The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chief Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Architect
Rank 858 895 860
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 37 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.028% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 21
Average salary £97,500 £97,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £117,000 £120,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £75,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Chief Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chief Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Chief Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Chief Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chief Architect over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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
England +26 36 £100,000 +2.56% 3
London +19 27 £100,000 -4.76% 3
City of London +48 13 £105,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +19 5 £80,000 -
Yorkshire +11 5 £80,000 -
Leeds - 5 £80,000 -
East of England +8 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
South East +6 1 £90,000 +20.00%
South West - 1 £120,000 -
Devon - 1 £120,000 -
Kent - 1 £90,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £90,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £85,000 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Architect 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 Chief Architect in their job title.

1 23 (33.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 22 (32.35%) Finance
3 21 (30.88%) .NET
4 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.47%) TOGAF
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.65%) Legal
8 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.24%) SOA
10 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.29%) Java
11 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
12 6 (8.82%) Banking
12 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.82%) Open Source
13 5 (7.35%) Scrum
13 5 (7.35%) PHP
13 5 (7.35%) C#
13 5 (7.35%) Linux
13 5 (7.35%) SDLC
14 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
14 4 (5.88%) High Availability
14 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.88%) JavaScript

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Chief Architect 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 Chief Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) SAS
1 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Legal
3 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Retail
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) LAMP
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
4 2 (2.94%) Ajax
4 2 (2.94%) Symfony
4 2 (2.94%) jQuery
4 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) J2EE
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) WPF
5 1 (1.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Online Games
5 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) TOGAF
4 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (13.24%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Information Management
9 4 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 4 (5.88%) Information Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Process Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Java
2 5 (7.35%) C#
2 5 (7.35%) PHP
3 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) Groovy
5 1 (1.47%) Scala
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) VMware
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.47%) Pega
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