Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Director was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Director of IT
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 211 189
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.021% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.022% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Birmingham median annual salary £87,500 £77,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% +24.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £75,500 £76,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £96,750 £78,750 £91,500
West Midlands median annual salary £87,500 £90,500 £77,396
% change year-on-year -3.31% +16.93% +19.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured IT Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in Birmingham

IT Director
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Director in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IT Director in Birmingham

IT Director
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Director in Birmingham

IT Director Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT 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 across the Birmingham region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP