The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 629 618
Rank change year-on-year +73 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 31 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.052% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.054% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 25
Median salary £120,000 £75,000 £71,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +4.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,900 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £145,000 £116,000 £128,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £65,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year +11.53% -8.77%  

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 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
City of London +39 6 £92,500 -2.63% 1
Head of Technology
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
3 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (19.67%) Front Office
5 11 (18.03%) DevOps
6 10 (16.39%) Multithreaded Programming
6 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
7 7 (11.48%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
8 6 (9.84%) PHP
8 6 (9.84%) Python
8 6 (9.84%) Big Data
8 6 (9.84%) IT Strategy
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Analytics
9 5 (8.20%) SOA
9 5 (8.20%) HTML
9 5 (8.20%) MySQL
9 5 (8.20%) Linux
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.56%) Tandem
10 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.56%) Business Development
10 4 (6.56%) Degree
10 4 (6.56%) QA
10 4 (6.56%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.56%) DNS

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 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Mingle
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
1 2 (3.28%) Trello
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 3 (4.92%) SMTP
2 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Wireless
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Big Data
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.64%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) git-flow
3 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Front Office
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) CSS
3 2 (3.28%) React
3 2 (3.28%) Redux
3 2 (3.28%) Symfony
4 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.64%) CSS3
4 1 (1.64%) HTML5
4 1 (1.64%) jQuery
4 1 (1.64%) Laravel
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Tandem
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Equities
4 3 (4.92%) Fintech
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
2 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) DevOps
4 10 (16.39%) Multithreaded Programming
4 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.48%) Project Management
6 6 (9.84%) IT Strategy
7 5 (8.20%) Analytics
7 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.20%) SOA
8 4 (6.56%) Business Development
8 4 (6.56%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) PHP
1 6 (9.84%) Python
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) Ruby
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) CISM
2 3 (4.92%) CISSP
2 3 (4.92%) GIAC
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
2 2 (3.28%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.64%) Foundry
3 1 (1.64%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) New Relic
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Snowplow
3 1 (1.64%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
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