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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Director
Rank 903 875 864
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 11 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.041% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 23
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,750 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -27.27%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
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 £38,000
% 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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

Technical Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Director
Top 25 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 28 April 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 -11 9 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South East -10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
London +13 2 £77,500 +47.61%
Glasgow - 2 £85,000 -
Scotland - 2 £85,000 -
Leicestershire +18 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Derbyshire +16 1 £57,500 -17.85%
East Midlands +14 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Leicester +13 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Derby +8 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Bristol -3 1 - -
Oxfordshire -5 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West -8 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £90,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £90,000 -
Swansea - 1 - -

Technical Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) MySQL
4 15 (29.41%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) PHP
5 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
5 13 (25.49%) Line Management
6 12 (23.53%) CSS
7 11 (21.57%) Marketing
8 10 (19.61%) TDD
8 10 (19.61%) jQuery
8 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
9 9 (17.65%) HTML5
10 8 (15.69%) SaaS
10 8 (15.69%) Symfony
10 8 (15.69%) Zend
10 8 (15.69%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (15.69%) MVC
10 8 (15.69%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (13.73%) SQL
11 7 (13.73%) Scrum
11 7 (13.73%) Drupal
11 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
12 6 (11.76%) CSS3
12 6 (11.76%) People Management
12 6 (11.76%) User Experience
12 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing

Technical Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (13.73%) Drupal
2 6 (11.76%) WordPress
3 5 (9.80%) Node.js
4 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Tridion
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) PaaS
3 3 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) GSM
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) DMZ
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) 2G
3 1 (1.96%) 2.5G
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.96%) GGSN
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.80%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) HBase
4 1 (1.96%) Redis
4 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
3 5 (9.80%) Grunt
3 5 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (21.57%) Marketing
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Advertising
3 5 (9.80%) Games
4 3 (5.88%) Local Government
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) CSS
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 9 (17.65%) HTML5
4 9 (17.65%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) Symfony
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.76%) JSON
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) XML
6 6 (11.76%) CSS3
7 5 (9.80%) D3.js
7 5 (9.80%) Zepto.js
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.80%) Express
7 5 (9.80%) SignalR
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (9.80%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (9.80%) SVG
7 5 (9.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Line Management
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.69%) MVC
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) OOP
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (11.76%) People Management
7 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) Product Management
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) PHP
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
5 5 (9.80%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) PHP5
7 2 (3.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Zend
2 5 (9.80%) Facebook
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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