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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Architect
Rank 879 895 846
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 24 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.039% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 25
Average salary £85,000 £92,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £70,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,750 £135,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 16 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 17 April 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 +11 23 £85,000 -8.10% 1
London -5 17 £85,000 -10.52% 1
City of London +28 5 £100,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire +10 2 £78,750 +65.78%
South West -13 2 £85,000 +21.42%
Bedford +32 1 £72,500 +20.83%
East of England +30 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Bedfordshire +25 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Scotland +17 1 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 1 £77,500 -16.21%
West Yorkshire +7 1 £90,000 -
South East -3 1 £77,500 -22.50%
South Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £90,000 -
Oxford - 1 £77,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £67,500 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (27.87%) Finance
1 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (24.59%) .NET
3 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
4 10 (16.39%) Web Services
5 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
5 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.48%) Data Management
7 7 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (11.48%) Java
7 7 (11.48%) SOA
7 7 (11.48%) People Management
8 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
8 6 (9.84%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) Retail
9 5 (8.20%) OO
9 5 (8.20%) Coaching
10 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
10 4 (6.56%) C#
10 4 (6.56%) PHP
10 4 (6.56%) EMV
10 4 (6.56%) VMware
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.92%) Drupal
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) Spring
3 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) EMV
4 2 (3.28%) Social Network
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.28%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) BYOD
5 1 (1.64%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.92%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
3 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.48%) Data Management
5 7 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (11.48%) SOA
5 7 (11.48%) People Management
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.84%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (8.20%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.92%) Line Management
9 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Process Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) C#
2 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) Groovy
4 1 (1.64%) Scala
4 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
3 2 (3.28%) Twitter
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) BMC
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Pega
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