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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Architect
Rank 856 874 853
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Architect 27 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.028% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.030% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 29
Average salary £90,000 £97,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £124,000 £115,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Chief Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 13 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 22 May 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 +29 26 £90,000 -7.69% 4
London +38 21 £95,000 -2.56% 2
City of London +47 9 £100,000 - 2
Yorkshire +8 2 £78,750 +65.78% 1
South West -9 2 £102,500 +46.42% 1
West Yorkshire +20 1 £90,000 - 1
South East - 1 £90,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £67,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £90,000 -
Devon - 1 £120,000 -
Kent - 1 £90,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £85,000 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (25.81%) Finance
4 12 (19.35%) Web Services
4 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) SOA
9 7 (11.29%) Java
9 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
9 7 (11.29%) Data Management
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.68%) Open Source
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 5 (8.06%) People Management
12 4 (6.45%) Coaching
12 4 (6.45%) VMware
12 4 (6.45%) Legal
12 4 (6.45%) C#
12 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.45%) Retail
12 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
13 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Social Network
5 1 (1.61%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.61%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
3 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) SOA
6 7 (11.29%) Data Management
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum
7 5 (8.06%) People Management
8 4 (6.45%) Coaching
8 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) Information Management
9 3 (4.84%) OO
9 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) Project Management
9 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Groovy
5 1 (1.61%) Scala
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Pega
4 1 (1.61%) BMC
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
North
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + exceptional package
Posted: 4 days ago