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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Technology
UK
Rank 824 880 929
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 34 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.042% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 15
Median salary £95,000 £80,000 £115,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £132,000 £120,000 £133,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £77,000 £76,250
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.98%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 24 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +44 34 £95,000 +18.75% 8
London +76 23 £100,000 -9.09% 3
South East +60 6 £80,000 - 1
Oxford - 4 £95,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £95,000 -
City of London +25 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +25 1 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds +23 1 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 1 £80,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +17 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands +10 1 £140,000 +81.81%
North West - 1 £107,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £140,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £107,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Chester - 1 £107,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £140,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.30%) Project Management
4 14 (15.22%) People Management
5 13 (14.13%) Change Management
6 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.96%) DevOps
7 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
7 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.78%) Oracle
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
8 9 (9.78%) QA
9 8 (8.70%) SOA
9 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.70%) Information Security
9 8 (8.70%) Banking
9 8 (8.70%) Retail
9 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (7.61%) Degree
10 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.61%) Wireless
10 7 (7.61%) LAN
10 7 (7.61%) SSL
10 7 (7.61%) CISSP
10 7 (7.61%) Firewall
10 7 (7.61%) WAN
10 7 (7.61%) Windows

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 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Mingle
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) GitHub
3 2 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Firewall
1 7 (7.61%) LAN
1 7 (7.61%) SSL
1 7 (7.61%) WAN
1 7 (7.61%) Wireless
2 4 (4.35%) DNS
2 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.35%) SMTP
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.26%) IPsec
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.43%) Big Data
3 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) git-flow
3 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
2 8 (8.70%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Publishing
5 3 (3.26%) Games
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Front Office
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) Symfony
4 1 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.09%) CSS
4 1 (1.09%) CSS3
4 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (1.09%) HTML5
4 1 (1.09%) J2EE
4 1 (1.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.09%) Laravel
4 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.09%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.52%) Fintech
3 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.26%) PMI
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Derivative
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) Social Media
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.09%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Project Management
3 14 (15.22%) People Management
4 13 (14.13%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) DevOps
5 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) SDLC
8 8 (8.70%) Information Security
8 8 (8.70%) SOA
8 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.61%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.61%) Open Source
9 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) Java
1 3 (3.26%) PHP
2 2 (2.17%) ABAP
2 2 (2.17%) Ruby
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) CISSP
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.35%) CISM
3 4 (4.35%) GIAC
4 2 (2.17%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (7.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.26%) FATCA
5 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Ansible
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) FIS
3 3 (3.26%) Temenos
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Zend
5 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.09%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.09%) Foundry
5 1 (1.09%) New Relic
5 1 (1.09%) Snowplow
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £115000 per annum + Unique Benefit Scheme
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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