The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Director in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Director
Rank 879 829 861
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 23 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 28
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £80,000 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +80.00%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Director within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Director over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Director within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -43 23 £65,000 -3.70% 4
South East -3 14 £60,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire - 11 £45,000 -
London -60 7 £62,500 -5.30% 3
Oxford - 3 £45,000 -
City of London -3 2 £85,000 +23.63% 2
East of England -23 2 £80,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £80,000 -
Marlow - 2 £77,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £77,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 -

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Director 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 Technical Director in their job title.

1 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.00%) Marketing
4 22 (36.67%) HTML5
5 20 (33.33%) User Experience
5 20 (33.33%) PHP
5 20 (33.33%) CSS
6 19 (31.67%) Apple iOS
6 19 (31.67%) Android
7 18 (30.00%) Project Management
8 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
9 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 16 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
11 13 (21.67%) Android Development
11 13 (21.67%) iOS Development
11 13 (21.67%) Content Management
12 12 (20.00%) QA
12 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (20.00%) SQL
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) SEO
12 12 (20.00%) Advertising
13 11 (18.33%) XHTML
13 11 (18.33%) CRM
13 11 (18.33%) Flash
13 11 (18.33%) Email Marketing
13 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
14 10 (16.67%) B2B
15 8 (13.33%) Open Source

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Director 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 Technical Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.00%) Commerce Server
1 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (5.00%) CMS
1 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.67%) HFM
1 1 (1.67%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Essbase
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) HBase
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 27 (45.00%) Marketing
2 12 (20.00%) Advertising
3 6 (10.00%) French Language
4 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.00%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Front Office
5 2 (3.33%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 22 (36.67%) HTML5
3 20 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) Flash
4 11 (18.33%) XHTML
5 6 (10.00%) XML
6 5 (8.33%) CSS3
7 3 (5.00%) JSR 170
7 3 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (5.00%) .NET
7 3 (5.00%) WebCenter
8 2 (3.33%) CakePHP
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) WPF
8 2 (3.33%) Symfony
9 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.67%) LAMP
9 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) User Experience
2 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (13.33%) Open Source
4 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.33%) Social Media
6 4 (6.67%) iPad
7 3 (5.00%) PKI
7 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Android
1 19 (31.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Project Management
3 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (21.67%) Android Development
6 13 (21.67%) iOS Development
6 13 (21.67%) Content Management
7 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (20.00%) SEO
8 11 (18.33%) CRM
8 11 (18.33%) Email Marketing
9 10 (16.67%) B2B
10 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) SOA
11 5 (8.33%) MVC
12 4 (6.67%) OO
13 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) PHP
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) PHP5
6 1 (1.67%) Haskell
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) Clojure
6 1 (1.67%) R
6 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (5.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) IBM
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) BEA
2 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.00%) hybris
2 3 (5.00%) ATG
2 3 (5.00%) Endeca
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
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