Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Head of Technology
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 334 418
Rank change year-on-year +30 +84 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 18 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 9
City of London median annual salary £110,000 £92,500 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £81,500
90th Percentile £170,000 £115,000 £145,000
Central London median annual salary £110,000 £89,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year +23.60% -11.00% +42.86%

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 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
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% +0.92%

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technology in the City of London

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Head of Technology in the City of London

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Technology in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Technology in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Head of Technology 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 Head of Technology in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Law
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Social Media
5 2 (11.11%) P3O
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management

Head of Technology 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Laravel
1 1 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Equities
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
4 3 (16.67%) PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
2 1 (5.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) P3O
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II