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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 575 587 615
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 43 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.062% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.066% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 16
Average salary £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £78,750
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £114,500 £140,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
City of London +13 12 £107,500 +4.87% 1
Bromley - 1 £95,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (38.61%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
4 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.82%) Mobile Application Development
6 16 (15.84%) Banking
6 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.88%) TOGAF
8 12 (11.88%) Degree
8 12 (11.88%) Analytics
9 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
9 10 (9.90%) User Experience
9 10 (9.90%) Retail
10 9 (8.91%) Data Architecture
10 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
10 9 (8.91%) .NET
10 9 (8.91%) MySQL
10 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
10 9 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (7.92%) Dependency Management
11 8 (7.92%) DevOps
11 8 (7.92%) Redis
11 8 (7.92%) OpenStack
11 8 (7.92%) Rackspace
11 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
11 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
11 8 (7.92%) REST
11 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
1 9 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.99%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) LAN
1 2 (1.98%) WAN
1 2 (1.98%) SAN
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
1 2 (1.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.91%) MySQL
2 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.92%) Redis
3 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.93%) Big Data
5 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 39 (38.61%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 10 (9.90%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 5 (4.95%) Games
5 5 (4.95%) Legal
6 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Back Office
8 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 8 (7.92%) REST
2 8 (7.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (5.94%) Web Services
4 4 (3.96%) Middleware
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) Lucene
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) ATL
6 1 (0.99%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Mobile App
2 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.90%) User Experience
4 6 (5.94%) EMV
4 6 (5.94%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.97%) Open Source
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Solaris
3 2 (1.98%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
3 18 (17.82%) Mobile Application Development
4 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.88%) TOGAF
5 12 (11.88%) Analytics
6 9 (8.91%) Data Architecture
7 8 (7.92%) Dependency Management
7 8 (7.92%) DevOps
7 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.92%) OOP
7 8 (7.92%) OO
7 8 (7.92%) Electronic Design Automation
7 8 (7.92%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.93%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Line Management
9 6 (5.94%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) Java
2 5 (4.95%) C#
3 3 (2.97%) C++
3 3 (2.97%) SQL
4 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Rackspace
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) SAP
4 5 (4.95%) Cisco
5 2 (1.98%) Sun
5 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
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