Period
to 21 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of Digital was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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

Head of Digital
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 175 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Digital 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.099% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Cheshire median annual salary £75,000 £59,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.05% - -
North West median annual salary £61,250 £64,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% +12.61% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,962 3,003 2,533
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.31% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 2,275 1,986
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Head of Digital
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Head of Digital in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Digital in Cheshire

Head of Digital
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Digital in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Head of Digital in Cheshire

Head of Digital
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Digital within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winsford - 1 - -
Head of Digital
North West

Head of Digital Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, Head of Digital job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Head of Digital in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

Head of Digital Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL