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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 569 596 631
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 54 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.065% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 14
Average salary £97,500 £100,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,750 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £118,500 £100,000 £154,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 21 £80,000 -20.00% 3
Bromley - 1 £95,000 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 32 (31.37%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (21.57%) Banking
4 20 (19.61%) Mobile App
5 18 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
6 17 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (11.76%) Degree
9 12 (11.76%) Analytics
10 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
11 10 (9.80%) Retail
11 10 (9.80%) TOGAF
11 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
12 9 (8.82%) OO
12 9 (8.82%) MySQL
12 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.82%) Data Architecture
12 9 (8.82%) Apache Solr
12 9 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
13 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
13 8 (7.84%) REST
13 8 (7.84%) Redis
13 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
13 8 (7.84%) Rackspace
13 8 (7.84%) DevOps
13 8 (7.84%) Dependency Management
13 8 (7.84%) Cloud Computing

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.82%) Apache Solr
1 9 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) NAS
2 2 (1.96%) LAN
2 2 (1.96%) WAN
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
3 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.84%) Redis
4 8 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.86%) Big Data
6 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.98%) HBase
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Ant
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (0.98%) Apache Ivy
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Banking
3 10 (9.80%) Retail
4 8 (7.84%) Legal
5 4 (3.92%) Games
6 3 (2.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (7.84%) REST
2 7 (6.86%) .NET
3 5 (4.90%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.98%) OSGi
6 1 (0.98%) RESTful
6 1 (0.98%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) ATL
6 1 (0.98%) EJB
6 1 (0.98%) JSP
6 1 (0.98%) Servlets
6 1 (0.98%) Lucene
6 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 17 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.86%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.94%) Open Source
5 3 (2.94%) EMV
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
3 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.76%) Analytics
6 10 (9.80%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.82%) OO
7 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.82%) Data Architecture
8 8 (7.84%) Electronic Design Automation
8 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.84%) Dependency Management
8 8 (7.84%) DevOps
8 8 (7.84%) OOP
8 8 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) Java
2 6 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (3.92%) C++
3 4 (3.92%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) FATCA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Rackspace
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) Sun
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - plus bonus pension helathcare
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago