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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Director
Rank 885 902 865
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 17 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.030% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.032% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 19
Average salary £80,000 £52,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% -27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £43,750 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £90,000 £61,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+46.93% +6.52%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 10 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 3 July 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 +1 14 £81,250 +54.76% 5
London +11 8 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Manchester - 4 £100,000 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £100,000 - 1
North West - 4 £100,000 - 1
South East -2 1 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £90,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £90,000 -
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (44.19%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) People Management
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) PHP
5 9 (20.93%) MySQL
5 9 (20.93%) Windows
5 9 (20.93%) Linux
5 9 (20.93%) Marketing
5 9 (20.93%) Finance
6 8 (18.60%) SaaS
7 7 (16.28%) Symfony
7 7 (16.28%) jQuery
7 7 (16.28%) Line Management
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Subversion
8 6 (13.95%) WordPress
8 6 (13.95%) Zend
8 6 (13.95%) Drupal
8 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
9 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) C++
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.30%) Broadband

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (13.95%) Drupal
1 6 (13.95%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Kentico
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) MPLS
1 4 (9.30%) Broadband
1 4 (9.30%) VoIP
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
1 9 (20.93%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
3 3 (6.98%) Local Government
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) Symfony
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) Kafka
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Express
6 1 (2.33%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.33%) Doctrine
6 1 (2.33%) React
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) SAML
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.65%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) People Management
3 7 (16.28%) Line Management
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) Data Security
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 3 (6.98%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) Kanban
7 3 (6.98%) Product Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) PHP
3 5 (11.63%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) cPanel
2 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Zend
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
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