The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Head of Information Technology
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.92% 0.14% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.15% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £72,500 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.89% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 738 670 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.72% 94.23% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 619 569 638
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Coventry over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Head of IT 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 Coventry region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) PMO
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Presales
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) COBIT
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) MCSD
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft