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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Architect
Rank 846 856 848
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 35 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.034% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.036% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 19
Average salary £85,000 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £60,648
10% offered a salary of more than £103,250 £150,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £92,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +23.33%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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 -8 34 £85,000 -5.55% 1
London +20 21 £86,250 - 1
South West -12 8 £85,000 +21.42%
City of London +3 6 £102,500 -31.66%
Bristol -8 4 - -
South East -19 4 £76,250 -23.75%
Oxfordshire +3 3 £75,000 -18.91%
Oxford - 3 £75,000 -
Bedford +14 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Bedfordshire +10 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £87,500 -2.77%
East of England -3 1 £72,500 -6.45%
Scotland - 1 £90,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £90,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £87,500 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (36.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 28 (33.73%) Finance
3 23 (27.71%) TOGAF
4 18 (21.69%) .NET
5 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.07%) Zachman Framework
7 13 (15.66%) Credit Risk
7 13 (15.66%) Marketing
7 13 (15.66%) EMV
7 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
8 12 (14.46%) Web Services
9 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
10 9 (10.84%) Retail
11 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.43%) Data Management
12 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (8.43%) SOA
12 7 (8.43%) Java
12 7 (8.43%) People Management
13 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (7.23%) Open Source
13 6 (7.23%) C#
13 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
13 6 (7.23%) Banking
14 5 (6.02%) OO
14 5 (6.02%) Coaching
15 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
15 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.61%) CMS
1 3 (3.61%) Drupal
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Heroku
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Marketing
3 9 (10.84%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) WCF
3 2 (2.41%) WPF
3 2 (2.41%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.20%) J2SE
4 1 (1.20%) Spring
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) EMV
1 13 (15.66%) Credit Risk
2 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) Open Source
3 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Social Media
5 2 (2.41%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.41%) Social Network
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (27.71%) TOGAF
3 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.07%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.43%) Data Management
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.43%) SOA
7 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) People Management
8 5 (6.02%) Coaching
8 5 (6.02%) OO
9 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.82%) TDD
9 4 (4.82%) IT Governance
10 3 (3.61%) Business Development
10 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Java
2 6 (7.23%) C#
3 4 (4.82%) PHP
4 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.41%) C
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) VCP4
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) VMware
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) CA
4 2 (2.41%) Facebook
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.20%) Pega
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) F5
5 1 (1.20%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) BMC
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
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