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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 830 840 845
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 51 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.049% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.052% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 13
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £62,136
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £134,000 £122,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £77,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +58.97%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 29 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 27 February 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 -8 50 £80,000 -5.88% 1
London -8 25 £92,500 +7.24%
South East -8 10 £55,000 -29.03%
West Yorkshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire - 7 - -
City of London +5 6 £108,750 +27.94%
North West - 5 £90,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £100,000 -
Wakefield - 4 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
South West - 3 £97,500 - 1
Surrey -9 2 £51,250 -
Sussex - 2 £58,042 -
Manchester - 2 £90,000 -
Reading - 2 £100,000 -
Camberley - 2 £51,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £135,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Grantham - 1 £42,500 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £60,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £42,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Project Management
3 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
6 11 (12.64%) PHP
6 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.34%) Legal
8 9 (10.34%) QA
9 8 (9.20%) Banking
10 7 (8.05%) Marketing
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL
10 7 (8.05%) LAN
10 7 (8.05%) C#
10 7 (8.05%) Java
10 7 (8.05%) Open Source
11 6 (6.90%) User Experience
11 6 (6.90%) Change Management
11 6 (6.90%) Service Management
11 6 (6.90%) Degree
12 5 (5.75%) Web Development
12 5 (5.75%) Google
12 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.75%) LAMP
12 5 (5.75%) Quality Management
12 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.75%) PMI

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (4.60%) Drupal
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) WordPress
2 2 (2.30%) nginx
2 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) Node.js
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Google Apps
1 4 (4.60%) GitHub
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) LTE
3 2 (2.30%) 4G
3 2 (2.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Legal
3 8 (9.20%) Banking
4 7 (8.05%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (3.45%) Front Office
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) LAMP
2 4 (4.60%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) J2EE
4 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.15%) JSP
5 1 (1.15%) Struts
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.15%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) DOM
5 1 (1.15%) Ajax
5 1 (1.15%) JSTL
5 1 (1.15%) Symfony
5 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) PMI
4 4 (4.60%) Wiki
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Project Management
2 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) ITIL
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) Quality Management
9 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.75%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.75%) Web Development
9 5 (5.75%) Product Management
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.75%) Demand Management
10 4 (4.60%) Customer Insight
10 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) PHP
2 7 (8.05%) C#
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.75%) C
4 2 (2.30%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) PHP5
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
5 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (5.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) VCP4
3 1 (1.15%) CISSP
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) Avaya
3 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.15%) Algorithmics
3 1 (1.15%) VMware
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Planview
3 1 (1.15%) Zend
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