Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 907 998 1128
Rank change year-on-year +91 +130 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 241 191 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 154 164 97
England median annual salary £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £63,250
90th Percentile £137,500 £145,000 £150,000
UK median annual salary £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in England

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in England

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in England

Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +42 168 £100,000 -4.76% 5
North of England +16 30 £78,750 +1.61%
North West +9 23 £77,500 -10.14%
South East +56 20 £85,000 -32.00% 1
Midlands +43 19 £85,000 +3.03%
West Midlands +26 19 £85,000 +3.03%
East of England +21 10 £85,000 +9.68%
Yorkshire +27 7 £80,000 +10.34%
South West +29 5 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Chief Technology Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Chief Technology 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 Technology Officer in the job title.

1 88 (36.51%) Finance
2 83 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.54%) Degree
4 75 (31.12%) Computer Science
5 65 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 64 (26.56%) IT Strategy
6 64 (26.56%) Management Information System
7 63 (26.14%) Banking
8 61 (25.31%) .NET
8 61 (25.31%) SDLC
9 60 (24.90%) Asset Management
10 59 (24.48%) Retail Banking
10 59 (24.48%) Investment Banking
10 59 (24.48%) Wealth Management
11 56 (23.24%) Java
12 45 (18.67%) Project Management
13 41 (17.01%) Software Engineering
14 38 (15.77%) Line Management
15 36 (14.94%) HTML
16 35 (14.52%) Kanban
17 34 (14.11%) HTML5
17 34 (14.11%) C++
18 33 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (13.28%) Legal
19 32 (13.28%) Matrix Organization
19 32 (13.28%) Master's Degree
20 31 (12.86%) Scrum
20 31 (12.86%) .NET Framework
21 30 (12.45%) Product Management
21 30 (12.45%) Visualisation

Chief Technology 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.66%) Apache
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.41%) nginx
2 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.05%) SaaS
3 8 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.66%) CloudFront
5 4 (1.66%) GitHub
5 4 (1.66%) Office 365
6 3 (1.24%) PaaS
6 3 (1.24%) Serverless
7 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.41%) Force.com
8 1 (0.41%) Heroku
8 1 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) Internet
2 4 (1.66%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.66%) MPLS
2 4 (1.66%) VoIP
2 4 (1.66%) WAN
3 2 (0.83%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.71%) Big Data
2 11 (4.56%) MySQL
3 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) CircleCI
1 3 (1.24%) Selenium
2 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.83%) NUnit
2 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.41%) AppVeyor
3 1 (0.41%) CMake
3 1 (0.41%) CodeNarc
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) GitLab
3 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.41%) Spock
3 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.41%) TestFairy
3 1 (0.41%) webpack
3 1 (0.41%) Xcode
General
1 88 (36.51%) Finance
2 63 (26.14%) Banking
3 59 (24.48%) Investment Banking
3 59 (24.48%) Retail Banking
4 32 (13.28%) Legal
5 20 (8.30%) Marketing
6 11 (4.56%) Games
6 11 (4.56%) Retail
7 10 (4.15%) Advertising
8 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.83%) Electronics
10 2 (0.83%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.31%) .NET
2 36 (14.94%) HTML
3 34 (14.11%) HTML5
4 31 (12.86%) .NET Framework
5 30 (12.45%) Node.js
6 22 (9.13%) AngularJS
6 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET
6 22 (9.13%) React
7 16 (6.64%) Angular 2
8 10 (4.15%) React Native
9 6 (2.49%) CSS
10 5 (2.07%) LAMP
10 5 (2.07%) RESTful
11 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.66%) CSS3
11 4 (1.66%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.66%) Web Services
12 3 (1.24%) Spring
12 3 (1.24%) XML
12 3 (1.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (31.12%) Computer Science
2 64 (26.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.39%) Fintech
4 10 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.73%) User Experience
6 8 (3.32%) BBC
6 8 (3.32%) Mobile Games
6 8 (3.32%) Online Gambling
7 6 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.24%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.24%) NHS
10 2 (0.83%) FMCG
10 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) iPad
10 2 (0.83%) Xbox
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.98%) Android
2 9 (3.73%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.73%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Windows
4 1 (0.41%) Debian
4 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (26.56%) IT Strategy
3 61 (25.31%) SDLC
4 60 (24.90%) Asset Management
5 59 (24.48%) Wealth Management
6 45 (18.67%) Project Management
7 41 (17.01%) Software Engineering
8 38 (15.77%) Line Management
9 35 (14.52%) Kanban
10 33 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (13.28%) Matrix Organization
12 31 (12.86%) Scrum
13 30 (12.45%) Domain Models
13 30 (12.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 30 (12.45%) Operations Management
13 30 (12.45%) Product Management
13 30 (12.45%) Strategic Planning
13 30 (12.45%) Visualisation
14 29 (12.03%) ETL
14 29 (12.03%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.24%) Java
2 34 (14.11%) C++
3 30 (12.45%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.62%) C#
5 27 (11.20%) Python
6 13 (5.39%) Scala
7 11 (4.56%) PHP
8 10 (4.15%) Ruby
9 7 (2.90%) SQL
10 6 (2.49%) Go
11 4 (1.66%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.24%) C
12 3 (1.24%) Elixir
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.83%) Clojure
13 2 (0.83%) Haskell
13 2 (0.83%) ML
14 1 (0.41%) ES6
14 1 (0.41%) Groovy
14 1 (0.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 76 (31.54%) Degree
2 65 (26.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (13.28%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.49%) MBA
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.49%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (8.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.73%) Ansible
2 4 (1.66%) SCCM
3 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (3.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.24%) New Relic
3 2 (0.83%) Google
3 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.83%) Xero
4 1 (0.41%) Cadence
4 1 (0.41%) Omniture
4 1 (0.41%) Rakuten