The median annual salary for a Chief Technical Officer was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 945 949
Rank change year-on-year +91 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technical Officer 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Median salary £110,000 £107,500 £107,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% -  
UK excluding London median salary - £96,250 £107,500
% change year-on-year - -10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Chief Technical Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Chief Technical Officer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technical Officer in the UK

Chief Technical Officer
Top 7 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 3 months to 27 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
England +96 10 £110,000 -4.34%
London +82 7 £110,000 -12.00%
City of London +54 4 £110,000 -4.34%
Fareham - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Chief Technical 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 featuring Chief Technical Officer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Symfony
3 6 (37.50%) Use Case
3 6 (37.50%) Ext JS
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 6 (37.50%) mod_perl
3 6 (37.50%) IT Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Fintech
6 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
6 3 (18.75%) SmoothWall
6 3 (18.75%) Threat Management
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (18.75%) MBA
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Ext JS
1 6 (37.50%) mod_perl
1 6 (37.50%) Symfony
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Use Case
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
2 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Threat Management
5 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SmoothWall