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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Technology
UK
Rank 824 912 904
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 38 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 32
Median salary £87,500 £77,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £120,000 £134,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £74,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +19.60%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Head of Technology Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 29 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 22 February 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 +71 36 £90,000 +16.88% 9
London +67 19 £93,750 -14.77% 6
South East +74 6 £87,500 +45.83%
North East - 4 £52,500 - 1
Durham - 4 £52,500 - 1
North West -24 3 £90,000 - 2
Oxford - 3 £95,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £95,000 -
City of London +23 2 £82,500 -25.00% 1
South West +20 2 £118,750 +79.24%
Manchester -20 2 £87,500 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £118,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 £80,000 -
Scotland - 2 £80,000 -
Leeds +30 1 £80,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +29 1 £80,000 -5.88%
West Yorkshire +26 1 £80,000 -5.88%
Cheshire - 1 £107,500 -
Reading - 1 £130,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Chester - 1 £107,500 -
Brighton - 1 £80,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £130,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £130,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 12 (13.79%) Project Management
4 11 (12.64%) Change Management
5 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.49%) DevOps
6 9 (10.34%) People Management
7 8 (9.20%) Degree
7 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
7 8 (9.20%) SOA
8 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.05%) CISSP
9 6 (6.90%) Fintech
9 6 (6.90%) Line Management
9 6 (6.90%) Big Data
9 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.90%) Linux
9 6 (6.90%) PHP
9 6 (6.90%) Marketing
9 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (6.90%) Information Security
10 5 (5.75%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (5.75%) Business Development
10 5 (5.75%) QA
10 5 (5.75%) HTML
10 5 (5.75%) Java
10 5 (5.75%) MySQL

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 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Mingle
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) Trello
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 4 (4.60%) SMTP
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
2 4 (4.60%) Wireless
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.15%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) git-flow
3 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.45%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (3.45%) Middleware
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) Symfony
5 1 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.15%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.15%) CSS3
5 1 (1.15%) HTML5
5 1 (1.15%) J2EE
5 1 (1.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) Laravel
5 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Fintech
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Equities
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Derivative
6 1 (1.15%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Debian
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
2 12 (13.79%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) Change Management
4 10 (11.49%) DevOps
4 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.34%) People Management
6 8 (9.20%) SOA
7 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.90%) Information Security
8 6 (6.90%) Line Management
8 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.75%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) PHP
2 5 (5.75%) Java
3 3 (3.45%) Python
3 3 (3.45%) Ruby
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) ABAP
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.30%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) CISSP
3 4 (4.60%) CISM
3 4 (4.60%) GIAC
4 3 (3.45%) CISA
4 3 (3.45%) QiCA
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.75%) QA
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.45%) Fidessa
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle
1 3 (3.45%) SAP
2 2 (2.30%) IBM
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.15%) Foundry
3 1 (1.15%) New Relic
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.15%) Snowplow
3 1 (1.15%) Splunk
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive base salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Competitive base salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Negotiable / Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
EDF Energy
Salary: Competitive + bonus, car allowance and generous pensions
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + Unique Benefit Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago