The median annual salary for a Chief Operating Officer was £113,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Chief Operating Officer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 943 948
Rank change year-on-year +95 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Median salary £113,750 £85,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.82% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £69,750 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £166,250 £123,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median salary £117,500 £95,000 -
% change year-on-year +23.68% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78617 94472 100345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65783 80124 82695
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Chief Operating Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Operating Officer in England

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer in England.

Salary trend for Chief Operating Officer in England

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Operating Officer in England

Chief Operating Officer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 5 £112,500 +50.00%
South West - 1 £117,500 -
Chief Operating Officer
UK

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Chief Operating 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 England region featuring Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) Online Gambling
3 4 (28.57%) Fintech
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Blockchain
5 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
6 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) PMO
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Blockchain
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Fintech
1 4 (28.57%) Online Gambling
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft