The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 784 781 785
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 82 106 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.098% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 63 72 61
Average salary £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,250 £61,402
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £88,750 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +14.51%
Head of Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in England

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 35 £100,000 +2.56% 4
South East -9 19 £70,000 -26.31% 2
East of England +14 9 £86,500 -17.61% 1
Yorkshire +15 6 £90,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +16 5 £80,000 +6.66%
West Midlands +9 4 £60,000 -18.64%
South West - 2 £37,500 - 3
North West -1 1 - - 1
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 73 (55.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 42 (32.06%) TOGAF
3 39 (29.77%) Degree
4 26 (19.85%) Finance
5 21 (16.03%) SOA
6 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (14.50%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.21%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
12 13 (9.92%) SaaS
12 13 (9.92%) Information Architecture
12 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
13 12 (9.16%) SDLC
14 11 (8.40%) Line Management
14 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
15 10 (7.63%) Analytics
15 10 (7.63%) .NET
15 10 (7.63%) Web Services
16 9 (6.87%) Postgraduate
16 9 (6.87%) Service Management
17 8 (6.11%) Scrum
17 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (6.11%) ITIL
17 8 (6.11%) Data Architecture
18 7 (5.34%) QA
18 7 (5.34%) COBIT

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 3 (2.29%) CMS
2 2 (1.53%) IIS
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) SaaS
2 7 (5.34%) PaaS
2 7 (5.34%) IaaS
3 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) PPP
2 3 (2.29%) Network Security
2 3 (2.29%) WAN
3 2 (1.53%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) MPLS
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) 2G
4 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) LTE
4 1 (0.76%) NAS
4 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) PABX
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) Big Data
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) OLAP
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Ant
1 2 (1.53%) Maven
1 2 (1.53%) Gradle
1 2 (1.53%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Retail
3 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.53%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) .NET
1 10 (7.63%) Web Services
2 4 (3.05%) Middleware
2 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.29%) React
3 3 (2.29%) SOAP
3 3 (2.29%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.29%) LAMP
3 3 (2.29%) Symfony
3 3 (2.29%) jQuery
3 3 (2.29%) J2EE
4 2 (1.53%) EJB
4 2 (1.53%) CSS
4 2 (1.53%) JSP
4 2 (1.53%) Servlets
4 2 (1.53%) XML
4 2 (1.53%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (1.53%) REST
4 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) User Experience
5 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) Telematics
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) UNIX
1 3 (2.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 42 (32.06%) TOGAF
3 21 (16.03%) SOA
4 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.50%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.21%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (9.92%) Information Architecture
9 12 (9.16%) SDLC
10 11 (8.40%) Line Management
10 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.63%) Analytics
12 9 (6.87%) Service Management
13 8 (6.11%) ITIL
13 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.11%) Scrum
13 8 (6.11%) Data Architecture
14 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
15 6 (4.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) Java
1 5 (3.82%) PHP
2 4 (3.05%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.29%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Postgraduate
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.82%) CCIE
4 5 (3.82%) MCP
5 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.29%) PMP
5 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CISM
6 2 (1.53%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.53%) ISSEP
6 2 (1.53%) CCSP
6 2 (1.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) COBIT
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) WSUS
1 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle
2 3 (2.29%) Facebook
2 3 (2.29%) IBM
3 2 (1.53%) VMware
4 1 (0.76%) hybris
4 1 (0.76%) SAP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) HP
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix
4 1 (0.76%) Avaya
4 1 (0.76%) Juniper
4 1 (0.76%) CA
4 1 (0.76%) NetApp
4 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.76%) Apigee
4 1 (0.76%) Mashery
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hanger Lane, West London
River Island
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago