The median annual salary for a IT Director was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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.

IT Director
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.036% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £72,500 £78,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.93% -  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2245 2808 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.98% 94.77% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1827 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured IT Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in Scotland

IT Director
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Director in Scotland.

Salary trend for IT Director in Scotland

IT Director
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +3 1 £72,500 -7.93%
IT Director
UK

IT Director Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT Director 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 Scotland region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) FastStats
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (50.00%) Apteco
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (50.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Apteco
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau