The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 611 617 603
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 25 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 15
Average salary £90,000 £102,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
Head of Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in London

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +5 3 £120,000 +11.62%
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 30 (50.85%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (32.20%) TOGAF
3 14 (23.73%) Degree
3 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
3 14 (23.73%) Finance
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (18.64%) SaaS
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.64%) Web Services
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
8 7 (11.86%) Java
9 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.17%) Retail
9 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.47%) IaaS
10 5 (8.47%) PaaS
10 5 (8.47%) Information Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
11 4 (6.78%) Banking
11 4 (6.78%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
11 4 (6.78%) MVC
11 4 (6.78%) PHP
11 4 (6.78%) ITIL
11 4 (6.78%) User Experience

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) SaaS
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
2 5 (8.47%) IaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) WAN
1 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) UMTS
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
2 1 (1.69%) GSM
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) 3G
2 1 (1.69%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) 2G
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) LTE
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.69%) 4G
2 1 (1.69%) MVNO
2 1 (1.69%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Big Data
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
3 3 (5.08%) LAMP
3 3 (5.08%) Symfony
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) REST
3 3 (5.08%) Backbone.js
3 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.08%) React
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
4 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) JSP
5 1 (1.69%) Struts
5 1 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) XSD
5 1 (1.69%) JMS
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.69%) Telematics
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (32.20%) TOGAF
3 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
8 5 (8.47%) Information Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) MVC
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 4 (6.78%) ITIL
10 3 (5.08%) Open Source
11 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
11 2 (3.39%) Line Management
11 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security
11 2 (3.39%) Product Management
11 2 (3.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) PHP
3 3 (5.08%) Python
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CCSP
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CISM
2 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
2 1 (1.69%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) HL7
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Facebook
3 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.69%) webMethods
4 1 (1.69%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) hybris
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