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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 837 869 857
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 46 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 22
Average salary £70,750 £80,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £62,500 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £111,250 £135,000 £102,300
UK excluding London average salary £86,250 £62,500 £65,750
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -4.94%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 21 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 22 May 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 +42 44 £70,750 -11.56% 4
London +47 28 £66,250 -20.48% 2
City of London +43 5 £65,000 -16.12%
South East -1 4 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South West -7 4 - -
North West - 4 £100,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £78,750 -
Dorset - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 £90,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £90,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £86,250 -
Jersey - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £86,250 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Sheffield - 1 £67,500 -
Manchester - 1 £100,000 -
Brentford - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £75,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Project Management
3 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.46%) Marketing
5 12 (12.37%) Retail
6 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.34%) C#
6 11 (11.34%) Degree
7 10 (10.31%) Scrum
7 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.25%) Analytics
8 8 (8.25%) MBA
8 8 (8.25%) Java
8 8 (8.25%) Windows
8 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.22%) .NET
9 7 (7.22%) TDD
9 7 (7.22%) Change Management
9 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) DevOps
9 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.19%) People Management
10 6 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.19%) QA
10 6 (6.19%) Banking
10 6 (6.19%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.19%) C
10 6 (6.19%) PHP
11 5 (5.15%) Oracle

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.06%) nginx
1 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) SPSS
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) LAN
1 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) LTE
2 2 (2.06%) 4G
2 2 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) DHCP
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) VoIP
3 1 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) MS Access
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.03%) Selenium
2 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Marketing
3 12 (12.37%) Retail
4 6 (6.19%) Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Back Office
6 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.12%) Legal
7 3 (3.09%) Advertising
7 3 (3.09%) Law
7 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.06%) Front Office
9 1 (1.03%) Publishing
9 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) LAMP
3 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.03%) CSS3
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) User Experience
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Statistics
2 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.12%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Open Source
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
5 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Project Management
2 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.31%) Scrum
4 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.25%) Analytics
6 7 (7.22%) TDD
6 7 (7.22%) Change Management
6 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.22%) DevOps
6 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.19%) People Management
7 6 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.19%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.15%) ITIL
8 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.15%) Supplier Management
8 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) C#
2 8 (8.25%) Java
3 6 (6.19%) C
3 6 (6.19%) PHP
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) MBA
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) MCSE
3 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) Algorithmics
4 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) ATG
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.03%) Demandware
5 1 (1.03%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) Planview
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