The median annual salary for a Technical Director was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Technical Director
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 907 948
Rank change year-on-year +50 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 15 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 23
Median salary £92,500 £85,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £61,100
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £92,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £58,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -2.12% -16.07%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
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 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Director
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Technical Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Director in the UK

Technical Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Director in the UK

Technical Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Director over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Director in the UK

Technical Director
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Director within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +50 14 £92,500 +8.82% 1
London +23 11 £100,000 +17.64%
South East +56 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Brighton - 2 £57,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Scotland +14 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £62,500 -
Coulsdon - 1 £87,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Technical Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical Director 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 Technical Director in the job title.

1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) PHP
4 8 (19.51%) Marketing
5 7 (17.07%) HTML
5 7 (17.07%) CMS
5 7 (17.07%) Games
5 7 (17.07%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
6 6 (14.63%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) C#
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) CRM
6 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) MySQL
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) C++
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.20%) Fintech
7 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
8 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) Publishing
8 4 (9.76%) SQL

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.44%) FastStats
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.44%) IPsec
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (19.51%) Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Games
3 5 (12.20%) Finance
4 4 (9.76%) Publishing
5 3 (7.32%) Advertising
5 3 (7.32%) Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.44%) French Language
7 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) React Native
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (2.44%) Laravel
6 1 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) Symfony
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.44%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Fintech
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Commodity Exotics
4 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Animation
6 1 (2.44%) BBC
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (2.44%) PMI
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
4 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Line Management
6 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) vCloud
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Juniper
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
2 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.88%) Intel
3 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Apteco
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Zend
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