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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 848 834 856
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 56 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.042% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.044% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 44
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £77,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,950 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £123,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 24 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 21 October 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
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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 -5 54 £67,500 -10.00%
London -13 34 £68,750 -19.11%
City of London +6 9 £65,000 -43.47%
North West - 7 £70,000 -
Manchester - 6 £70,000 -
South East -3 4 £61,471 -56.09%
East of England -19 4 £50,000 -25.92%
South West - 3 £67,000 -
North East - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Durham - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Somerset - 2 £67,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £60,000 -57.14%
Scotland -3 1 £50,000 -11.89%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £68,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £62,942 -
Kent - 1 £62,942 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) Project Management
3 29 (28.43%) Degree
4 28 (27.45%) ITIL
5 27 (26.47%) PHP
6 26 (25.49%) Java
7 19 (18.63%) HTML
7 19 (18.63%) E-Commerce
8 18 (17.65%) Scrum
9 17 (16.67%) CSS
9 17 (16.67%) Finance
10 15 (14.71%) Service Management
10 15 (14.71%) Windows
10 15 (14.71%) jQuery
11 14 (13.73%) J2EE
11 14 (13.73%) MySQL
11 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.73%) PMI
11 14 (13.73%) PMI Certification
12 13 (12.75%) WordPress
13 12 (11.76%) Android
13 12 (11.76%) iPhone
13 12 (11.76%) JSTL
13 12 (11.76%) Joomla!
13 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
13 12 (11.76%) Ajax
13 12 (11.76%) JSP
13 12 (11.76%) Struts
13 12 (11.76%) XML
13 12 (11.76%) DOM

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (12.75%) WordPress
2 12 (11.76%) Joomla!
3 5 (4.90%) Drupal
4 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) SaaS
2 4 (3.92%) GitHub
2 4 (3.92%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) LAN
2 4 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (1.96%) Wireless
4 1 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) MySQL
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.96%) Front Office
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) HTML
2 17 (16.67%) CSS
3 15 (14.71%) jQuery
4 14 (13.73%) J2EE
5 12 (11.76%) JSTL
5 12 (11.76%) Ajax
5 12 (11.76%) JSP
5 12 (11.76%) Struts
5 12 (11.76%) XML
5 12 (11.76%) DOM
6 8 (7.84%) .NET
7 4 (3.92%) WCF
7 4 (3.92%) Middleware
7 4 (3.92%) Web Services
7 4 (3.92%) HTML5
8 3 (2.94%) CSS3
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) PMI
2 12 (11.76%) iPhone
2 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.86%) Open Source
5 6 (5.88%) User Experience
6 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.92%) Wiki
8 3 (2.94%) EPoS
8 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.94%) Equities
8 3 (2.94%) Blog
9 2 (1.96%) NHS
10 1 (0.98%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Android
3 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) Project Management
3 28 (27.45%) ITIL
4 19 (18.63%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.65%) Scrum
6 15 (14.71%) Service Management
7 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 11 (10.78%) Demand Management
8 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
8 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.80%) Six Sigma
10 9 (8.82%) Operations Management
11 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.86%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (5.88%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
13 6 (5.88%) Line Management
13 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.90%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) PHP
2 26 (25.49%) Java
3 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.92%) C
4 4 (3.92%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) PMI Certification
3 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.94%) MCSE
5 3 (2.94%) MCP
5 3 (2.94%) MCSD
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.94%) MCPD
5 3 (2.94%) MCTS
5 3 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 4 (3.92%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) COBIT
5 1 (0.98%) EMIR
5 1 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.98%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Zend
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Google
4 3 (2.94%) SAP