Period
to 16 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Client Director was £155,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

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

Client Director
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1058 1134 1184
Rank change year-on-year +76 +50 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Client Director 32 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 31
UK median annual salary £155,000 £80,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.75% -20.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £96,250 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £167,500 £107,500 £157,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £40,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +93.75% -55.56% +24.14%

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 134,943 159,181 169,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.06% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107,467 128,207 135,717
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Client Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Client Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client Director.

Salary trend for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client Director over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client Director within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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 +86 30 £155,000 +93.75% 3
London +97 29 £155,000 +93.75% 2
UK excluding London +54 3 £77,500 +93.75% 1
Scotland - 2 £81,250 -
South East +37 1 £60,000 -25.00%

Client Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, Client Director 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 Client Director in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Intranet
1 22 (68.75%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Data Strategy
3 4 (12.50%) SDLC
3 4 (12.50%) Data-Driven Decision Making
3 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.50%) Information Management
3 4 (12.50%) Business Development
4 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) Charles River
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.25%) Equities
5 2 (6.25%) LatentZero
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Eze Castle Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) SimCorp
5 2 (6.25%) Derivative

Client Director 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LatentZero
1 2 (6.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Derivative
1 2 (6.25%) Equities
1 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Business Development
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Data Strategy
3 4 (12.50%) Data-Driven Decision Making
3 4 (12.50%) Information Management
3 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) BDD
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) People Management
5 1 (3.13%) Presales
5 1 (3.13%) Product Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Charles River
1 2 (6.25%) Eze Castle Integration
1 2 (6.25%) SimCorp
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sun