The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 303 314 315
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.038% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £80,000 £80,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £73,000 £83,000
10% offered a salary of more than £114,500 £118,500 £101,750
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £74,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -3.87%
Head of Architecture
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9873 10654 10496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 92.64% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8417 8974 9319
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the City of London region.

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) DoDAF
3 2 (22.22%) MODAF
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HL7
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Itk
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Games

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) DoDAF
3 2 (22.22%) MODAF
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HL7
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft