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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Director
Rank 875 883 835
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 18 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.022% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 25
Average salary £76,250 £61,250 £66,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.48% -7.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £89,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.20%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 18 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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 14 £80,000 +30.61% 3
London +13 7 £80,000 +45.45% 3
North West - 3 £100,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £100,000 -
Manchester - 2 £100,000 -
City of London +25 1 £100,000 -4.76%
South East 0 1 £60,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 1 £90,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £72,500 -
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £72,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £72,500 -

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) QA
4 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) People Management
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Broadband
6 4 (15.38%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Advertising
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) Data Security
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) cPanel
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) SaaS

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Kentico
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Broadband
1 4 (15.38%) VoIP
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) Express
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
5 1 (3.85%) Doctrine
5 1 (3.85%) React
5 1 (3.85%) SAML
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Symfony
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) BBC
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) People Management
4 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Data Security
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Capita
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
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