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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 428 426 426
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 13 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.043% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 13
Average salary £86,750 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £63,608 £70,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £92,000 £118,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £74,500 £76,250
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -2.29%
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Kent - 5 £77,500 -
Berkshire 0 3 £97,500 -2.50%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £86,750 -
Sussex - 2 £58,042 -
Thames Valley - 1 £90,000 -
Head of Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (28.13%) Zachman Framework
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
5 5 (15.63%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
5 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) HTTP
5 5 (15.63%) Fiddler
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) ReSharper
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (15.63%) TypeScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.63%) ReSharper
1 5 (15.63%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Law
1 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) EDI
3 2 (6.25%) CGI
3 2 (6.25%) SGML
3 2 (6.25%) VRML
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
1 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (28.13%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) C#
1 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
1 5 (15.63%) TypeScript
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM