The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Architect
Rank 873 849 864
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 44 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 51
Average salary £93,750 £75,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £72,000
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 19 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 43 £93,750 +25.00% 1
London -30 32 £96,250 +6.94% 1
City of London -13 5 £110,000 +22.22%
Bristol 0 4 £70,000 +27.27%
South West -11 4 £70,000 +28.44%
South East -18 3 £100,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -7 2 £100,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -38 2 £47,500 -38.70%
Oxfordshire -11 1 £92,500 +15.62%
East of England -13 1 £60,000 -31.42%
West Yorkshire -32 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £100,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £47,500 -
Bedford - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £100,000 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (30.00%) Banking
4 17 (24.29%) SOA
5 16 (22.86%) Java
5 16 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 13 (18.57%) Pega
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services
7 13 (18.57%) HTTP
8 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.29%) .NET
9 9 (12.86%) Oracle
9 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.86%) Project Management
9 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Mainframe
10 8 (11.43%) HTTPS
10 8 (11.43%) Legal
10 8 (11.43%) SQL
10 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 8 (11.43%) UNIX
10 8 (11.43%) Windows
10 8 (11.43%) Client/Server
10 8 (11.43%) ERP
10 8 (11.43%) Middleware
10 8 (11.43%) Retail
10 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.29%) SAS
1 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 8 (11.43%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.29%) OLAP
2 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.43%) PhoneGap
1 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Legal
3 8 (11.43%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 4 (5.71%) Wholesale Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Publishing
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) .NET
3 8 (11.43%) Middleware
4 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.57%) CSS
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (1.43%) HTML5
7 1 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.43%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.43%) J2ME
7 1 (1.43%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.43%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.43%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Mainframe
1 8 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (5.71%) Open Source
5 3 (4.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 2 (2.86%) IVR
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) UNIX
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (24.29%) SOA
3 16 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
6 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (11.43%) ITIL
7 8 (11.43%) ERP
7 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
9 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.14%) TDD
10 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.14%) Information Architecture
10 5 (7.14%) MVC
11 4 (5.71%) Service Management
11 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) COBIT
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) FATCA
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Pega
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) SAP
5 4 (5.71%) Avaya
6 3 (4.29%) Google
6 3 (4.29%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.29%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.29%) Informatica
6 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.29%) SunGard