The median annual salary for a Chief Operating Officer was £125,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 628 683
Rank change year-on-year +19 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Operating Officer 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.010% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £125,000 £145,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +45.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £105,000 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £185,000 £145,000 £123,000
UK excluding London median salary £117,500 £95,000 -
% change year-on-year +23.68% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Chief Operating Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Chief Operating Officer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Operating Officer in London

Chief Operating Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Fintech
3 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) Online Gambling
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (8.33%) SaaS

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Fintech
2 3 (25.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP