The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
UK
Rank 779 860 856
Rank change year-on-year +81 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 88 104 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 80 86 89
Median salary £90,000 £95,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £64,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £140,000 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £106,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -15.29% +37.09%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 29 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 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 +75 87 £90,000 -5.26% 8
London +62 65 £90,000 -2.70% 5
City of London +61 20 £82,500 -25.00% 4
South East +82 12 £95,000 -5.00% 1
Brighton +19 7 £95,000 +26.66%
East Sussex +12 7 £95,000 -5.00%
East of England +28 4 £90,000 -28.00%
West Midlands +31 3 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hertfordshire +18 2 £70,000 -44.00%
Birmingham +11 2 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South West +7 2 £81,250 -32.29%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £90,000 -
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £90,000 -
Surrey +34 1 £100,000 +11.11%
North West -12 1 £92,500 +12.12%
Manchester -17 1 £92,500 +42.30%
Twickenham - 1 £160,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £72,500 -
Royston - 1 £70,000 -
Bath - 1 £90,000 -
Stafford - 1 £65,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £75,000 -
Dorset - 1 £72,500 -
Somerset - 1 £90,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.49%) Big Data
3 37 (21.89%) Finance
4 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.61%) Java
5 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
6 22 (13.02%) .NET
6 22 (13.02%) React
7 21 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (12.43%) CRM
8 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
9 19 (11.24%) Degree
9 19 (11.24%) AngularJS
10 18 (10.65%) DevOps
10 18 (10.65%) Python
10 18 (10.65%) IT Strategy
11 17 (10.06%) Node.js
12 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.47%) Mobile Payment
13 15 (8.88%) Fintech
14 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
14 14 (8.28%) Games
15 13 (7.69%) Scrum
15 13 (7.69%) PHP
15 13 (7.69%) HTML
15 13 (7.69%) User Experience
16 12 (7.10%) Scala
16 12 (7.10%) Retail
16 12 (7.10%) Ruby
16 12 (7.10%) Blockchain

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.92%) SaaS
3 9 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.55%) AWS OpsWorks
5 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.78%) Heroku
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.18%) GitHub
7 2 (1.18%) IaaS
7 2 (1.18%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) GSM
2 1 (0.59%) MPLS
2 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.49%) Big Data
2 12 (7.10%) Blockchain
3 11 (6.51%) Redis
4 9 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.14%) MySQL
6 6 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.96%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.78%) HBase
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.78%) Maven
3 1 (0.59%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Games
3 12 (7.10%) Retail
4 11 (6.51%) Marketing
5 6 (3.55%) Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.02%) .NET
1 22 (13.02%) React
2 19 (11.24%) AngularJS
3 17 (10.06%) Node.js
4 13 (7.69%) HTML
5 11 (6.51%) Backbone.js
6 9 (5.33%) CSS
7 7 (4.14%) jQuery
8 6 (3.55%) Resque
8 6 (3.55%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.96%) HTML5
9 5 (2.96%) RESTful
10 4 (2.37%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (2.37%) REST
10 4 (2.37%) Spring
11 3 (1.78%) Django
11 3 (1.78%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Mobile Payment
2 15 (8.88%) Fintech
3 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.69%) User Experience
5 9 (5.33%) Online Games
6 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.37%) Online Gambling
9 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.78%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.18%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.18%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.59%) Equities
11 1 (0.59%) FMCG
11 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.73%) Linux
2 3 (1.78%) Android
2 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.61%) E-Commerce
3 21 (12.43%) CRM
4 18 (10.65%) DevOps
4 18 (10.65%) IT Strategy
5 16 (9.47%) Mentoring
6 13 (7.69%) Scrum
7 11 (6.51%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.92%) Machine Learning
8 10 (5.92%) People Management
8 10 (5.92%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (5.33%) BDD
9 9 (5.33%) OO
10 8 (4.73%) Analytics
10 8 (4.73%) B2B
10 8 (4.73%) SDLC
11 7 (4.14%) Microservices
11 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (3.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
2 23 (13.61%) Java
3 18 (10.65%) Python
4 13 (7.69%) PHP
5 12 (7.10%) Ruby
5 12 (7.10%) Scala
6 7 (4.14%) C
6 7 (4.14%) C#
7 6 (3.55%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (3.55%) SQL
8 4 (2.37%) C++
9 3 (1.78%) Haskell
10 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) R
11 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) MBA
3 3 (1.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Puppet
2 4 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.59%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.59%) Facebook
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle
4 1 (0.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.59%) Twitter
4 1 (0.59%) Workday
4 1 (0.59%) Zend
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