Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Director was £86,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Technical Director
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1109 1123 1229
Rank change year-on-year +14 +106 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 42 89 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.050% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.051% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 53
England median annual salary £86,250 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.47% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £99,500
UK median annual salary £86,250 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +1.47% +21.43% +7.69%

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 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
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 £27,013 £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% -

Technical Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Technical Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Director in England

Technical Director
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Director in England.

Salary trend for Technical Director in England

Technical Director
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Director in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Director in England

Technical Director
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Director within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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 -29 18 £92,500 +8.82% 5
South East +36 11 £62,500 +19.05%
North of England +2 8 £53,750 -10.42% 2
Midlands - 7 £100,000 -
North West -5 5 £42,500 -29.17% 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
North East - 3 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £100,000 -
East of England +6 1 £97,500 +21.88%
Technical Director
UK

Technical Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Technical Director 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 Technical Director in the job title.

1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) C#
3 9 (21.43%) PHP
4 8 (19.05%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) MVC
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Games
7 5 (11.90%) CMS
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (11.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (9.52%) PaaS
8 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) QA
8 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
8 4 (9.52%) MPLS
8 4 (9.52%) VoIP
8 4 (9.52%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) CSS

Technical Director 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 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.76%) bbPress
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.76%) WordPress
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.52%) MPLS
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Games
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) Laravel
3 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) React
3 3 (7.14%) Symfony
3 3 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) React Native
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) HoloLens
4 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) IVR
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.05%) DevOps
1 8 (19.05%) MVC
2 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 3 (7.14%) API Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Business Development
4 3 (7.14%) Coaching
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) OOP
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.14%) SOLID
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
3 8 (19.05%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.14%) Zend
4 2 (4.76%) BuddyPress
4 2 (4.76%) WooCommerce
5 1 (2.38%) ATG
5 1 (2.38%) hybris
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Xamarin