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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 776 784 841
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 96 69 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.069% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.073% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 37
Average salary £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £67,220 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £100,000 £105,000
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 48 £95,000 -5.00% 6
South East +8 33 £95,000 +15.15% 3
West Midlands -11 5 £75,000 +25.00% 1
North East -5 3 £80,000 +18.51% 1
East of England -24 3 £85,000 +7.93%
Yorkshire -39 2 £81,250 +20.37% 2
North West -27 1 £82,500 +17.85%
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (37.08%) Finance
2 61 (34.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.29%) Degree
5 28 (15.73%) TOGAF
5 28 (15.73%) E-Commerce
6 24 (13.48%) Data Architecture
7 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (12.36%) DevOps
9 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
10 20 (11.24%) Mobile App
10 20 (11.24%) Banking
10 20 (11.24%) RDBMS
11 19 (10.67%) MySQL
11 19 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (10.67%) Apache Solr
12 18 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (10.11%) MongoDB
12 18 (10.11%) NoSQL
12 18 (10.11%) REST
12 18 (10.11%) Dependency Management
12 18 (10.11%) Mobile Application Development
12 18 (10.11%) Analytics
12 18 (10.11%) Redis
12 18 (10.11%) OpenStack
12 18 (10.11%) Rackspace
12 18 (10.11%) OOP
12 18 (10.11%) OO
12 18 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (10.11%) Electronic Design Automation

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (10.67%) Apache Solr
1 19 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (10.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) LAN
1 2 (1.12%) WAN
1 2 (1.12%) SAN
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
1 2 (1.12%) Firewall
1 2 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.24%) RDBMS
3 19 (10.67%) MySQL
4 18 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (10.11%) MongoDB
4 18 (10.11%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.11%) Redis
5 13 (7.30%) Big Data
6 8 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) HBase
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.56%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 66 (37.08%) Finance
2 20 (11.24%) Banking
3 16 (8.99%) Retail
4 13 (7.30%) Legal
5 10 (5.62%) Games
6 6 (3.37%) Advertising
7 4 (2.25%) Publishing
7 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.25%) Marketing
7 4 (2.25%) German Language
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 18 (10.11%) REST
2 8 (4.49%) .NET
3 6 (3.37%) Web Services
4 4 (2.25%) Middleware
5 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
6 1 (0.56%) ATL
6 1 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) OSGi
6 1 (0.56%) Lucene
6 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.74%) User Experience
4 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.81%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.25%) EMV
7 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.25%) Open Source
7 4 (2.25%) Social Media
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.43%) Linux
2 3 (1.69%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.12%) UNIX
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (1.12%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.73%) TOGAF
3 28 (15.73%) E-Commerce
4 24 (13.48%) Data Architecture
5 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (12.36%) DevOps
7 18 (10.11%) Dependency Management
7 18 (10.11%) OOP
7 18 (10.11%) OO
7 18 (10.11%) Analytics
7 18 (10.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 18 (10.11%) Electronic Design Automation
8 16 (8.99%) Line Management
9 13 (7.30%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (7.30%) Information Security
10 12 (6.74%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.74%) Project Management
10 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.74%) Java
2 5 (2.81%) C#
3 3 (1.69%) C++
3 3 (1.69%) SQL
4 2 (1.12%) Python
4 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (16.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Puppet
1 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (10.11%) Rackspace
2 8 (4.49%) SAP
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) VMware
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.37%) Cisco
5 2 (1.12%) Sun
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
South East
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £85000 to £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus & bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Twickenham, Weybridge, Slough, Uxbridge
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per year + car allowance, bonus & bens.
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 25 % bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £80K per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago