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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 869 863 940
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 62 102 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.092% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.096% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 41
Median salary £95,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £60,168
10% offered a salary of more than £114,000 £110,000 £140,000
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £77,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +21.56%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 22 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 57 £95,000 +22.58% 5
London +32 38 £100,000 +14.94% 1
City of London +68 10 £100,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands - 10 £90,000 -
Birmingham - 6 £90,000 -
South Wales - 3 £82,500 - 1
South East - 3 £95,000 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £97,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £82,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £82,500 - 1
Yorkshire +23 2 £80,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 - 1
East of England +32 1 £55,000 -21.42%
North East - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £90,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £47,500 -
Kent - 1 £110,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £95,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £47,500 -
Bromley - 1 £90,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 38 (35.85%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.64%) QA
4 16 (15.09%) Scrum
5 15 (14.15%) Marketing
6 14 (13.21%) Change Management
7 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.26%) Project Management
8 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.32%) Banking
9 11 (10.38%) CRM
9 11 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.38%) People Management
9 11 (10.38%) Degree
10 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.43%) Retail
11 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
11 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.49%) DevOps
11 9 (8.49%) SDLC
12 8 (7.55%) Software Delivery
12 8 (7.55%) Business Development
12 8 (7.55%) DNA
13 7 (6.60%) Information Security
13 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
13 7 (6.60%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (6.60%) Office 365
14 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (5.66%) Document Management

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 4 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) Documentum
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.89%) IPsec
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) SSL
3 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
3 2 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.83%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Redis
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (35.85%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Marketing
3 12 (11.32%) Banking
4 10 (9.43%) Retail
5 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) .NET
1 2 (1.89%) J2EE
1 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (1.89%) Spring
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) jQuery
2 1 (0.94%) JSON
2 1 (0.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.94%) Node.js
2 1 (0.94%) REST
2 1 (0.94%) SOAP
2 1 (0.94%) Symfony
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) Fintech
2 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
2 4 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.83%) PMI
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) BYOD
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
5 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.94%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.09%) Scrum
3 14 (13.21%) Change Management
4 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
4 13 (12.26%) Project Management
5 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.38%) CRM
6 11 (10.38%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.38%) People Management
7 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.49%) DevOps
8 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.49%) SDLC
9 8 (7.55%) Business Development
9 8 (7.55%) DNA
9 8 (7.55%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.60%) Information Security
10 7 (6.60%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (5.66%) Document Management
11 6 (5.66%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) Java
2 4 (3.77%) PHP
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) C#
4 2 (1.89%) Ruby
4 2 (1.89%) SQL
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) CISSP
2 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.89%) APMP
3 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CISA
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.64%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
3 4 (3.77%) FATCA
4 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.77%) Computacenter
2 4 (3.77%) Temenos
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco
4 2 (1.89%) EMC
4 2 (1.89%) Pega
5 1 (0.94%) Avaya
5 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.94%) Charles River
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) hybris
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.94%) Sun
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
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