Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £102,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 341 408
Rank change year-on-year +45 +67 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 28 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.077% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.080% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 9
City of London median annual salary £102,500 £110,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £72,500 £95,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £137,500 £118,500 £138,000
Central London median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £147,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -25.42% +47.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Chief Technology Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in the City of London

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in the City of London

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the City of London

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Chief Technology Officer 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 City of London region featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Docker
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Machine Learning
4 9 (32.14%) Scala
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) Advertising
5 8 (28.57%) Line Management
5 8 (28.57%) Coaching
5 8 (28.57%) Ansible
6 7 (25.00%) Node.js
7 6 (21.43%) IT Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Fintech
8 5 (17.86%) React
8 5 (17.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Legal
10 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.71%) PHP
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) MySQL
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) XSLT
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
10 3 (10.71%) OOP
10 3 (10.71%) Apache
10 3 (10.71%) LAMP
10 3 (10.71%) Shell Script

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Force.com
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) CircleCI
General
1 8 (28.57%) Advertising
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (17.86%) React
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) LAMP
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) XSLT
4 2 (7.14%) Angular 2
4 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Fintech
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (46.43%) Machine Learning
2 8 (28.57%) Coaching
2 8 (28.57%) Line Management
3 6 (21.43%) IT Strategy
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) PLM
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Scala
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) New Relic
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com