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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 799 808 833
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 97 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.059% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 28
Average salary £95,000 £85,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £61,511 £69,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £100,000 £95,750
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £82,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 86 £95,000 +11.76% 6
London +3 55 £105,000 +5.00% 6
City of London +19 25 £107,500 +7.50% 2
South East -13 13 £80,000 -11.11%
Scotland - 11 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 11 £60,000 -
Surrey +4 7 £82,500 -17.50%
Yorkshire -38 6 £80,000 -
South West -7 4 £67,500 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -36 4 £80,000 +33.33%
Leeds -41 4 £80,000 +33.33%
East of England -1 3 £105,000 +68.00%
Norfolk - 3 £105,000 -
Somerset - 3 £65,000 -
Norwich - 3 £105,000 -
Guildford - 3 £77,500 -
Hampshire -4 2 £105,000 +16.66%
North West -6 2 £81,250 -4.41%
Canary Wharf - 2 £120,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £83,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £73,750 -
Taunton - 2 £65,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £105,000 -
Manchester - 2 £81,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £73,750 -
Birmingham +9 1 £68,500 +14.16%
West Midlands -2 1 £68,500 -2.14%
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Reading -6 1 - -
York - 1 £62,500 -

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 63 (36.42%) Finance
1 63 (36.42%) Enterprise Architecture
2 37 (21.39%) TOGAF
3 29 (16.76%) Degree
4 24 (13.87%) Data Architecture
5 23 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.14%) Banking
7 17 (9.83%) Mobile App
7 17 (9.83%) Analytics
8 16 (9.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 16 (9.25%) IT Governance
9 15 (8.67%) SOA
10 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (7.51%) Oracle
11 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.51%) Project Management
11 13 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (6.94%) Service Delivery
12 12 (6.94%) Change Management
12 12 (6.94%) Middleware
12 12 (6.94%) Java
13 11 (6.36%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.36%) Service Management
13 11 (6.36%) Zachman Framework
13 11 (6.36%) SaaS
13 11 (6.36%) PaaS
13 11 (6.36%) Network Architecture
13 11 (6.36%) Big Data
13 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.36%) Network Management

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (3.47%) Apache Solr
1 6 (3.47%) OpenStack
1 6 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.36%) SaaS
1 11 (6.36%) PaaS
2 9 (5.20%) IaaS
3 6 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) LAN
1 6 (3.47%) WAN
1 6 (3.47%) SAN
2 4 (2.31%) Internet
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) Big Data
2 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.20%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.47%) MySQL
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.47%) Redis
5 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Ant
1 2 (1.16%) Maven
1 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
General
1 63 (36.42%) Finance
2 21 (12.14%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Games
4 9 (5.20%) Retail
5 7 (4.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) Middleware
2 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (3.47%) REST
3 5 (2.89%) Web Services
3 5 (2.89%) .NET
4 2 (1.16%) J2EE
4 2 (1.16%) EJB
4 2 (1.16%) JSP
4 2 (1.16%) Servlets
4 2 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.62%) Linux
2 7 (4.05%) Windows
3 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.73%) UNIX
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.42%) Enterprise Architecture
2 37 (21.39%) TOGAF
3 24 (13.87%) Data Architecture
4 23 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (9.83%) Analytics
6 16 (9.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 16 (9.25%) IT Governance
7 15 (8.67%) SOA
8 13 (7.51%) Project Management
8 13 (7.51%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (6.94%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.94%) Change Management
10 11 (6.36%) Service Management
10 11 (6.36%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.36%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (6.36%) Network Architecture
10 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.36%) Network Management
11 10 (5.78%) Software Architecture
11 10 (5.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.94%) Java
2 7 (4.05%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) C#
3 3 (1.73%) C++
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) QA
1 3 (1.73%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) Puppet
1 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (7.51%) Oracle
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) VMware
3 7 (4.05%) Citrix
3 7 (4.05%) Cisco
4 6 (3.47%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.16%) Sun
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
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