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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 854 859 919
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 56 104 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.095% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.099% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 54
Median salary £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £50,000 £63,765
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £90,550 £123,000
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 22 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 24 September 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 +15 51 £88,250 +21.30% 4
London +41 34 £92,500 +6.32% 2
City of London +52 8 £77,500 -29.54% 1
South East +39 6 £70,000 -3.44%
Yorkshire +20 5 £90,000 +75.60%
Cardiff +20 5 £82,500 +17.85%
South Wales +14 5 £82,500 +17.85%
Wales +8 5 £82,500 +17.85%
West Midlands -16 5 £90,000 +0.84%
South Yorkshire - 5 £90,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £97,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
Birmingham -33 3 £87,500 -1.96%
Solihull - 2 £90,000 -
Berkshire +14 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £67,500 +3.84%
North East +9 1 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 1 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear -2 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £90,000 -
Slough - 1 - -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.66%) QA
4 21 (18.58%) Scrum
5 19 (16.81%) Project Management
6 18 (15.93%) Banking
7 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
8 15 (13.27%) People Management
8 15 (13.27%) SDLC
9 13 (11.50%) Retail
9 13 (11.50%) Change Management
9 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.62%) Marketing
11 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (8.85%) CRM
12 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
13 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (7.96%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.96%) DevOps
14 8 (7.08%) Degree
14 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (7.08%) DNA
14 8 (7.08%) Oracle
14 8 (7.08%) Process Management
14 8 (7.08%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (7.08%) Information Security
15 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
15 7 (6.19%) Retail Banking

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 (3.54%) CMS
2 2 (1.77%) Documentum
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.19%) Office 365
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.54%) SaaS
5 3 (2.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) IPsec
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) SSL
2 4 (3.54%) VPN
2 4 (3.54%) WAN
2 4 (3.54%) Wireless
3 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
2 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 13 (11.50%) Retail
4 12 (10.62%) Marketing
5 7 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.54%) Publishing
7 3 (2.65%) Back Office
7 3 (2.65%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Node.js
2 2 (1.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
3 1 (0.88%) Spring
3 1 (0.88%) Symfony
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.31%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.42%) PMI
4 4 (3.54%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.65%) Fintech
5 3 (2.65%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.77%) BYOD
6 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.58%) Scrum
3 19 (16.81%) Project Management
4 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
5 15 (13.27%) People Management
5 15 (13.27%) SDLC
6 13 (11.50%) Change Management
6 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.85%) CRM
7 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.96%) DevOps
8 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.96%) Software Delivery
8 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (7.08%) DNA
9 8 (7.08%) Information Security
9 8 (7.08%) Process Management
9 8 (7.08%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) Java
2 3 (2.65%) PHP
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) C++
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) CISSP
2 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) APMP
3 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CISA
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.66%) QA
2 6 (5.31%) FATCA
3 5 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.31%) Temenos
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco
4 2 (1.77%) Computacenter
4 2 (1.77%) EMC
4 2 (1.77%) Pega
5 1 (0.88%) hybris
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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