The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 448 435 434
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 16 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Average salary £90,000 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Berkshire -5 5 £90,000 -27.27%
Hampshire - 5 - -
Kent +9 2 £70,000 -9.67%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £80,000 -0.62%
East Sussex - 2 £95,000 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) TOGAF
3 19 (41.30%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
5 16 (34.78%) hybris
6 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 14 (30.43%) OpenVMS
7 14 (30.43%) Java
8 13 (28.26%) webMethods
8 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (28.26%) Drools
9 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
9 11 (23.91%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Network Architecture
11 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.04%) .NET
12 6 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (13.04%) Smart Meter
12 6 (13.04%) Data Architecture
12 6 (13.04%) Big Data
12 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
13 5 (10.87%) Line Management
13 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
13 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.87%) C#
13 5 (10.87%) C++
13 5 (10.87%) MCP
13 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
1 2 (4.35%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Drools
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.04%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) TOGAF
2 19 (41.30%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (17.39%) Network Architecture
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) Data Architecture
8 6 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Line Management
9 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) SDLC
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.35%) Change Management
11 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.35%) Data Management
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
12 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
12 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) CCIE
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) hybris
2 13 (28.26%) webMethods
3 2 (4.35%) CA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) NetApp