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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 772 776 840
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 102 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.073% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.078% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 33
Average salary £95,000 £87,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £100,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +20 52 £95,000 -5.00% 4
South East -12 32 £95,000 +5.55% 5
East of England -10 5 £105,000 +68.00%
Yorkshire -31 5 £80,000 +18.51%
West Midlands -5 3 £72,500 +20.83% 1
North East - 3 £80,000 -
North West -39 1 £82,500 -2.94%
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (39.77%) Enterprise Architecture
2 63 (35.80%) Finance
3 32 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 29 (16.48%) Degree
5 25 (14.20%) Data Architecture
6 23 (13.07%) Banking
7 22 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (11.36%) Mobile App
9 18 (10.23%) Mobile Application Development
9 18 (10.23%) DevOps
9 18 (10.23%) Analytics
10 17 (9.66%) Relational Database
10 17 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.09%) RDBMS
12 15 (8.52%) MySQL
12 15 (8.52%) Linux
12 15 (8.52%) OO
12 15 (8.52%) Legal
12 15 (8.52%) Apache Solr
12 15 (8.52%) NoSQL
12 15 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (7.95%) Dependency Management
13 14 (7.95%) MongoDB
13 14 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (7.95%) OpenStack
13 14 (7.95%) Rackspace
13 14 (7.95%) REST
13 14 (7.95%) Redis

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.52%) Apache Solr
1 15 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.57%) Node.js
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.14%) SAN
2 2 (1.14%) LAN
2 2 (1.14%) WAN
2 2 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 15 (8.52%) MySQL
3 15 (8.52%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.95%) Redis
4 14 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.82%) Big Data
6 8 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.57%) HBase
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (0.57%) Ant
1 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 63 (35.80%) Finance
2 23 (13.07%) Banking
3 15 (8.52%) Legal
4 14 (7.95%) Retail
5 9 (5.11%) Games
6 5 (2.84%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Publishing
7 4 (2.27%) German Language
8 3 (1.70%) Marketing
9 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) REST
1 14 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (4.55%) .NET
3 7 (3.98%) Middleware
4 6 (3.41%) Web Services
5 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.57%) OSGi
7 1 (0.57%) RESTful
7 1 (0.57%) ATL
7 1 (0.57%) EJB
7 1 (0.57%) JSP
7 1 (0.57%) Servlets
7 1 (0.57%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) J2EE
7 1 (0.57%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (0.57%) Lucene
7 1 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 17 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.98%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.27%) Open Source
6 4 (2.27%) Social Media
7 3 (1.70%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.70%) EMV
7 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.52%) Linux
2 4 (2.27%) Windows
2 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.70%) UNIX
4 2 (1.14%) Solaris
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.77%) Enterprise Architecture
2 32 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 25 (14.20%) Data Architecture
4 22 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (10.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 18 (10.23%) DevOps
6 18 (10.23%) Analytics
7 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.52%) OO
9 14 (7.95%) Dependency Management
9 14 (7.95%) Electronic Design Automation
9 14 (7.95%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (7.95%) OOP
10 13 (7.39%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.39%) Information Security
11 12 (6.82%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.25%) Project Management
12 11 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (5.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.82%) Java
2 6 (3.41%) C#
3 4 (2.27%) SQL
3 4 (2.27%) C++
4 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) R
5 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Rackspace
2 8 (4.55%) Oracle
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.98%) SAP
3 7 (3.98%) VMware
4 4 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.14%) Sun
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
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