Chief Technology Officer Jobs

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
UK

The median Chief Technology Officer (CTO) salary in the UK is £85,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 24 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 803 844 1181
Rank change year-on-year +41 +337 -240
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 51 45 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.055% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.060% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 48
10th Percentile £76,250 £74,625 £85,000
25th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £95,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £110,000 £130,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% -15.71% +21.40%
75th Percentile £103,750 £122,500 £167,813
90th Percentile £152,500 £193,750 £200,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £84,700 £77,875 £110,000
% change year-on-year +8.76% -29.20% +37.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,229 74,951 168,159
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 91.81% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59,408 51,881 87,939
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,800 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,700 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Chief Technology Officer over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the UK

Chief Technology Officer
Top 12 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 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +20 45 £86,250 -21.59% 4
UK excluding London -2 40 £84,700 +8.76% 2
South East +6 14 £87,500 -35.19%
Work from Home +46 11 £115,000 +4.55% 4
London +59 10 £92,500 -22.92% 2
Midlands -18 8 £100,000 +28.41% 1
South West - 7 £80,000 -
West Midlands -11 6 £140,000 +64.71% 1
Scotland -45 6 £77,500 -31.98%
North of England +11 5 £84,700 +99.25% 1
North West +3 5 £84,700 -23.00% 1
East Midlands -38 2 £95,000 +24.59%

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 July 2024, Chief Technology Officer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 16 (31.37%) Roadmaps
2 15 (29.41%) Full Stack Development
2 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 13 (25.49%) SaaS
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.53%) Technology Roadmap
4 12 (23.53%) Technology Strategy
5 11 (21.57%) Public Sector
6 10 (19.61%) Social Skills
6 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
6 10 (19.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
8 8 (15.69%) React
8 8 (15.69%) Strategic Roadmap
9 7 (13.73%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.73%) AWS
10 6 (11.76%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) Agile
10 6 (11.76%) DevOps
10 6 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.80%) Business Strategy
11 5 (9.80%) Budget Management
11 5 (9.80%) Java
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
12 4 (7.84%) Network Security

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) SaaS
2 7 (13.73%) AWS
3 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.88%) Azure
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.96%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Public Sector
2 10 (19.61%) Social Skills
3 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Finance
5 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Aviation
6 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Games
6 2 (3.92%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Electronics
7 1 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) React
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) MACH
3 2 (3.92%) Symfony
4 1 (1.96%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Native
1 2 (3.92%) Educational Technology
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile Games
1 2 (3.92%) PMI
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (1.96%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Roadmaps
2 15 (29.41%) Full Stack Development
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.53%) Technology Roadmap
4 12 (23.53%) Technology Strategy
5 10 (19.61%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
6 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
7 8 (15.69%) Strategic Roadmap
8 7 (13.73%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (11.76%) Agile
9 6 (11.76%) DevOps
9 6 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (9.80%) Budget Management
10 5 (9.80%) Business Strategy
10 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.84%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.84%) Microservices
11 4 (7.84%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) PHP
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) RPG
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MBA
6 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Samsung