Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Head of Implementation was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Head of Implementation
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1189 1243
Rank change year-on-year +40 +54 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Implementation 10 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 10
UK median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £71,625 £68,500 £76,875
90th Percentile £112,625 £97,500 £102,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £90,000 - £80,000

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 159,874 167,577 186,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128,822 134,320 156,383
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Head of Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Implementation in the UK

Head of Implementation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Implementation.

Salary trend for Head of Implementation in the UK

Head of Implementation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Implementation over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Head of Implementation in the UK

Head of Implementation
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Implementation within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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 +52 10 £90,000 +5.88%
UK excluding London - 6 £90,000 -
South East - 5 £90,000 -
London +33 4 £105,000 +23.53%
South West - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Implementation Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Head of Implementation 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 Head of Implementation in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) ERP
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (50.00%) Basecamp
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) People Management
4 3 (30.00%) Fintech
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Back Office
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management

Head of Implementation 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Basecamp
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) People Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree