Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £108,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 769 863
Rank change year-on-year +39 +94 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 108 73 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.096% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 41
London median annual salary £108,750 £95,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.47% +8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £154,250 £122,500 £125,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £90,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

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 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
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 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Head of Technology in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technology in London

Head of Technology
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Head of Technology in London

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Technology in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Technology in London

Head of Technology
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 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
Central London +24 21 £110,000 +41.94% 1
Head of Technology
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 72 (66.67%) Finance
2 64 (59.26%) Banking
3 59 (54.63%) Matrix Organization
4 58 (53.70%) Risk Management
5 55 (50.93%) Asset Management
6 54 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 54 (50.00%) Retail Banking
6 54 (50.00%) Wealth Management
6 54 (50.00%) Front Office
7 40 (37.04%) Fixed Income
8 39 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (36.11%) Credit Risk
8 39 (36.11%) Project Planning
8 39 (36.11%) Derivative
8 39 (36.11%) Equity Derivative
8 39 (36.11%) Credit Risk Management
8 39 (36.11%) SDLC
9 37 (34.26%) Quantitative Research
9 37 (34.26%) Market Risk
10 16 (14.81%) Change Management
11 15 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
12 14 (12.96%) Project Management
13 12 (11.11%) Equities
14 11 (10.19%) Scrum
14 11 (10.19%) Linux
15 9 (8.33%) C++
15 9 (8.33%) Financial Institution
15 9 (8.33%) Analytics
15 9 (8.33%) Marketing

Head of Technology 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 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) LAN
2 2 (1.85%) VoIP
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 72 (66.67%) Finance
2 64 (59.26%) Banking
3 54 (50.00%) Front Office
3 54 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 54 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (3.70%) Advertising
5 4 (3.70%) Publishing
5 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.78%) Law
7 2 (1.85%) Electronics
7 2 (1.85%) Games
7 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) Laravel
2 1 (0.93%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.04%) Fixed Income
2 39 (36.11%) Credit Risk
2 39 (36.11%) Derivative
2 39 (36.11%) Equity Derivative
2 39 (36.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (34.26%) Market Risk
4 12 (11.11%) Equities
5 5 (4.63%) User Experience
6 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Social Media
7 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.85%) PMI
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.63%) Matrix Organization
2 58 (53.70%) Risk Management
3 55 (50.93%) Asset Management
4 54 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 39 (36.11%) Credit Risk Management
5 39 (36.11%) Project Planning
5 39 (36.11%) SDLC
6 37 (34.26%) Quantitative Research
7 16 (14.81%) Change Management
8 15 (13.89%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (12.96%) Project Management
10 11 (10.19%) Scrum
11 9 (8.33%) Analytics
12 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.41%) IT Strategy
12 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.48%) DevOps
14 6 (5.56%) Kanban
14 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (2.78%) PHP
3 2 (1.85%) C
3 2 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
4 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.85%) MBA
3 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) P3O
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.93%) SCSM
1 1 (0.93%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (0.93%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (0.93%) Citrix
2 1 (0.93%) Juniper
2 1 (0.93%) Marketo
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.93%) VMware
2 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard