The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 611 630
Rank change year-on-year +42 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 43 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.082% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 33
Median salary £97,500 £100,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +29.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £68,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £139,000 £139,750
UK excluding London median salary £80,010 £90,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -11.10% +16.12%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +27 7 £103,750 +3.75% 1
Head of Technology
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (54.79%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Front Office
2 32 (43.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (36.99%) Banking
4 26 (35.62%) Retail
5 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (32.88%) Risk Management
6 24 (32.88%) Matrix Organization
7 21 (28.77%) SDLC
8 20 (27.40%) Derivative
8 20 (27.40%) Equity Derivative
8 20 (27.40%) Retail Banking
8 20 (27.40%) Project Planning
8 20 (27.40%) Credit Risk
8 20 (27.40%) Market Risk
8 20 (27.40%) Wealth Management
8 20 (27.40%) Fixed Income
8 20 (27.40%) Asset Management
8 20 (27.40%) Investment Banking
8 20 (27.40%) Credit Risk Management
8 20 (27.40%) Quantitative Research
9 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
10 9 (12.33%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (12.33%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.96%) Project Management
11 8 (10.96%) Change Management
12 7 (9.59%) Degree
12 7 (9.59%) DevOps
13 6 (8.22%) Analytics
13 6 (8.22%) Python

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 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.37%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) SMS
1 1 (1.37%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Big Data
1 4 (5.48%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Redis
General
1 40 (54.79%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Front Office
3 27 (36.99%) Banking
4 26 (35.62%) Retail
5 20 (27.40%) Investment Banking
5 20 (27.40%) Retail Banking
6 5 (6.85%) Marketing
7 4 (5.48%) Publishing
8 3 (4.11%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (2.74%) Electronics
9 2 (2.74%) Games
9 2 (2.74%) Italian Language
9 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.37%) Advertising
10 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.74%) Memcached
3 2 (2.74%) React
3 2 (2.74%) Redux
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) Laravel
4 1 (1.37%) Symfony
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (27.40%) Credit Risk
2 20 (27.40%) Derivative
2 20 (27.40%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (27.40%) Fixed Income
2 20 (27.40%) Market Risk
3 5 (6.85%) Tandem
3 5 (6.85%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.74%) Equities
6 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Matrix Organization
2 24 (32.88%) Risk Management
3 21 (28.77%) SDLC
4 20 (27.40%) Asset Management
4 20 (27.40%) Credit Risk Management
4 20 (27.40%) Project Planning
4 20 (27.40%) Quantitative Research
4 20 (27.40%) Wealth Management
5 19 (26.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 9 (12.33%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
7 8 (10.96%) Project Management
8 7 (9.59%) DevOps
9 6 (8.22%) Analytics
9 6 (8.22%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) PHP
1 6 (8.22%) Python
2 4 (5.48%) Java
2 4 (5.48%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) P3O
3 2 (2.74%) PMO
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (2.74%) Fidessa
1 2 (2.74%) SAP
2 1 (1.37%) Calypso
2 1 (1.37%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (1.37%) Marketo
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Murex
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
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