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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Director
Rank 839 840 851
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 40 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.033% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 22
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £99,650
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +8 39 £80,000 +6.66% 7
London +26 23 £85,000 +13.33% 1
South East -29 15 £75,000 +36.36% 4
Hampshire - 10 £77,500 - 1
City of London +9 4 - -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 3
Fareham - 3 £90,000 - 1
Reigate - 3 £55,000 - 3
Southampton - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £85,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £85,000 -
Mayfair - 1 - -

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) PHP
4 19 (32.76%) MySQL
5 16 (27.59%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) HTML5
7 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) Linux
8 11 (18.97%) Finance
8 11 (18.97%) jQuery
8 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.97%) Line Management
9 10 (17.24%) Marketing
9 10 (17.24%) TDD
9 10 (17.24%) OOP
9 10 (17.24%) CSS
10 9 (15.52%) OO
10 9 (15.52%) Symfony
10 9 (15.52%) Zend
11 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (13.79%) SQL
11 8 (13.79%) .NET
11 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) XML
12 7 (12.07%) Python
12 7 (12.07%) JSON
12 7 (12.07%) Computer Science

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.34%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) Node.js
3 4 (6.90%) Drupal
4 3 (5.17%) WordPress
5 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.72%) Tridion
1 1 (1.72%) HFM
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) SaaS
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) GSM
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
1 2 (3.45%) 2G
1 2 (3.45%) 3G
1 2 (3.45%) GGSN
1 2 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (1.72%) SGSN
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.72%) 2.5G
2 1 (1.72%) VLAN
2 1 (1.72%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) DMZ
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.72%) UMTS
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) Big Data
3 5 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) HBase
6 1 (1.72%) Redis
6 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Essbase
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Jasmine
2 5 (8.62%) Grunt
2 5 (8.62%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Marketing
3 6 (10.34%) Advertising
3 6 (10.34%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 13 (22.41%) HTML5
3 11 (18.97%) jQuery
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 9 (15.52%) Symfony
6 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (13.79%) .NET
7 7 (12.07%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) JSON
7 7 (12.07%) CSS3
8 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.34%) CakePHP
8 6 (10.34%) SVG
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) LAMP
9 5 (8.62%) LINQ
9 5 (8.62%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (8.62%) Zepto.js
9 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.62%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
1 7 (12.07%) User Experience
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.45%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Scrum
3 11 (18.97%) Line Management
4 10 (17.24%) OOP
4 10 (17.24%) TDD
5 9 (15.52%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.17%) People Management
11 3 (5.17%) BDD
11 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.17%) Content Management
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) PHP
3 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 6 (10.34%) C#
6 6 (10.34%) C++
6 6 (10.34%) PHP5
7 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) Clojure
9 1 (1.72%) R
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Haskell
9 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) HND
2 1 (1.72%) PhD
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Zend
2 5 (8.62%) Facebook
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
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