Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Operating Officer was £113,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1129 1215 1276
Rank change year-on-year +86 +61 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 21 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
England median annual salary £113,750 £115,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +31.43% -6.42%
10th Percentile £56,375 £74,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £202,750 £173,250 £135,750
UK median annual salary £113,750 £135,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year -15.74% +54.29% -6.42%

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 160373 183773 202115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131317 156122 167506
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Chief Operating Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Chief Operating Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +44 17 £113,750 -15.74%
South East +75 1 £60,000 -76.00%
South West +17 1 £117,500 +23.68%
North of England - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Chief Operating Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Fintech
3 7 (33.33%) SaaS
4 6 (28.57%) Blockchain
4 6 (28.57%) Business Development
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (23.81%) Marketing
5 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 5 (23.81%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (23.81%) Time Management
5 5 (23.81%) Revenue Management
6 4 (19.05%) Logistics
6 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) High Availability
8 2 (9.52%) Online Gambling
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing

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:

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Fintech
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Online Gambling
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 5 (23.81%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 5 (23.81%) Resource Allocation
2 5 (23.81%) Revenue Management
2 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Logistics
3 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Market Segmentation
6 1 (4.76%) People Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft