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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Director
Rank 886 827 873
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 18 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.051% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 22
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £71,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +18.75%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 8 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 21 October 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
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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 -50 18 £65,000 - 3
London -38 16 £62,500 +4.16% 2
City of London +4 3 £85,000 +30.76%
South East -7 1 £75,000 -6.25% 1
East of England -22 1 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 - 1

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) PHP
4 19 (37.25%) Marketing
5 18 (35.29%) HTML5
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) CSS
7 15 (29.41%) Linux
7 15 (29.41%) Android
7 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
8 14 (27.45%) User Experience
8 14 (27.45%) Project Management
9 13 (25.49%) PRINCE2
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
11 10 (19.61%) XHTML
11 10 (19.61%) B2B
11 10 (19.61%) Content Management
12 9 (17.65%) Advertising
12 9 (17.65%) Android Development
12 9 (17.65%) iOS Development
12 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
13 8 (15.69%) MySQL
14 7 (13.73%) Scrum
14 7 (13.73%) Web Application Development
14 7 (13.73%) QA
15 6 (11.76%) Email Marketing
15 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (11.76%) French Language
15 6 (11.76%) Mobile App

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.96%) HFM
1 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) 3G
2 1 (1.96%) GSM
2 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.96%) UMTS
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) 2G
2 1 (1.96%) GGSN
2 1 (1.96%) SGSN
2 1 (1.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Essbase
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) HBase
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Advertising
3 6 (11.76%) French Language
4 5 (9.80%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 18 (35.29%) HTML5
3 15 (29.41%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) XHTML
5 6 (11.76%) Flash
6 5 (9.80%) XML
6 5 (9.80%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (7.84%) CakePHP
7 4 (7.84%) Symfony
7 4 (7.84%) jQuery
7 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 3 (5.88%) LAMP
9 2 (3.92%) Laravel
10 1 (1.96%) SVG
10 1 (1.96%) .NET
10 1 (1.96%) Ajax
10 1 (1.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.96%) JSON
10 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) User Experience
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Social Media
4 3 (5.88%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) RIA
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
1 15 (29.41%) Android
1 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 13 (25.49%) PRINCE2
4 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 10 (19.61%) B2B
5 10 (19.61%) Content Management
6 9 (17.65%) Android Development
6 9 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.73%) Scrum
7 7 (13.73%) Web Application Development
8 6 (11.76%) Email Marketing
8 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (11.76%) SEO
8 6 (11.76%) CRM
9 5 (9.80%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) OOP
11 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.88%) MVC
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) PHP
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) PHP5
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Haskell
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ACCA
2 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Zend
2 2 (3.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
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