Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Technology Officer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 327 328
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 19 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.088% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.092% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
West Midlands median annual salary £85,000 £82,500 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -10.81% +8.82%
10th Percentile £48,500 £72,250 £85,750
90th Percentile £113,000 £88,500 £97,250
England median annual salary £95,000 £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Chief Technology Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Chief Technology Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Technology Officer in the West Midlands

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Chief Technology Officer in the West Midlands

Chief Technology Officer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Technology Officer in the West Midlands

Chief Technology Officer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Technology Officer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Halesowen - 8 - -
Birmingham +16 6 £106,250 +28.79%
Staffordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Chief Technology Officer
England

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Chief Technology Officer 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Chief Technology Officer in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) B2C
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
3 8 (42.11%) Game Development
3 8 (42.11%) BBC
3 8 (42.11%) Mobile Games
3 8 (42.11%) Games
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Online Gambling
3 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (42.11%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Strategic Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) PaaS
7 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) IaaS

Chief Technology Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (21.05%) MPLS
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (42.11%) Games
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) React
1 1 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) BBC
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile Games
1 8 (42.11%) Online Gambling
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) B2C
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
3 8 (42.11%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (42.11%) Game Development
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Strategic Management
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript