The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
London / City of London
Rank 199 260 306
Rank change year-on-year +61 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 20 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.15% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 6
Median salary £82,500 £110,000 £93,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £88,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £152,000 £106,250
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £106,250 £76,250
% change year-on-year -15.29% +39.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the City of London

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Node.js
4 9 (37.50%) Redis
4 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (37.50%) User Experience
4 9 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (33.33%) React
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) B2B
6 7 (29.17%) Ruby
7 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (25.00%) Resque
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (25.00%) Cryptocurrency
7 6 (25.00%) Blockchain
7 6 (25.00%) AWS OpsWorks
8 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.33%) MBA
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (25.00%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (4.17%) Heroku
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Redis
2 6 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (25.00%) Blockchain
2 6 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Node.js
2 8 (33.33%) React
3 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (25.00%) Resque
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) D3.js
5 1 (4.17%) Django
5 1 (4.17%) Flask
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (29.17%) B2B
3 6 (25.00%) Cryptocurrency
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
1 7 (29.17%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) CoffeeScript
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
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