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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Architect
Rank 840 859 866
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 38 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.035% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 17
Average salary £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,100 £60,486
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £150,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £78,750 £60,810
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +29.50%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
England 0 38 £87,500 +4.47% 5
London +11 24 £92,500 +5.71% 3
South West -9 8 £85,000 +21.42%
City of London +8 7 £110,000 -26.66% 2
Bristol -5 5 - -
South East -27 5 £75,000 -18.91% 2
Oxfordshire -1 2 £75,000 -18.91%
Hampshire -17 2 - - 2
Oxford - 2 £75,000 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +8 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Bedford +5 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £87,500 -2.77%
East of England -14 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Milton Keynes - 1 £87,500 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (38.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (34.88%) Finance
3 24 (27.91%) TOGAF
4 21 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
6 16 (18.60%) Marketing
6 16 (18.60%) Credit Risk
6 16 (18.60%) EMV
6 16 (18.60%) .NET
7 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.30%) Web Services
10 8 (9.30%) Banking
10 8 (9.30%) Retail
10 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.98%) Data Management
11 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.98%) Open Source
11 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (6.98%) People Management
12 5 (5.81%) Coaching
12 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
12 5 (5.81%) C#
12 5 (5.81%) Java
12 5 (5.81%) SOA
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
13 4 (4.65%) TDD

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (3.49%) CMS
1 3 (3.49%) Drupal
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Heroku
2 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) WAN
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Marketing
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) WCF
3 2 (2.33%) WPF
3 2 (2.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) CGI
4 1 (1.16%) J2SE
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Credit Risk
1 16 (18.60%) EMV
2 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) Open Source
3 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Social Network
5 2 (2.33%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) ASIC
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 24 (27.91%) TOGAF
3 21 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) Data Management
7 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) People Management
8 5 (5.81%) Coaching
8 5 (5.81%) SOA
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.65%) TDD
9 4 (4.65%) IT Governance
9 4 (4.65%) OO
9 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) C#
1 5 (5.81%) Java
2 4 (4.65%) PHP
3 2 (2.33%) Ruby
3 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C++
4 1 (1.16%) Groovy
4 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Varnish
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) VMware
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.33%) CA
3 2 (2.33%) Facebook
3 2 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.16%) F5
4 1 (1.16%) hybris
4 1 (1.16%) Remedy
4 1 (1.16%) BMC
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £43,550 to £56,492 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £49,111 to £63,545 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £43,550 to £56,492 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £49,111 to £63,545 per annum plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 8 days ago