The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 178 - 154
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £85,000 - £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 - £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,200 - £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Head of Architecture
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3556 2984 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.26% 96.13% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2376 2330
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the Leeds region.

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) B2C
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) SysML
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) BPMN
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) DSDM
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera