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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Architect
Rank 862 879 882
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 47 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.016% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 19
Average salary £105,000 £85,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £60,000 £60,648
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £90,000 £108,000
UK excluding London average salary £78,750 £60,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+30.16% -13.57%

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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 2014 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 25 November 2014. 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 +32 46 £110,000 +29.41% 6
London +57 38 £110,000 +29.41% 3
City of London +16 6 £110,000 +76.00% 2
South East 0 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £75,000 +25.00%
Bedford -1 2 £75,000 +25.00%
East of England -12 2 £75,000 +25.00%
Surrey - 2 - -
South West - 2 £85,000 - 2
Hampshire -19 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 £77,500 -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £77,500 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 47 (51.09%) Finance
2 42 (45.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 31 (33.70%) TOGAF
4 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (23.91%) Zachman Framework
6 20 (21.74%) Credit Risk
6 20 (21.74%) Marketing
6 20 (21.74%) EMV
7 19 (20.65%) Banking
8 14 (15.22%) Retail
9 11 (11.96%) .NET
10 10 (10.87%) Web Services
10 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.78%) Degree
12 7 (7.61%) ITIL
12 7 (7.61%) Java
12 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
13 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (6.52%) DevOps
13 6 (6.52%) C
13 6 (6.52%) C#
13 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.52%) IBM
13 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
13 6 (6.52%) Android
14 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.43%) Telecoms

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) Drupal
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Heroku
2 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (51.09%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Marketing
3 19 (20.65%) Banking
4 14 (15.22%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) .NET
2 10 (10.87%) Web Services
3 4 (4.35%) CSS
3 4 (4.35%) JSP
3 4 (4.35%) Servlets
3 4 (4.35%) JSF
3 4 (4.35%) Java EE
3 4 (4.35%) JSON
3 4 (4.35%) REST
3 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) WCF
4 3 (3.26%) WPF
4 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.26%) CGI
5 2 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) J2SE
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) EMV
1 20 (21.74%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) ASIC
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 31 (33.70%) TOGAF
3 29 (31.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (23.91%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.52%) DevOps
7 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.43%) B2B
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) Web Design
8 4 (4.35%) IT Governance
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) TDD
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Scrum
9 3 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) Java
2 6 (6.52%) C
2 6 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) PHP
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) MBA
3 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) IBM
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) CA
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.09%) F5
5 1 (1.09%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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