Period
to 3 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Chief Technical Officer was £150,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 772 1082 1201
Rank change year-on-year +310 +119 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technical Officer 2 8 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median annual salary £150,000 £115,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £115,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -14.89%

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 63,855 138,134 166,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.85% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51,383 110,372 134,389
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Chief Technical Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Chief Technical Officer.

Salary trend for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Top 5 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 3 August 2020. 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 +294 2 £150,000 +30.43%
UK excluding London +265 1 - -
London +211 1 £150,000 +30.43%
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

Chief Technical Officer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com