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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 794 845 829
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 106 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.057% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.060% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 52
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £65,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £129,000 £109,750
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 30 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 31 August 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 +44 93 £77,500 +10.71% 8
London -4 31 £90,550 +18.75% 3
North West +17 17 £77,500 +10.71%
West Yorkshire - 15 £51,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 15 £51,250 - 1
Manchester +8 12 - -
Scotland - 12 - -
South West 0 11 - -
Bristol - 11 - -
Edinburgh - 11 - -
East of England +14 7 £71,500 +18.83% 2
Leeds - 7 - - 1
City of London +12 6 £125,000 +92.30%
West Midlands -11 6 £89,250 +37.30% 1
Halifax - 6 - -
South East +17 5 £67,500 +5.05% 1
Cheshire -2 4 £77,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £77,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £77,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £67,750 - 1
Birmingham +5 2 £89,250 +37.30%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £67,750 - 1
Southampton - 2 £70,000 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £51,250 -
Berkshire +9 1 £95,000 +58.33%
North East -7 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £70,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 70 (45.45%) Retail
2 63 (40.91%) Banking
3 57 (37.01%) CISA
3 57 (37.01%) ACCA
4 56 (36.36%) Finance
5 37 (24.03%) CISM
5 37 (24.03%) Matrix Management
6 29 (18.83%) Risk Management
7 24 (15.58%) Degree
8 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (13.64%) Investment Banking
9 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
9 19 (12.34%) Project Management
10 17 (11.04%) Marketing
11 16 (10.39%) Programme Management
11 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
12 15 (9.74%) ITIL
12 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.44%) MBA
14 11 (7.14%) Analytics
14 11 (7.14%) Line Management
15 10 (6.49%) MS Office
16 9 (5.84%) Change Management
16 9 (5.84%) IT Governance
16 9 (5.84%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.84%) Direct Marketing
16 9 (5.84%) Time Management
17 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (5.19%) CRM
18 7 (4.55%) Information Security

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (1.95%) CMS
2 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) Content Management Server
3 1 (0.65%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) Node.js
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Magnolia
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Office
2 6 (3.90%) SPSS
3 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.25%) SaaS
1 5 (3.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) LAN
1 1 (0.65%) VoIP
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) Firewall
1 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) MS Access
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.65%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.65%) Selenium
1 1 (0.65%) Hudson
1 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (45.45%) Retail
2 63 (40.91%) Banking
3 56 (36.36%) Finance
4 21 (13.64%) Investment Banking
5 17 (11.04%) Marketing
6 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.60%) Military
8 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.30%) Advertising
9 2 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (1.30%) Front Office
9 2 (1.30%) Back Office
9 2 (1.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) HTML
1 5 (3.25%) CSS
2 4 (2.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) HTML5
4 2 (1.30%) LAMP
5 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
5 1 (0.65%) CSS3
5 1 (0.65%) SOAP
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.90%) E-Learning
1 6 (3.90%) Statistics
1 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.95%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.30%) User Experience
4 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.30%) DTV
4 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) FMCG
4 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) Home Automation
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Life Science
5 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.65%) Equities
5 1 (0.65%) CCTV
5 1 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Matrix Management
2 29 (18.83%) Risk Management
3 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.34%) Project Management
4 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
5 16 (10.39%) Programme Management
6 15 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.74%) ITIL
7 11 (7.14%) Analytics
7 11 (7.14%) Line Management
8 9 (5.84%) Change Management
8 9 (5.84%) Direct Marketing
8 9 (5.84%) IT Governance
8 9 (5.84%) Time Management
8 9 (5.84%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.19%) CRM
9 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.55%) Information Security
10 7 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.90%) C#
2 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.60%) PHP
3 4 (2.60%) C
3 4 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (1.30%) SQL
5 1 (0.65%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (37.01%) ACCA
1 57 (37.01%) CISA
2 37 (24.03%) CISM
3 24 (15.58%) Degree
4 13 (8.44%) MBA
5 6 (3.90%) MCP
6 5 (3.25%) CCIE
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Firmware
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (2.60%) SAP
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle
5 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.30%) Remedy
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) Google
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco
5 2 (1.30%) Apple
5 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
6 1 (0.65%) Demandware
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithmics
6 1 (0.65%) ATG
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Anglia
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 24 days ago