The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 845 863
Rank change year-on-year +71 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 98 79 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.081% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 87 70 88
Median salary £100,000 £110,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,750 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £150,000 £140,000 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £120,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +70 95 £100,000 -9.09% 13
London +33 66 £100,000 -9.09% 6
City of London +29 12 £75,000 -31.81% 2
North West - 8 £215,000 -
South East +49 7 £95,000 -24.00% 4
Manchester - 7 £215,000 -
West Midlands +14 5 £75,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £76,443 -
East of England - 3 £105,000 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £95,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £100,000 - 1
Brighton - 3 £95,000 -
South West +2 2 £75,000 -37.50%
Staffordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Leeds - 2 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £100,000 -
Essex - 2 £105,000 -
Berkshire +25 1 £115,000 -8.00% 2
Hampshire +16 1 £100,000 - 1
West End of London +1 1 £55,000 -59.25%
Somerset -6 1 £75,000 -16.66%
Halesowen - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £63,991 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £95,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £115,000 -
Belfast - 1 £45,000 -
Coulsdon - 1 £87,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £85,000 -
Colchester - 1 £105,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 42 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 37 (19.89%) Big Data
4 33 (17.74%) React
5 28 (15.05%) Marketing
6 27 (14.52%) CRM
6 27 (14.52%) IT Strategy
7 26 (13.98%) Fintech
7 26 (13.98%) Python
7 26 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.83%) .NET
10 21 (11.29%) Mentoring
11 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
11 20 (10.75%) Degree
11 20 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (10.22%) Java
12 19 (10.22%) Linux
12 19 (10.22%) Mobile Payment
12 19 (10.22%) AngularJS
12 19 (10.22%) Blockchain
13 18 (9.68%) Node.js
14 16 (8.60%) PHP
14 16 (8.60%) Ruby
14 16 (8.60%) Machine Learning
15 14 (7.53%) Relational Database
15 14 (7.53%) DevOps
15 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
15 14 (7.53%) B2B

Chief Technology 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 9 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.61%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) WordPress
4 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.54%) Drupal
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (5.91%) AWS OpsWorks
3 9 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.76%) SaaS
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.08%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.08%) GitHub
6 2 (1.08%) Heroku
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.54%) Office 365
7 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) GSM
3 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.89%) Big Data
2 20 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.22%) Blockchain
4 14 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.91%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (5.38%) Redis
7 6 (3.23%) MySQL
8 5 (2.69%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.08%) HBase
11 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.15%) PHPUnit
2 2 (1.08%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.54%) CMake
3 1 (0.54%) CodeNarc
3 1 (0.54%) GitLab
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) Spock
3 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (22.58%) Finance
2 28 (15.05%) Marketing
3 8 (4.30%) Banking
3 8 (4.30%) Publishing
4 7 (3.76%) Games
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.15%) Advertising
8 3 (1.61%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.08%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.08%) Legal
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.74%) React
2 22 (11.83%) .NET
3 19 (10.22%) AngularJS
4 18 (9.68%) Node.js
5 11 (5.91%) Backbone.js
5 11 (5.91%) HTML
5 11 (5.91%) Resque
5 11 (5.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (4.84%) CSS
7 6 (3.23%) Django
7 6 (3.23%) jQuery
8 5 (2.69%) LAMP
8 5 (2.69%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.69%) Symfony
9 4 (2.15%) RESTful
10 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.61%) React Native
11 2 (1.08%) Spring
11 2 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Fintech
2 19 (10.22%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.45%) User Experience
5 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.15%) Online Gambling
6 4 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Bitcoin
8 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.08%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) BBC
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.22%) Linux
2 5 (2.69%) Debian
3 3 (1.61%) Android
3 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.08%) Unix
5 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.52%) CRM
2 27 (14.52%) IT Strategy
3 24 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 21 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.60%) Machine Learning
6 14 (7.53%) B2B
6 14 (7.53%) DevOps
7 12 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.91%) Cryptocurrency
9 10 (5.38%) Analytics
9 10 (5.38%) OO
10 9 (4.84%) B2C
10 9 (4.84%) BDD
10 9 (4.84%) Personalization
11 8 (4.30%) Change Management
11 8 (4.30%) Project Management
11 8 (4.30%) SDLC
12 7 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 26 (13.98%) Python
3 19 (10.22%) Java
4 16 (8.60%) PHP
4 16 (8.60%) Ruby
5 11 (5.91%) CoffeeScript
6 10 (5.38%) Scala
7 9 (4.84%) SQL
8 7 (3.76%) C#
9 5 (2.69%) C++
10 4 (2.15%) Haskell
11 3 (1.61%) C
11 3 (1.61%) Go
12 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) Clojure
13 1 (0.54%) ES6
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) ML
13 1 (0.54%) R
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.15%) MBA
4 3 (1.61%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.30%) Ansible
2 4 (2.15%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.54%) Mesos
5 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.15%) Google
2 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.08%) Cadence
3 2 (1.08%) Cognizant
3 2 (1.08%) New Relic
3 2 (1.08%) Omniture
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) SAP
4 1 (0.54%) Workday
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