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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Architect
Rank 906 903 915
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 45 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.038% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 32
Average salary £82,500 £87,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £63,250
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £111,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £85,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +15 45 £82,500 -5.71% 6
London +5 27 £82,500 -10.81% 4
South East -1 11 £86,250 +15.00%
City of London +58 8 £125,000 +13.63% 1
Hampshire +13 4 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Bristol -5 2 £110,000 - 1
South West -15 2 £110,000 +29.41% 1
North West - 2 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £95,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester - 2 £80,000 -
Hendon - 1 £100,000 -
Reading - 1 £95,000 -
Havant - 1 £95,000 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (21.98%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.98%) TOGAF
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco
4 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 13 (14.29%) Web Services
5 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (12.09%) SOA
7 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.09%) Release Management
8 10 (10.99%) Network Security
8 10 (10.99%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (10.99%) SDLC
8 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
8 10 (10.99%) B2B
8 10 (10.99%) Internet
8 10 (10.99%) Java
9 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
9 9 (9.89%) Oracle
9 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
9 9 (9.89%) Ciena
9 9 (9.89%) Analytics
9 9 (9.89%) SaaS
10 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (5.49%) Apache
1 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Node.js
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) SaaS
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.49%) IaaS
4 5 (5.49%) PaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
1 10 (10.99%) Internet
1 10 (10.99%) Network Security
2 6 (6.59%) LAN
2 6 (6.59%) WAN
3 5 (5.49%) 3GPP
3 5 (5.49%) DNS
3 5 (5.49%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) LTE
3 5 (5.49%) MVNO
3 5 (5.49%) TETRA
4 4 (4.40%) ATM
5 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.10%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) DataStage
6 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.10%) QlikView
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.10%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (21.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.79%) Military
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) Finance
5 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Games
7 2 (2.20%) Electronics
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Retail
8 1 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Local Government
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) Middleware
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Sling
3 5 (5.49%) CSS
3 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.40%) J2EE
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.30%) CSS3
5 3 (3.30%) Dojo
5 3 (3.30%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.30%) React
6 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.20%) JSP
6 2 (2.20%) Servlets
6 2 (2.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.79%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.49%) BYOD
5 5 (5.49%) User Experience
6 4 (4.40%) Bitcoin
6 4 (4.40%) Blockchain
6 4 (4.40%) Cryptocurrency
6 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.30%) Fintech
7 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.20%) Online Gambling
8 2 (2.20%) Online Games
9 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.10%) LIMS
9 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (21.98%) TOGAF
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (12.09%) Release Management
7 11 (12.09%) SOA
8 10 (10.99%) B2B
8 10 (10.99%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) Analytics
10 8 (8.79%) High Availability
10 8 (8.79%) ITIL
10 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.79%) Strategic Management
10 8 (8.79%) UML
11 7 (7.69%) Content Management
11 7 (7.69%) ERP
11 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.49%) PHP
3 5 (5.49%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) C#
4 3 (3.30%) ES6
4 3 (3.30%) Ruby
5 2 (2.20%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) R
6 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) CCNA
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.49%) MBA
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) COBIT
2 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Cisco
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) Ciena
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle
4 7 (7.69%) IBM
5 6 (6.59%) EMC
5 6 (6.59%) SAP
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) Dell
6 5 (5.49%) HP
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
7 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.30%) Google
9 1 (1.10%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.10%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.10%) Informatica
9 1 (1.10%) Sybase
9 1 (1.10%) Tableau
9 1 (1.10%) Teradata
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