The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Technology
UK / England
Rank 784 892 881
Rank change year-on-year +108 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 50 50 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.052% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.054% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 42
Median salary £92,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £115,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year +5.17% +1.75%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +86 30 £110,000 +44.26% 1
East of England +27 6 £67,500 - 2
North East - 5 £52,500 -
North West -14 3 £90,000 - 1
South East +52 2 £105,000 +75.00% 1
South West +22 2 £118,750 +48.43%
West Midlands +36 1 £65,000 -5.45%
Yorkshire +11 1 £90,000 +5.88%
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.14%) IT Strategy
5 12 (12.12%) Front Office
5 12 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (11.11%) DevOps
6 11 (11.11%) Project Management
6 11 (11.11%) Change Management
7 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.10%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.08%) SOA
9 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
9 8 (8.08%) People Management
10 7 (7.07%) Big Data
10 7 (7.07%) Degree
10 7 (7.07%) CISSP
11 6 (6.06%) Linux
11 6 (6.06%) Python
11 6 (6.06%) PHP
11 6 (6.06%) .NET
11 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.06%) Marketing
11 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.06%) Fintech
12 5 (5.05%) Coaching

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) nginx
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Mingle
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) GitHub
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
1 2 (2.02%) Trello
2 1 (1.01%) Heroku
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DNS
2 4 (4.04%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 4 (4.04%) SMTP
2 4 (4.04%) SSL
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
2 4 (4.04%) Wireless
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.01%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.01%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Redis
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) git-flow
3 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Front Office
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) HTML
3 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Flex
3 3 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) React
4 2 (2.02%) Redux
4 2 (2.02%) Symfony
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.01%) CSS3
5 1 (1.01%) Express
5 1 (1.01%) HTML5
5 1 (1.01%) J2EE
5 1 (1.01%) jQuery
5 1 (1.01%) Laravel
5 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Fintech
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Tandem
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Energy Derivatives
6 1 (1.01%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) E-Commerce
2 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.14%) IT Strategy
4 11 (11.11%) Change Management
4 11 (11.11%) DevOps
4 11 (11.11%) Project Management
5 10 (10.10%) Multithreaded Programming
5 10 (10.10%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.08%) People Management
7 8 (8.08%) SOA
8 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.05%) Analytics
9 5 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (5.05%) Information Security
9 5 (5.05%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) PHP
1 6 (6.06%) Python
2 5 (5.05%) Java
3 3 (3.03%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) Ruby
3 3 (3.03%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) ABAP
4 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.01%) C
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) CISSP
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) CISM
2 4 (4.04%) GIAC
3 3 (3.03%) CISA
3 3 (3.03%) QiCA
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.03%) Fidessa
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle
1 3 (3.03%) SAP
2 2 (2.02%) IBM
2 2 (2.02%) Zend
3 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.01%) Foundry
3 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.01%) New Relic
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.01%) Snowplow
3 1 (1.01%) Splunk
3 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
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