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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 786 815 807
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 54 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.040% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.043% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 36
Average salary £90,000 £100,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £118,000 £120,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £74,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +10 21 £107,500 +7.50% 3
South East -5 18 £86,750 +15.66%
East of England - 7 £71,250 -
South West - 4 £90,000 -
Yorkshire -3 3 £85,000 +21.42%
North West -8 1 £57,500 -41.02%
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 51 (38.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 40 (30.53%) TOGAF
3 29 (22.14%) Finance
4 27 (20.61%) Zachman Framework
5 24 (18.32%) Technical Architecture
5 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
7 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.27%) .NET
9 19 (14.50%) Degree
9 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.45%) Retail
11 12 (9.16%) Web Services
11 12 (9.16%) QA
11 12 (9.16%) Line Management
11 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.40%) Coaching
12 11 (8.40%) SOA
13 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
13 10 (7.63%) OO
13 10 (7.63%) Java
13 10 (7.63%) Marketing
13 10 (7.63%) DevOps
13 10 (7.63%) Credit Risk
14 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (6.87%) Back Office
14 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.87%) SAP
14 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.87%) EMV

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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%) Apache Solr
1 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.53%) IIS
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Drupal
3 1 (0.76%) Lync
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.53%) SSL
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
2 2 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.05%) MySQL
4 4 (3.05%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.29%) Redis
5 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.82%) ReSharper
1 5 (3.82%) Fiddler
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Retail
3 10 (7.63%) Marketing
4 9 (6.87%) Back Office
5 7 (5.34%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.53%) Games
7 2 (1.53%) Law
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) .NET
2 12 (9.16%) Web Services
3 6 (4.58%) REST
3 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (3.82%) CSS
4 5 (3.82%) HTML
5 4 (3.05%) SOAP
5 4 (3.05%) J2EE
5 4 (3.05%) WCF
6 3 (2.29%) LAMP
6 3 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.53%) JSON
7 2 (1.53%) VRML
7 2 (1.53%) CGI
7 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.53%) JSP
7 2 (1.53%) XML
7 2 (1.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Credit Risk
2 9 (6.87%) EMV
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) FMCG
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 40 (30.53%) TOGAF
3 27 (20.61%) Zachman Framework
4 24 (18.32%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.56%) E-Commerce
6 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.16%) Line Management
7 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.40%) Coaching
8 11 (8.40%) SOA
9 10 (7.63%) OO
9 10 (7.63%) DevOps
10 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.87%) Project Management
11 8 (6.11%) Scrum
12 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.34%) Change Management
12 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) Java
2 7 (5.34%) C#
3 5 (3.82%) SQL
3 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
4 4 (3.05%) C++
4 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.29%) C
6 2 (1.53%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) VCP4
3 1 (0.76%) CISSP
3 1 (0.76%) CISA
3 1 (0.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) COBIT
4 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.87%) SAP
3 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle
4 2 (1.53%) Cisco
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix
5 1 (0.76%) NetApp
5 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.76%) webMethods
5 1 (0.76%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Facebook
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