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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Architect
Rank 835 878 848
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 56 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.010% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.011% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 33
Average salary £101,250 £88,750 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,250 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £116,500 £111,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £100,000 £96,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +32.75%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 18 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 1 October 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 +21 55 £102,500 +15.49% 4
London +34 45 £102,500 +17.14% 3
City of London +12 5 £107,500 +17.80% 3
East of England - 4 £67,500 - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £77,500 - 1
South East - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Bedford - 2 £67,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £100,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £100,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £77,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £100,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
South West - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 - -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (57.95%) Finance
2 46 (52.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 31 (35.23%) TOGAF
3 31 (35.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (30.68%) Banking
5 16 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 14 (15.91%) EMV
6 14 (15.91%) Credit Risk
6 14 (15.91%) Marketing
7 13 (14.77%) Retail
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL
8 10 (11.36%) DevOps
9 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 9 (10.23%) Degree
10 8 (9.09%) Web Services
11 7 (7.95%) .NET
11 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.95%) Information Architecture
12 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
12 6 (6.82%) C
12 6 (6.82%) IBM
12 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.68%) B2B
13 5 (5.68%) C#
13 5 (5.68%) Java
13 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
13 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.68%) Pega
13 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Heroku
2 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.27%) DB2
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (57.95%) Finance
2 27 (30.68%) Banking
3 14 (15.91%) Marketing
4 13 (14.77%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 7 (7.95%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) REST
3 4 (4.55%) Java EE
3 4 (4.55%) JSF
3 4 (4.55%) JSON
3 4 (4.55%) CSS
3 4 (4.55%) JSP
3 4 (4.55%) Servlets
3 4 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (3.41%) CGI
5 2 (2.27%) WCF
5 2 (2.27%) WPF
5 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.14%) J2SE
6 1 (1.14%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) EMV
1 14 (15.91%) Credit Risk
2 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (3.41%) ASIC
5 2 (2.27%) IVR
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Android
1 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 31 (35.23%) TOGAF
2 31 (35.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (14.77%) ITIL
5 10 (11.36%) DevOps
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.95%) Information Architecture
8 5 (5.68%) B2B
8 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.68%) Coaching
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.55%) Web Design
10 3 (3.41%) IT Governance
10 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) C
2 5 (5.68%) C#
2 5 (5.68%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) MBA
3 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) IBM
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Pega
3 4 (4.55%) Avaya
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) CA
4 2 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.14%) SunGard
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car, bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago