70%) Time Management
9 9 (5.70%) Analytics
10 8 (5.06%) DevOps
11 7 (4.43%) Information Security
12 6 (3.80%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (3.80%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.80%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.80%) Competitor Analysis
12 6 (3.80%) CRM
12 6 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) C#
2 7 (4.43%) Java
3 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.53%) PHP
4 4 (2.53%) C
5 2 (1.27%) SQL
6 1 (0.63%) VBA
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (36.08%) ACCA
1 57 (36.08%) CISA
2 37 (23.42%) CISM
3 19 (12.03%) Degree
4 13 (8.23%) MBA
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) SLA
1 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) Firmware
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Planview
5 1 (0.63%) hybris
5 1 (0.63%) Demandware
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.63%) Algorithmics
5 1 (0.63%) ATG
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