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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 787 829 809
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 81 43 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.042% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.044% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 65 37 69
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £123,000 £134,000 £100,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £73,750 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +1.72%
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
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
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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 +36 33 £110,000 +10.00% 2
South East +7 22 £90,000 +24.13% 3
Yorkshire -15 11 £85,000 +21.42%
East of England -22 10 £72,500 -12.12% 1
South West -11 3 £82,500 +19.56%
West Midlands -12 1 £85,000 +41.66%
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 70 (40.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 55 (31.79%) Finance
3 48 (27.75%) TOGAF
4 36 (20.81%) E-Commerce
5 30 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (17.34%) Degree
6 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (15.03%) Zachman Framework
8 23 (13.29%) Retail
9 22 (12.72%) DevOps
10 19 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (10.40%) OO
12 17 (9.83%) .NET
12 17 (9.83%) Relational Database
13 16 (9.25%) MySQL
13 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
13 16 (9.25%) MongoDB
13 16 (9.25%) REST
13 16 (9.25%) Line Management
14 15 (8.67%) SAP
14 15 (8.67%) RDBMS
14 15 (8.67%) Information Security
14 15 (8.67%) Apache Solr
14 15 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (8.09%) OOP
15 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
15 14 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (8.09%) Electronic Design Automation
15 14 (8.09%) Cloud Computing

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 15 (8.67%) Apache Solr
1 15 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (8.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.16%) SAS
3 2 (1.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) LAN
1 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.25%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.25%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.09%) Redis
4 14 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.47%) Big Data
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) HBase
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (31.79%) Finance
2 23 (13.29%) Retail
3 13 (7.51%) Marketing
4 8 (4.62%) Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Back Office
4 8 (4.62%) Legal
4 8 (4.62%) Advertising
5 5 (2.89%) Publishing
6 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.31%) German Language
7 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) .NET
2 16 (9.25%) REST
3 14 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (5.78%) Web Services
5 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.73%) J2EE
7 2 (1.16%) LAMP
7 2 (1.16%) WCF
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.58%) OSGi
8 1 (0.58%) RESTful
8 1 (0.58%) Lucene
8 1 (0.58%) Spring
8 1 (0.58%) ATL
8 1 (0.58%) JSP
8 1 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) EMV
1 12 (6.94%) Credit Risk
2 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.05%) User Experience
3 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.31%) FMCG
5 4 (2.31%) Social Media
6 3 (1.73%) Open Source
6 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) UNIX
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 48 (27.75%) TOGAF
3 36 (20.81%) E-Commerce
4 30 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.03%) Zachman Framework
7 22 (12.72%) DevOps
8 19 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (10.40%) OO
10 16 (9.25%) Line Management
11 15 (8.67%) Information Security
12 14 (8.09%) Dependency Management
12 14 (8.09%) Coaching
12 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.09%) Electronic Design Automation
12 14 (8.09%) OOP
13 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.36%) Project Management
13 11 (6.36%) Business Continuity
14 10 (5.78%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.36%) Java
2 6 (3.47%) C#
3 5 (2.89%) C++
4 4 (2.31%) SQL
5 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) C
7 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (17.34%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.67%) SAP
3 14 (8.09%) Rackspace
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle
5 4 (2.31%) Cisco
6 2 (1.16%) Sun
6 2 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.58%) Citrix
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
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