The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Architecture
UK
Rank 784 826 885
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 61 101 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.10% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 51 85 51
Median salary £87,500 £100,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £132,500 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £81,250 £82,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 61 £87,500 -12.50% 5
London +39 24 £100,000 -18.36% 2
South East +43 14 £85,000 -2.85% 2
South West +14 12 £80,000 -3.03%
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £100,000 +17.64% 2
West Midlands +7 7 £59,113 -28.34% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £59,057 -
Hampshire +9 4 £80,000 -
Bristol - 4 £62,294 -
Wiltshire +26 3 £80,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire +23 3 £96,250 +24.19%
Surrey - 3 £82,500 -
Malmesbury - 3 £80,000 -
Fareham - 3 £78,750 -
Leeds +29 2 £95,000 +22.58%
West Yorkshire +23 2 £95,000 +22.58%
Milton Keynes +18 1 £90,000 +5.88% 1
North West -18 1 - -
Manchester -29 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £97,500 -
York - 1 £97,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £59,113 -
Coventry - 1 £92,500 - 1

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Head of Architecture job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 43 (33.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (23.44%) .NET
3 29 (22.66%) Process Improvement
4 20 (15.63%) Finance
4 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.84%) Java
6 17 (13.28%) TOGAF
6 17 (13.28%) Data Architecture
7 16 (12.50%) Analytics
8 15 (11.72%) Big Data
8 15 (11.72%) Matrix Management
9 14 (10.94%) Retail
10 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (8.59%) SOA
12 11 (8.59%) Banking
12 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
13 10 (7.81%) J2EE
13 10 (7.81%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.81%) Degree
14 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
14 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.03%) Migration
14 9 (7.03%) Scrum
15 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
15 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 4 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.78%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.25%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Heroku
5 1 (0.78%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Internet
1 7 (5.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) MPLS
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) Big Data
2 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.91%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.56%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.56%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 11 (8.59%) Banking
4 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.69%) Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) .NET
2 12 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 10 (7.81%) J2EE
4 7 (5.47%) Middleware
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.78%) OSGi
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.47%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.13%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.13%) PMI
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.56%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 29 (22.66%) Process Improvement
3 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.28%) Data Architecture
4 17 (13.28%) TOGAF
5 16 (12.50%) Analytics
6 15 (11.72%) Matrix Management
7 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.59%) SOA
8 11 (8.59%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.03%) Migration
10 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.03%) Scrum
11 8 (6.25%) Business Development
11 8 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.47%) People Management
12 7 (5.47%) Prototyping
12 7 (5.47%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) Java
2 4 (3.13%) Python
2 4 (3.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.34%) ABAP
4 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) APMP
5 1 (0.78%) CISM
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) MCSD
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle
2 5 (3.91%) SAP
3 4 (3.13%) FNZ
3 4 (3.13%) Guidewire
3 4 (3.13%) Tableau
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe
4 3 (2.34%) Brocade
4 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.34%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.34%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) hybris
4 3 (2.34%) IBM
4 3 (2.34%) Juniper
4 3 (2.34%) NetApp
4 3 (2.34%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) Informatica
5 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.56%) Splunk
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