The median annual salary for a Head of Technology was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Head of Technology
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 874 918
Rank change year-on-year +63 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technology 79 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.059% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.061% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 40
Median salary £87,500 £95,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +22.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,805 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £111,000 £123,750
UK excluding London median salary £81,255 £87,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -7.13% +12.90%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technology in the UK

Head of Technology
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Technology in the UK

Head of Technology
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Technology over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Technology in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +65 77 £85,000 -10.52% 6
London +45 43 £97,500 -2.50% 4
East of England -2 13 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £90,000 +12.50% 1
South East +47 7 £65,000 -36.58%
City of London +30 7 £103,750 +3.75% 1
Essex +6 7 £65,000 -31.57%
Billericay - 7 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £90,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 6 £92,500 -
Leeds - 6 £95,000 - 1
Berkshire +27 4 £65,000 -27.77%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £65,000 -
Kent +13 2 £82,500 -25.00%
Birmingham +10 2 £75,000 -16.66%
West Midlands +1 2 £75,000 -16.66%
Hatfield -2 2 £92,500 -
North West -39 2 £97,500 +91.17%
Manchester - 2 £97,500 -
South West -4 1 £75,000 +50.00%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £80,010 +0.01%
Scotland - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £75,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £75,000 -
Bradford - 1 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Head of Technology 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 Head of Technology in the job title.

1 49 (37.40%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.43%) Front Office
3 32 (24.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (22.90%) Banking
5 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
6 28 (21.37%) Retail
7 26 (19.85%) Risk Management
7 26 (19.85%) Matrix Organization
8 22 (16.79%) SDLC
9 21 (16.03%) Retail Banking
10 20 (15.27%) Derivative
10 20 (15.27%) Equity Derivative
10 20 (15.27%) Project Planning
10 20 (15.27%) Wealth Management
10 20 (15.27%) Credit Risk
10 20 (15.27%) Market Risk
10 20 (15.27%) Investment Banking
10 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
10 20 (15.27%) Fixed Income
10 20 (15.27%) Project Management
10 20 (15.27%) Credit Risk Management
10 20 (15.27%) Quantitative Research
11 16 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.69%) IT Strategy
13 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.63%) Degree
15 9 (6.87%) Marketing
15 9 (6.87%) Multithreading
15 9 (6.87%) Multithreaded Programming

Head of Technology 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 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.76%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
1 2 (1.53%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.05%) Big Data
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) Blockchain
3 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Burp Suite
General
1 49 (37.40%) Finance
2 32 (24.43%) Front Office
3 30 (22.90%) Banking
4 28 (21.37%) Retail
5 21 (16.03%) Retail Banking
6 20 (15.27%) Investment Banking
7 9 (6.87%) Marketing
8 6 (4.58%) Games
9 4 (3.05%) Publishing
10 3 (2.29%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (1.53%) Electronics
11 2 (1.53%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.76%) Advertising
12 1 (0.76%) Back Office
12 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
3 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.29%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.53%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.53%) Memcached
4 2 (1.53%) React
4 2 (1.53%) Redux
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) Express
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) Laravel
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) React Native
5 1 (0.76%) Symfony
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (15.27%) Credit Risk
2 20 (15.27%) Derivative
2 20 (15.27%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (15.27%) Fixed Income
2 20 (15.27%) Market Risk
3 6 (4.58%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Tandem
5 4 (3.05%) Fintech
6 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) Equities
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
3 26 (19.85%) Matrix Organization
3 26 (19.85%) Risk Management
4 22 (16.79%) SDLC
5 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
5 20 (15.27%) Credit Risk Management
5 20 (15.27%) Project Management
5 20 (15.27%) Project Planning
5 20 (15.27%) Quantitative Research
5 20 (15.27%) Wealth Management
6 16 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.69%) IT Strategy
8 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.87%) DevOps
9 9 (6.87%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (6.87%) Multithreading
9 9 (6.87%) People Management
10 8 (6.11%) Change Management
10 8 (6.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) C#
2 6 (4.58%) PHP
2 6 (4.58%) Python
3 5 (3.82%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) C
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Go
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) CISSP
3 5 (3.82%) CISA
4 3 (2.29%) QiCA
5 2 (1.53%) CLAS
5 2 (1.53%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.53%) CRISC
5 2 (1.53%) OSCE
5 2 (1.53%) OSCP
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) P3O
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (3.82%) SAP
2 2 (1.53%) Fidessa
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle
2 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.76%) Calypso
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (0.76%) Marketo
3 1 (0.76%) Murex
3 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
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