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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 853 840 838
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 44 39 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.038% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 41
Average salary £67,500 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,550 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £115,750 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,721 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.53% -14.28%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 23 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 30 October 2014. 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 -5 42 £67,500 -10.00% 1
London +1 27 £67,500 -20.58%
City of London +16 6 £65,000 -39.53%
East of England -8 4 £50,000 -25.92%
North West - 4 £70,000 -
Manchester - 4 £70,000 -
South East -5 3 £62,942 -55.04%
North East - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Durham - 3 - -
Scotland +9 1 £50,000 -14.52%
West Midlands -13 1 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £72,500 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £62,942 -
Kent - 1 £62,942 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £72,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £68,500 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Project Management
3 29 (29.00%) ITIL
4 28 (28.00%) Degree
5 27 (27.00%) PHP
6 26 (26.00%) Java
7 19 (19.00%) HTML
7 19 (19.00%) E-Commerce
8 18 (18.00%) Scrum
9 17 (17.00%) CSS
9 17 (17.00%) Finance
10 16 (16.00%) Service Management
11 15 (15.00%) Windows
11 15 (15.00%) jQuery
12 14 (14.00%) J2EE
12 14 (14.00%) MySQL
12 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.00%) PMI
12 14 (14.00%) PMI Certification
13 13 (13.00%) WordPress
14 12 (12.00%) Android
14 12 (12.00%) iPhone
14 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.00%) JSP
14 12 (12.00%) Struts
14 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
14 12 (12.00%) XML
14 12 (12.00%) DOM
14 12 (12.00%) ISO 9001
14 12 (12.00%) JSTL

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 13 (13.00%) WordPress
2 12 (12.00%) Joomla!
3 5 (5.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 4 (4.00%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.00%) LAN
2 5 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Legal
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Front Office
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) HTML
2 17 (17.00%) CSS
3 15 (15.00%) jQuery
4 14 (14.00%) J2EE
5 12 (12.00%) JSP
5 12 (12.00%) Struts
5 12 (12.00%) XML
5 12 (12.00%) DOM
5 12 (12.00%) JSTL
5 12 (12.00%) Ajax
6 8 (8.00%) .NET
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
7 4 (4.00%) WCF
7 4 (4.00%) Middleware
7 4 (4.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.00%) CSS3
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) PMI
2 12 (12.00%) iPhone
2 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.00%) Open Source
5 6 (6.00%) User Experience
6 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.00%) Wiki
8 3 (3.00%) Blog
8 3 (3.00%) EPoS
8 3 (3.00%) Fixed Income
8 3 (3.00%) Equities
9 2 (2.00%) NHS
9 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.00%) RIA
10 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.00%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Android
3 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Project Management
3 29 (29.00%) ITIL
4 19 (19.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (18.00%) Scrum
6 16 (16.00%) Service Management
7 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.00%) Demand Management
9 10 (10.00%) Operations Management
9 10 (10.00%) Six Sigma
10 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.00%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.00%) Quality Management
13 5 (5.00%) Process Management
13 5 (5.00%) MVC
13 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) PHP
2 26 (26.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.00%) C
4 4 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (1.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.00%) PMI Certification
3 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCTS
5 3 (3.00%) MCITP
5 3 (3.00%) MCPD
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCP
5 3 (3.00%) MCSD
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.00%) SLA
3 4 (4.00%) QA
4 2 (2.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) MiFID
5 1 (1.00%) EMIR
5 1 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Zend
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Avaya
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago