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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 830 862 878
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 79 67 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.067% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.070% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 66 55 31
Average salary £100,000 £87,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £72,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £140,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £86,250 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +21.42%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +21 36 £120,000 +33.33% 2
South East +10 14 £90,000 -1.36%
South West -7 10 £66,250 -24.28%
West Midlands - 7 £81,250 -
North West +30 4 £142,500 +147.82% 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £86,250 +1.47%
East Midlands - 4 £77,500 -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 62 (31.16%) TOGAF
2 61 (30.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 49 (24.62%) Degree
4 41 (20.60%) Finance
5 38 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (17.09%) Technical Architecture
7 33 (16.58%) E-Commerce
8 32 (16.08%) Data Architecture
9 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (15.08%) Line Management
11 29 (14.57%) Computer Science
11 29 (14.57%) Retail
12 28 (14.07%) Management Information System
13 19 (9.55%) Analytics
14 18 (9.05%) ERP
14 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
14 18 (9.05%) SOA
15 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
16 16 (8.04%) Big Data
16 16 (8.04%) hybris
17 15 (7.54%) Oracle
17 15 (7.54%) Java
18 14 (7.04%) CRM
18 14 (7.04%) OpenVMS
18 14 (7.04%) Network Architecture
18 14 (7.04%) Business Development
18 14 (7.04%) QA
19 13 (6.53%) Data Integration
19 13 (6.53%) Drools
19 13 (6.53%) Target Operating Model

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (2.51%) SAS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
2 2 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Unica
2 2 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.51%) IaaS
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.04%) Big Data
3 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) Ant
2 2 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.01%) Gradle
2 2 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 41 (20.60%) Finance
2 29 (14.57%) Retail
3 12 (6.03%) Banking
3 12 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.53%) Billing
5 8 (4.02%) Marketing
6 6 (3.02%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.51%) Law
7 5 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.51%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) Drools
2 7 (3.52%) .NET
3 5 (2.51%) Middleware
4 2 (1.01%) EJB
4 2 (1.01%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (1.01%) J2EE
4 2 (1.01%) JSP
4 2 (1.01%) Servlets
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Axis
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) WSDL
5 1 (0.50%) XHTML
5 1 (0.50%) XML
5 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.53%) Data Integration
5 11 (5.53%) IPTV
5 11 (5.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 10 (5.03%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.52%) Smart Meter
8 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.51%) Social Media
9 5 (2.51%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (2.01%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.01%) PMI
12 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.50%) EPoS
12 1 (0.50%) FMCG
12 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.04%) OpenVMS
2 3 (1.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) TOGAF
2 61 (30.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 38 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (17.09%) Technical Architecture
5 33 (16.58%) E-Commerce
6 32 (16.08%) Data Architecture
7 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (15.08%) Line Management
9 19 (9.55%) Analytics
10 18 (9.05%) ERP
10 18 (9.05%) SOA
11 14 (7.04%) Business Development
11 14 (7.04%) CRM
11 14 (7.04%) Network Architecture
12 13 (6.53%) Data Management
12 13 (6.53%) Target Operating Model
13 12 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.52%) Business Transformation
14 9 (4.52%) High Availability
14 9 (4.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.54%) Java
2 9 (4.52%) C#
3 7 (3.52%) C++
4 5 (2.51%) PHP
5 4 (2.01%) Ruby
6 2 (1.01%) C
6 2 (1.01%) Python
6 2 (1.01%) SQL
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.50%) Pascal
7 1 (0.50%) R
7 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (24.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) CCIE
2 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.51%) MCP
3 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) CISM
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) QA
2 6 (3.02%) COBIT
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (8.04%) hybris
2 15 (7.54%) Oracle
3 13 (6.53%) webMethods
4 9 (4.52%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.02%) SAP
5 6 (3.02%) VMware
6 5 (2.51%) ATG
6 5 (2.51%) Cisco
6 5 (2.51%) NetApp
7 3 (1.51%) EMC
7 3 (1.51%) IBM
7 3 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.01%) CA
9 1 (0.50%) Epicor
9 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.50%) Informatica
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.50%) TSYS
9 1 (0.50%) Veeam
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