The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 818 825 845
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 85 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.060% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.063% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 39
Average salary £90,000 £82,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £69,500 £74,664
10% offered a salary of more than £133,500 £110,000 £155,000
UK excluding London average salary £74,500 £80,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
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 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
England -25 70 £96,250 +16.66% 6
London -25 47 £100,000 +8.10% 5
Scotland +9 13 £75,000 -25.00% 1
City of London -10 10 £80,000 -20.00% 1
South East -17 9 £80,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -34 9 £24,000 -70.00%
Glasgow - 6 £75,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -18 5 £90,000 +16.12%
Leeds -27 5 £90,000 +16.12%
Berkshire +9 4 £100,000 +4.16%
Surrey +9 3 £70,000 - 1
Reading - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £74,000 -
North West +5 2 £65,000 -8.90%
Manchester +3 2 £65,000 -8.90%
Guildford - 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £79,250 -
Middlesex - 2 £80,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £79,250 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £75,000 -
South West -4 1 £73,500 -
Hampshire -13 1 £85,000 -5.55%
Wokingham - 1 £100,000 -
York - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £73,500 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £120,000 -

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 58 (45.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 41 (32.03%) Finance
3 40 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 21 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.28%) Banking
5 17 (13.28%) Oracle
6 16 (12.50%) Degree
7 13 (10.16%) SOA
7 13 (10.16%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 11 (8.59%) Java
9 11 (8.59%) Data Architecture
9 11 (8.59%) SaaS
9 11 (8.59%) Network Management
10 10 (7.81%) Resource Management
10 10 (7.81%) IT Governance
10 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.03%) .NET
11 9 (7.03%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.03%) PaaS
11 9 (7.03%) Network Architecture
12 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.25%) IaaS
12 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
12 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
12 8 (6.25%) SQL
12 8 (6.25%) ERP
12 8 (6.25%) Change Management
12 8 (6.25%) BCP

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) Apache Pig
1 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.13%) Drupal
1 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.34%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) SaaS
2 9 (7.03%) PaaS
3 8 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) LAN
1 5 (3.91%) WAN
2 4 (3.13%) SAN
2 4 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
1 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.69%) Big Data
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.34%) Redis
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.56%) Maven
2 2 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 41 (32.03%) Finance
2 17 (13.28%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) .NET
2 5 (3.91%) Middleware
3 4 (3.13%) REST
4 3 (2.34%) Web Services
4 3 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.56%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (1.56%) J2EE
5 2 (1.56%) EJB
5 2 (1.56%) JSP
5 2 (1.56%) Servlets
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.56%) Open Source
5 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.78%) Equities
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.31%) Enterprise Architecture
2 40 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 21 (16.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.16%) SOA
4 13 (10.16%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (8.59%) Data Architecture
5 11 (8.59%) Network Management
6 10 (7.81%) Resource Management
6 10 (7.81%) IT Governance
6 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.03%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (7.03%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.25%) ERP
8 8 (6.25%) Change Management
8 8 (6.25%) BCP
8 8 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) Java
2 8 (6.25%) SQL
3 6 (4.69%) PHP
4 3 (2.34%) C#
5 2 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) COBIT
2 3 (2.34%) FATCA
3 2 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) Citrix
4 5 (3.91%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) Greenplum
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) EMC
6 3 (2.34%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.56%) Sybase
7 2 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Misys
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.78%) Google
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Salary: £60,064 - £66,270 + benefits
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