The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 255 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in the North West

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
(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
Manchester - 1 £82,500 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree