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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 804 823 807
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 55 78 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.075% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 56
Average salary £82,500 £97,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £68,750 £61,951
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £122,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 26 £90,000 -14.28% 5
South East +23 7 £70,000 -12.50% 2
East Midlands - 6 £80,000 -
East of England +13 5 £100,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire -1 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
North West -5 1 - - 2
South West -16 1 - -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 55 (51.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 36 (33.96%) TOGAF
3 27 (25.47%) Degree
4 22 (20.75%) Finance
5 17 (16.04%) Zachman Framework
5 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.09%) SOA
6 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
9 13 (12.26%) .NET
10 12 (11.32%) Web Services
10 12 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
11 11 (10.38%) SaaS
11 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.43%) ITIL
13 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
13 9 (8.49%) Information Architecture
14 8 (7.55%) SDLC
15 7 (6.60%) Scrum
15 7 (6.60%) Java
15 7 (6.60%) COBIT
16 6 (5.66%) PaaS
16 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
16 6 (5.66%) IaaS
16 6 (5.66%) Windows
16 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
16 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.83%) CMS
1 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) SaaS
2 6 (5.66%) PaaS
2 6 (5.66%) IaaS
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) PPP
2 3 (2.83%) WAN
2 3 (2.83%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Network Security
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) 2G
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) 3G
4 1 (0.94%) MPLS
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) UMTS
4 1 (0.94%) VoIP
4 1 (0.94%) GSM
4 1 (0.94%) SMTP
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Big Data
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) OLAP
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.83%) ReSharper
1 3 (2.83%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.77%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) Web Services
3 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.77%) SOAP
5 3 (2.83%) LAMP
5 3 (2.83%) Middleware
5 3 (2.83%) HTML
5 3 (2.83%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) React
5 3 (2.83%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.83%) REST
5 3 (2.83%) Symfony
5 3 (2.83%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) Spring
6 2 (1.89%) J2EE
6 2 (1.89%) XML
6 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.94%) SGML
7 1 (0.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.94%) Telematics
7 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) UNIX
2 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Enterprise Architecture
2 36 (33.96%) TOGAF
3 17 (16.04%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (15.09%) SOA
4 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (9.43%) ITIL
9 9 (8.49%) Information Architecture
10 8 (7.55%) SDLC
11 7 (6.60%) Scrum
12 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.72%) Analytics
13 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.72%) Data Architecture
13 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.77%) Performance Management
14 4 (3.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) Java
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.77%) PHP
4 3 (2.83%) Python
4 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.83%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) C++
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.83%) PMP
3 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CISSP
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CCSP
4 2 (1.89%) CISM
4 2 (1.89%) ISSAP
4 2 (1.89%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) COBIT
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.94%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) VMware
2 3 (2.83%) Facebook
3 2 (1.89%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.89%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) Citrix
3 2 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.94%) InterSystems
4 1 (0.94%) webMethods
4 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.94%) Avaya
4 1 (0.94%) Juniper
4 1 (0.94%) NetApp
4 1 (0.94%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco
4 1 (0.94%) Apigee
4 1 (0.94%) Mashery
4 1 (0.94%) MobileIron
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