Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Operating Officer was £107,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 826 913
Rank change year-on-year -7 +87 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 12 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.024% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 10
London median annual salary £107,500 £140,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.21% +40.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £92,250 £88,250 £88,500
90th Percentile £132,750 £218,750 £119,500
England median annual salary £107,500 £132,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year -18.87% +32.50% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Chief Operating Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Operating Officer in London

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Chief Operating Officer in London

Chief Operating Officer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Operating Officer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Operating Officer in London

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region featuring Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Business Development
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 5 (41.67%) Revenue Management
2 5 (41.67%) Fintech
2 5 (41.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 5 (41.67%) Resource Allocation
3 4 (33.33%) Blockchain
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) PMO
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Blockchain
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Fintech
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
1 5 (41.67%) Resource Allocation
1 5 (41.67%) Revenue Management
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Logistics
2 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft