The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £80,010 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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 Information Technology
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 215 244
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 16 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 11
Median salary £80,010 £82,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.01% +32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £48,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5297 5545 6715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 4684 5528
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -1 4 £76,000 -10.58%
South Yorkshire -16 2 £87,505 +82.30% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Head of IT 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 Yorkshire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) IT Strategy
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security
4 8 (26.67%) Validation
4 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Operations Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) ERP
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Logistics
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
9 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) IT Strategy
2 9 (30.00%) Information Security
3 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Validation
4 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Operations Management
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Logistics
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) GDPR
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Sun
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago