Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 17 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 Information Technology
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 11 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.83% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 4
Coventry median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.48% +32.61%
10th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £92,500
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1268 1355 1392
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 94.43% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1142 1155
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.04% -0.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £26,100
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (72.73%) PMO
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

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 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft