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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Director
Rank 880 831 854
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 17 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.045% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.047% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 19
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,000 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £71,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
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 £38,500
% 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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 5 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 30 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 -40 17 £65,000 +8.33% 3
London -18 16 £62,500 +4.16% 2
City of London +17 3 £85,000 +30.76%
South East -7 1 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 - 1

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) PHP
3 21 (46.67%) HTML
4 17 (37.78%) Marketing
5 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
6 15 (33.33%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) Android
6 15 (33.33%) HTML5
6 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 14 (31.11%) CSS
7 14 (31.11%) Project Management
8 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 10 (22.22%) XHTML
10 10 (22.22%) B2B
10 10 (22.22%) Content Management
11 9 (20.00%) Android Development
11 9 (20.00%) iOS Development
11 9 (20.00%) User Experience
12 8 (17.78%) MySQL
13 7 (15.56%) Advertising
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum
13 7 (15.56%) Web Application Development
13 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
14 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
14 6 (13.33%) French Language
15 5 (11.11%) QA
15 5 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
15 5 (11.11%) Finance

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.22%) HFM
1 1 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) 3G
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.22%) 2G
2 1 (2.22%) GGSN
2 1 (2.22%) SGSN
2 1 (2.22%) LTE
2 1 (2.22%) GSM
2 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Essbase
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (37.78%) Marketing
2 7 (15.56%) Advertising
3 6 (13.33%) French Language
4 5 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) HTML5
3 14 (31.11%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) XHTML
5 5 (11.11%) XML
5 5 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (8.89%) CakePHP
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) Symfony
6 4 (8.89%) Flash
7 3 (6.67%) LAMP
7 3 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) Laravel
9 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (2.22%) Ajax
9 1 (2.22%) JSON
9 1 (2.22%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 3 (6.67%) Social Media
4 3 (6.67%) iPad
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) RIA
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
1 15 (33.33%) Android
1 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.22%) B2B
5 10 (22.22%) Content Management
6 9 (20.00%) Android Development
6 9 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Web Application Development
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) SEO
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Email Marketing
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) PHP
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) PHP5
5 3 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) Haskell
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) Clojure
7 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) HND
1 1 (2.22%) ACCA
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Zend
2 2 (4.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
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