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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 837 922 944
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 45 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.041% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 23
Median salary £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £66,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £80,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 27 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 10 December 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 +64 45 £85,000 +6.25% 2
London +48 29 £90,000 -5.26%
South East +58 7 £95,000 +18.75% 2
City of London +19 4 £120,000 +20.00%
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
North West - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire +56 2 £97,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £95,000 +5.55% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £82,500 +3.12%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £85,000 -
Reading - 2 £97,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £95,000 - 1
Oxford - 2 - - 1
East of England +22 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham -13 1 £75,000 -6.25%
Solihull - 1 £90,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £140,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £90,000 -
Leeds - 1 £80,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £90,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £140,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £140,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.63%) Project Management
4 18 (17.65%) People Management
5 15 (14.71%) Change Management
6 14 (13.73%) Banking
6 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
7 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
7 13 (12.75%) QA
8 12 (11.76%) DevOps
8 12 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.76%) Retail
9 11 (10.78%) Scrum
9 11 (10.78%) Information Security
9 11 (10.78%) SDLC
10 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.80%) Firewall
10 10 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (8.82%) Windows
11 9 (8.82%) Oracle
11 9 (8.82%) SOA
12 8 (7.84%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
12 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (7.84%) LAN
12 8 (7.84%) SSL
12 8 (7.84%) CISSP
12 8 (7.84%) Linux
12 8 (7.84%) WAN

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 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
2 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Mingle
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Trello
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Firewall
2 8 (7.84%) LAN
2 8 (7.84%) SSL
2 8 (7.84%) WAN
2 8 (7.84%) Wireless
3 4 (3.92%) DNS
3 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 4 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (3.92%) IPsec
3 4 (3.92%) SMTP
3 4 (3.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) Big Data
1 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.98%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) git-flow
3 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Banking
3 12 (11.76%) Retail
4 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.88%) Marketing
5 6 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.92%) Publishing
7 3 (2.94%) Games
7 3 (2.94%) Legal
8 2 (1.96%) Advertising
8 2 (1.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.98%) Front Office
9 1 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) Middleware
2 3 (2.94%) Node.js
3 2 (1.96%) Symfony
4 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) CSS3
4 1 (0.98%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) jQuery
4 1 (0.98%) Laravel
4 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.98%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.88%) Fintech
3 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.92%) PMI
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Derivative
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Social Media
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.98%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.98%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.63%) Project Management
3 18 (17.65%) People Management
4 15 (14.71%) Change Management
5 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.76%) DevOps
6 12 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.78%) Information Security
7 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 11 (10.78%) SDLC
8 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.82%) SOA
10 8 (7.84%) Data Protection
10 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (6.86%) CRM
11 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.86%) Line Management
11 7 (6.86%) Open Source
11 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.94%) PHP
2 2 (1.96%) ABAP
2 2 (1.96%) Java
2 2 (1.96%) Ruby
2 2 (1.96%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.98%) C
3 1 (0.98%) C#
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) CISSP
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.92%) CISM
3 4 (3.92%) GIAC
4 2 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 10 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.88%) FATCA
5 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.88%) FIS
3 6 (5.88%) Temenos
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.98%) Foundry
5 1 (0.98%) New Relic
5 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.98%) Snowplow
5 1 (0.98%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago