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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 891 911 902
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 39 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 45
Average salary £77,000 £80,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £73,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £135,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £74,750 £62,500 £126,250
% change year-on-year
+19.60% -50.49%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 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
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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 +16 38 £77,000 -3.75% 7
London +18 15 £110,000 +7.31% 5
South East +5 9 £60,000 -21.31%
Hampshire - 9 £60,000 -
City of London +67 4 £105,000 -17.64%
Leeds +9 4 £85,000 -
Yorkshire +8 4 £85,000 -
East Midlands +5 4 £77,000 +81.17%
West Yorkshire +5 4 £85,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £77,000 -
North West +32 3 - -
Manchester +24 3 - -
Wiltshire +1 2 £66,250 -50.92% 1
South West -7 2 £66,250 +6.00% 2
West Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Coventry - 1 £72,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £52,500 -
Swindon - 1 £80,000 - 1

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Degree
3 24 (24.24%) Finance
4 21 (21.21%) Marketing
5 18 (18.18%) TDD
6 16 (16.16%) PHP
7 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (13.13%) Product Management
9 13 (13.13%) .NET
9 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
10 12 (12.12%) Scrum
10 12 (12.12%) BDD
11 11 (11.11%) Line Management
11 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
12 10 (10.10%) C#
13 9 (9.09%) LAMP
13 9 (9.09%) People Management
13 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.08%) HTML
15 6 (6.06%) CSS
15 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
15 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.06%) Service Management
15 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
15 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
15 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (6.06%) MVC
15 6 (6.06%) QA

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (3.03%) Node.js
2 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.01%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) DWDM
1 2 (2.02%) MPLS
1 2 (2.02%) Network Security
1 2 (2.02%) NGN
1 2 (2.02%) Packet Switching
1 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Big Data
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Selenium
1 3 (3.03%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Back Office
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Local Government
4 4 (4.04%) Military
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Billing
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Front Office
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) .NET
2 9 (9.09%) LAMP
3 8 (8.08%) HTML
4 6 (6.06%) CSS
5 3 (3.03%) CSS3
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) jQuery
6 2 (2.02%) REST
6 2 (2.02%) SOAP
6 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) XML
6 2 (2.02%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.04%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.04%) PMI
4 3 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.03%) Fintech
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.02%) New Media
5 2 (2.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Equities
6 1 (1.01%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) TDD
3 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (13.13%) Product Management
4 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
5 12 (12.12%) BDD
5 12 (12.12%) Scrum
6 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (11.11%) Line Management
7 9 (9.09%) People Management
7 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.06%) MVC
8 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.06%) Service Management
8 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.05%) ITIL
9 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) PHP
2 10 (10.10%) C#
3 4 (4.04%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.04%) Ruby
4 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
4 2 (2.02%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) CCIE
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.05%) MCP
3 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco
2 4 (4.04%) VMware
3 3 (3.03%) SAP
3 3 (3.03%) Zend
4 2 (2.02%) Apple
4 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.02%) eSpeed
4 2 (2.02%) Murex
4 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.02%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Avaya
5 1 (1.01%) Citrix
5 1 (1.01%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle
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