Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 571 633
Rank change year-on-year +46 +62 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 21 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.068% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.056% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 11
South East median annual salary £85,000 £125,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.00% +78.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £66,395 £70,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £136,500 £151,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Chief Technology Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in the South East

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the South East.

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in the South East

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the South East

Chief Technology Officer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley +54 16 £92,500 -26.00% 1
Berkshire +46 11 £115,000 -8.00%
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £85,000 - 1
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 £70,000 -6.67%
West Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
Kent - 1 £63,991 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Chief Technology Officer
England

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Chief Technology 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 South East region featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
2 7 (33.33%) Big Data
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) SaaS
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) LAMP
7 1 (4.76%) Games

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (19.05%) MPLS
1 4 (19.05%) VoIP
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) B2C
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Display Advertising
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Online Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Cadence
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Rakuten