Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Chief Technical Officer was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Chief Technical Officer
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1090 1179 1174
Rank change year-on-year +89 -5 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technical Officer 11 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 17
UK median annual salary £135,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.75% +10.34% -27.50%
10th Percentile £91,000 £67,125 £68,750
90th Percentile £150,000 £110,000 £97,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £150,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +106.90% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Chief Technical Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technical Officer over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technical Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
England +83 11 £135,000 +68.75%
UK excluding London +56 6 £150,000 +106.90%
London +59 5 £120,000 +41.18%
North West - 3 £150,000 -
South West - 3 - -
North of England - 3 £150,000 -

Chief Technical Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Chief Technical Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Chief Technical Officer in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
1 4 (36.36%) Strategic Thinking
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Redis
2 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

Chief Technical Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (27.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (36.36%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA