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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 874 871 831
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 25 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.033% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 36
Average salary £73,750 £100,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £132,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £122,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-41.83% +53.12%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 19 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 December 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 -16 22 £76,250 -23.75% 2
London -17 15 £117,500 +17.50% 2
City of London +12 2 £90,000 -18.18%
South East -8 2 £115,000 -
North West - 2 £75,000 -
Manchester - 2 £75,000 -
West Sussex -3 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £72,500 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £115,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -
Dorset - 1 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £62,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £72,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -

Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) ITIL
3 25 (26.88%) Project Management
4 23 (24.73%) PHP
5 21 (22.58%) Java
6 19 (20.43%) Finance
6 19 (20.43%) Scrum
7 17 (18.28%) Degree
8 16 (17.20%) HTML
9 14 (15.05%) CSS
10 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.90%) Windows
11 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.90%) Service Management
11 12 (12.90%) PMI
11 12 (12.90%) PMI Certification
11 12 (12.90%) jQuery
12 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (11.83%) Demand Management
12 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
12 11 (11.83%) J2EE
13 10 (10.75%) MySQL
13 10 (10.75%) WordPress
14 9 (9.68%) Android
14 9 (9.68%) iPhone
14 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.68%) JSP
14 9 (9.68%) Struts

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (10.75%) WordPress
2 9 (9.68%) Joomla!
3 4 (4.30%) Drupal
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
2 4 (4.30%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.30%) GitHub
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) MySQL
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 19 (20.43%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Front Office
5 3 (3.23%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Back Office
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) CSS
3 12 (12.90%) jQuery
4 11 (11.83%) J2EE
5 9 (9.68%) JSP
5 9 (9.68%) Struts
5 9 (9.68%) XML
5 9 (9.68%) DOM
5 9 (9.68%) Ajax
5 9 (9.68%) JSTL
6 5 (5.38%) .NET
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.30%) Web Services
7 4 (4.30%) WCF
7 4 (4.30%) HTML5
8 3 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.23%) CSS3
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) PMI
2 9 (9.68%) iPhone
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Open Source
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.45%) User Experience
5 5 (5.38%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.30%) Wiki
7 3 (3.23%) Blog
7 3 (3.23%) Equities
8 1 (1.08%) Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.08%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Android
3 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) ITIL
3 25 (26.88%) Project Management
4 19 (20.43%) Scrum
5 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.90%) Service Management
6 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.83%) Demand Management
8 9 (9.68%) Operations Management
9 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.60%) Six Sigma
10 7 (7.53%) Lean Six Sigma
11 5 (5.38%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.38%) MVC
11 5 (5.38%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) PHP
2 21 (22.58%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.45%) C#
5 4 (4.30%) C
6 2 (2.15%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) PHP5
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.08%) SQL
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Degree
2 12 (12.90%) PMI Certification
3 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCTS
5 3 (3.23%) MCITP
5 3 (3.23%) MCPD
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCP
5 3 (3.23%) MCSD
5 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.38%) SLA
3 4 (4.30%) QA
4 2 (2.15%) COBIT
5 1 (1.08%) MiFID
5 1 (1.08%) EMIR
5 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Zend
2 5 (5.38%) Google
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Avaya
3 1 (1.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
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