The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Technical Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Director
Rank 870 940 942
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 41 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.022% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.023% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 19
Median salary £83,750 £71,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.54% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.81%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Technical Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Technical Director in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Director within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +70 37 £85,000 +19.29% 3
London +66 30 £85,000 +6.25% 2
City of London +77 15 £85,000 -15.00% 1
North West +19 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Manchester - 4 £60,000 -
Scotland - 3 £51,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £51,250 -
South East +46 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £51,000 -
Exeter - 1 £51,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £51,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £87,500 -

Technical Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Technical Director 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 Technical Director in the job title.

1 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (39.66%) Backbone.js
3 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.76%) Ruby
4 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (27.59%) MongoDB
5 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
6 14 (24.14%) HTML
6 14 (24.14%) Linux
7 13 (22.41%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Flash
8 12 (20.69%) jQuery
8 12 (20.69%) Ember.js
8 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 12 (20.69%) PhantomJS
8 12 (20.69%) User Experience
8 12 (20.69%) React
9 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (18.97%) nginx
9 11 (18.97%) RSpec
9 11 (18.97%) HTML5
9 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
9 11 (18.97%) CSS3
9 11 (18.97%) Redis
9 11 (18.97%) Spine.js
9 11 (18.97%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
10 10 (17.24%) Marketing
11 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.79%) Python

Technical Director 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 11 (18.97%) nginx
2 3 (5.17%) WordPress
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Houdini
3 1 (1.72%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.72%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) VoIP
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) WLAN
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.97%) Redis
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.69%) PhantomJS
3 11 (18.97%) RSpec
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Marketing
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) Backbone.js
2 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (24.14%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) CSS
5 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 12 (20.69%) Ember.js
5 12 (20.69%) Flash
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
5 12 (20.69%) React
6 11 (18.97%) CSS3
6 11 (18.97%) HTML5
6 11 (18.97%) Spine.js
7 4 (6.90%) .NET
7 4 (6.90%) Sass
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
9 2 (3.45%) J2EE
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.72%) JSP
10 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) User Experience
2 11 (18.97%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Animation
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.34%) Business Development
3 5 (8.62%) MVC
3 5 (8.62%) Open Source
4 4 (6.90%) DevOps
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing Strategy
4 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.90%) Presales
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Content Management
6 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL
6 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.72%) OOD
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (32.76%) Ruby
3 8 (13.79%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) CCNA
1 1 (1.72%) CCNP
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) EMCISA
1 1 (1.72%) EMCSA
1 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (1.72%) RHCA
1 1 (1.72%) VCAP
1 1 (1.72%) VCDX
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) vCloud
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe
1 1 (1.72%) Apteco
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco
1 1 (1.72%) EMC
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle
1 1 (1.72%) Tableau
1 1 (1.72%) VMware
1 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
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