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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Architecture
Rank 827 803 854
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 88 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.061% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.064% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 36
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 £67,500 £61,951 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £121,000 £100,000 £100,750
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 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 24 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 -13 78 £97,500 +14.70% 6
London -1 49 £105,000 +5.00% 4
City of London +15 23 £107,500 +7.50% 1
South East -29 13 £80,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland - 9 £65,000 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +8 7 £82,500 -17.50% 1
Yorkshire -25 6 £80,000 +18.51%
Leeds -31 4 £80,000 +12.28%
West Yorkshire -42 4 £80,000 +18.51%
Norfolk +19 3 £105,000 -
Norwich +15 3 £105,000 -
East of England -10 3 £105,000 +68.00%
South West -20 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Guildford - 3 £77,500 -
Hampshire -9 2 £105,000 +16.66%
North West -16 2 £81,250 -4.41% 1
Somerset - 2 £65,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £105,000 -
Manchester - 2 £81,250 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £73,750 -
Taunton - 2 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £83,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £73,750 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Reading -4 1 - -
York - 1 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £75,000 -
North East - 1 £75,000 -

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 66 (38.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 63 (36.42%) Finance
3 35 (20.23%) TOGAF
4 29 (16.76%) Degree
5 24 (13.87%) Data Architecture
6 22 (12.72%) Banking
7 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.98%) Mobile App
9 18 (10.40%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (9.83%) Analytics
11 16 (9.25%) IT Governance
12 14 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (7.51%) SOA
14 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.94%) Middleware
14 12 (6.94%) Project Management
14 12 (6.94%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.36%) Change Management
15 11 (6.36%) Java
15 11 (6.36%) Oracle
15 11 (6.36%) Big Data
15 11 (6.36%) SaaS
15 11 (6.36%) PaaS
15 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
16 10 (5.78%) DevOps
16 10 (5.78%) Service Management
16 10 (5.78%) Retail
16 10 (5.78%) Games

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (3.47%) OpenStack
1 6 (3.47%) Apache Solr
2 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SPSS
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 3 (1.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.16%) NAS
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) Big Data
2 9 (5.20%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.47%) Redis
4 6 (3.47%) MySQL
4 6 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (1.16%) Ant
1 2 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 63 (36.42%) Finance
2 22 (12.72%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Retail
3 10 (5.78%) Games
4 7 (4.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) Middleware
2 6 (3.47%) REST
2 6 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (2.89%) .NET
3 5 (2.89%) Web Services
4 2 (1.16%) EJB
4 2 (1.16%) JSP
4 2 (1.16%) Servlets
4 2 (1.16%) J2EE
4 2 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.16%) Open Source
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.20%) Linux
2 7 (4.05%) Windows
3 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.73%) UNIX
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 35 (20.23%) TOGAF
3 24 (13.87%) Data Architecture
4 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.40%) Mobile Application Development
6 17 (9.83%) Analytics
7 16 (9.25%) IT Governance
8 14 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (7.51%) SOA
10 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.94%) Project Management
10 12 (6.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.36%) Change Management
11 11 (6.36%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.78%) DevOps
12 10 (5.78%) Service Management
12 10 (5.78%) Data Management
12 10 (5.78%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (5.20%) Software Architecture
13 9 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.36%) Java
2 7 (4.05%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) C#
3 3 (1.73%) C++
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) FATCA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
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%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.36%) Oracle
3 10 (5.78%) VMware
4 6 (3.47%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.89%) Citrix
5 5 (2.89%) Cisco
6 2 (1.16%) Sun
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £99,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, package
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 10 days ago
Richmond, London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago