The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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 Technology
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 854 894
Rank change year-on-year +65 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 77 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.064% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 40
Median salary £85,000 £95,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +22.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,455 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,000 £111,500 £123,750
UK excluding London median salary £81,255 £87,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.13% +12.90%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technology in England

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Head of Technology in England

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Technology in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Technology in England

Head of Technology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +45 43 £97,500 -2.50% 4
East of England -2 13 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £90,000 +12.50% 1
South East +47 7 £65,000 -36.58%
West Midlands +1 2 £75,000 -16.66%
North West -39 2 £97,500 +91.17%
South West -4 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Head of Technology
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Head of Technology 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 Head of Technology in the job title.

1 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 35 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.20%) Front Office
3 32 (25.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (23.62%) Banking
5 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
6 28 (22.05%) Retail
7 26 (20.47%) Matrix Organization
8 25 (19.69%) Risk Management
9 22 (17.32%) SDLC
10 21 (16.54%) Retail Banking
11 20 (15.75%) Derivative
11 20 (15.75%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (15.75%) Project Planning
11 20 (15.75%) Wealth Management
11 20 (15.75%) Credit Risk
11 20 (15.75%) Market Risk
11 20 (15.75%) Investment Banking
11 20 (15.75%) Asset Management
11 20 (15.75%) Fixed Income
11 20 (15.75%) Project Management
11 20 (15.75%) Credit Risk Management
11 20 (15.75%) Quantitative Research
12 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (11.02%) IT Strategy
14 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.87%) Degree
16 9 (7.09%) Marketing
16 9 (7.09%) Multithreading
16 9 (7.09%) Multithreaded Programming

Head of Technology 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 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.79%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
1 2 (1.57%) SMS
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.15%) Big Data
2 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 3 (2.36%) Blockchain
3 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Burp Suite
General
1 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 32 (25.20%) Front Office
3 30 (23.62%) Banking
4 28 (22.05%) Retail
5 21 (16.54%) Retail Banking
6 20 (15.75%) Investment Banking
7 9 (7.09%) Marketing
8 6 (4.72%) Games
9 4 (3.15%) Publishing
10 3 (2.36%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (1.57%) Electronics
11 2 (1.57%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.79%) Advertising
12 1 (0.79%) Back Office
12 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) HTML
3 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.57%) Memcached
4 2 (1.57%) React
4 2 (1.57%) Redux
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) Express
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) Laravel
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) Symfony
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (15.75%) Credit Risk
2 20 (15.75%) Derivative
2 20 (15.75%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (15.75%) Fixed Income
2 20 (15.75%) Market Risk
3 6 (4.72%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.94%) Tandem
5 4 (3.15%) Fintech
6 3 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Equities
7 2 (1.57%) iPad
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.83%) E-Commerce
3 26 (20.47%) Matrix Organization
4 25 (19.69%) Risk Management
5 22 (17.32%) SDLC
6 20 (15.75%) Asset Management
6 20 (15.75%) Credit Risk Management
6 20 (15.75%) Project Management
6 20 (15.75%) Project Planning
6 20 (15.75%) Quantitative Research
6 20 (15.75%) Wealth Management
7 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.02%) IT Strategy
9 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.09%) DevOps
10 9 (7.09%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (7.09%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.09%) People Management
11 8 (6.30%) Change Management
11 8 (6.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.51%) SQL
2 6 (4.72%) C#
2 6 (4.72%) PHP
2 6 (4.72%) Python
3 5 (3.94%) Java
4 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) CISSP
3 4 (3.15%) CISA
4 3 (2.36%) QiCA
5 2 (1.57%) CLAS
5 2 (1.57%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.57%) OSCE
5 2 (1.57%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) CISM
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) CRISC
6 1 (0.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) P3O
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (3.94%) SAP
2 2 (1.57%) Fidessa
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle
2 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.79%) Calypso
3 1 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (0.79%) Marketo
3 1 (0.79%) Murex
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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