The median annual salary for a Technical Director was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Director
UK
Rank 831 932 921
Rank change year-on-year +101 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Director 26 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.016% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 32
Median salary £80,000 £85,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.34% -  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Director in the UK

Technical Director
Top 19 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 24 March 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 +110 25 £82,500 -8.33% 1
London +72 13 £90,000 +2.85% 1
South East +65 6 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Oxford - 5 £52,500 -
South West +18 4 £68,750 -25.67%
Wiltshire +15 3 £70,000 -24.32%
Swindon - 2 - -
Scotland +20 1 £72,500 +26.08%
Edinburgh - 1 £72,500 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 -
Manchester - 1 £77,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £67,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £105,000 -
North West - 1 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £105,000 -

Technical Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 37 (42.53%) HTML
3 35 (40.23%) CSS
4 30 (34.48%) PHP
5 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (26.44%) HTML5
7 20 (22.99%) User Experience
8 17 (19.54%) Spine.js
8 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (19.54%) nginx
8 17 (19.54%) MongoDB
8 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
8 17 (19.54%) CSS3
8 17 (19.54%) Backbone.js
8 17 (19.54%) Redis
8 17 (19.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (19.54%) Ruby
8 17 (19.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (19.54%) Marketing
8 17 (19.54%) jQuery
8 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
8 17 (19.54%) Photoshop
8 17 (19.54%) Flash
9 16 (18.39%) IT Strategy
10 14 (16.09%) MySQL
10 14 (16.09%) Internet
11 13 (14.94%) Symfony
11 13 (14.94%) RSpec
12 12 (13.79%) Analytics

Technical Director Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (19.54%) nginx
2 12 (13.79%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.30%) FastStats
1 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.60%) IPsec
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) VPN
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) MongoDB
1 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
1 17 (19.54%) Redis
2 14 (16.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) QlikView
3 3 (3.45%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) RSpec
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.54%) Marketing
2 11 (12.64%) Games
3 8 (9.20%) Finance
4 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 3 (3.45%) French Language
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.53%) HTML
2 35 (40.23%) CSS
3 23 (26.44%) HTML5
4 17 (19.54%) Backbone.js
4 17 (19.54%) CSS3
4 17 (19.54%) Flash
4 17 (19.54%) jQuery
4 17 (19.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (19.54%) Spine.js
5 13 (14.94%) Symfony
6 12 (13.79%) Ext JS
6 12 (13.79%) mod_perl
7 6 (6.90%) .NET
7 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.90%) Node.js
8 4 (4.60%) REST
9 3 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (3.45%) Web Services
10 2 (2.30%) JSON
10 2 (2.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) User Experience
2 12 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.15%) BBC
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Android
3 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 4 (4.60%) CentOS
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (18.39%) IT Strategy
4 12 (13.79%) Analytics
4 12 (13.79%) Information Security
4 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 12 (13.79%) Use Case
4 12 (13.79%) User Stories
4 12 (13.79%) Web Analytics
5 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
5 11 (12.64%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (11.49%) Open Source
7 6 (6.90%) Content Management
7 6 (6.90%) CRM
7 6 (6.90%) ERP
7 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.75%) Android Development
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) Change Management
8 5 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 30 (34.48%) PHP
3 17 (19.54%) Ruby
4 12 (13.79%) Java
4 12 (13.79%) Perl
5 8 (9.20%) SQL
6 4 (4.60%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) ABAP
8 2 (2.30%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) GxP
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) vCloud
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Cisco
2 5 (5.75%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) Juniper
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) Apteco
5 2 (2.30%) Intel
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) PubNub
6 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Zend
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