The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 899 927 906
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 49 58 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.054% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 58
Average salary £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,500 £67,800
10% offered a salary of more than £101,400 £133,000 £133,000
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £77,500 £74,000
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +4.72%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 26 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 1 May 2016. 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 +30 48 £95,000 -2.56% 4
London -1 18 £95,000 -7.31% 1
Yorkshire +24 13 £88,000 -9.74%
Leeds - 12 £82,750 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £82,750 -
North West +30 5 £105,000 +82.60%
South East +8 4 £100,500 +23.69% 1
City of London +57 3 £95,000 -13.63% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £52,500 -16.00%
Manchester - 3 - -
Hampshire +11 2 - -
South West -11 2 £100,000 +11.11%
Birmingham -17 2 £52,500 -16.00%
East Midlands - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £100,000 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £65,000 - 1
East of England +13 1 £95,000 -20.83% 1
Kent -8 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £100,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £95,000 -
Leicester - 1 £52,500 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £95,000 -
Horsham - 1 £100,500 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £95,000 -

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 53 (37.86%) TOGAF
2 37 (26.43%) Finance
3 34 (24.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (19.29%) Retail
5 25 (17.86%) Degree
6 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (15.00%) Line Management
8 20 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 19 (13.57%) Data Architecture
10 18 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.14%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 15 (10.71%) Computer Science
12 15 (10.71%) Analytics
13 14 (10.00%) ERP
13 14 (10.00%) SAP
13 14 (10.00%) Billing
14 13 (9.29%) Oracle
14 13 (9.29%) CRM
15 12 (8.57%) SOA
16 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
16 11 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (7.14%) Big Data
17 10 (7.14%) QA
17 10 (7.14%) Information Security
17 10 (7.14%) ITIL
18 9 (6.43%) IPTV
18 9 (6.43%) Over-the-Top Content

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) SAP FS
2 3 (2.14%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Unica
3 2 (1.43%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Firewall
2 3 (2.14%) LAN
2 3 (2.14%) PABX
2 3 (2.14%) VoIP
2 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) Big Data
2 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) GIS
3 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.71%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (26.43%) Finance
2 27 (19.29%) Retail
3 14 (10.00%) Billing
4 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.71%) Banking
5 8 (5.71%) Marketing
6 6 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.57%) Back Office
7 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.86%) Law
9 2 (1.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) .NET
1 8 (5.71%) Middleware
2 3 (2.14%) Drools
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.43%) IPTV
3 9 (6.43%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.29%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.86%) Social Media
8 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.71%) FMCG
10 1 (0.71%) Life Science
10 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.71%) Statistics
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) Linux
2 3 (2.14%) OpenVMS
3 2 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) CentOS
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.86%) TOGAF
2 34 (24.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.00%) Line Management
5 19 (13.57%) Data Architecture
6 18 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.14%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (10.71%) Analytics
8 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.00%) ERP
10 13 (9.29%) CRM
11 12 (8.57%) SOA
12 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (7.14%) Information Security
13 10 (7.14%) ITIL
14 8 (5.71%) Migration
14 8 (5.71%) Software Architecture
15 7 (5.00%) Business Development
15 7 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.71%) C#
2 6 (4.29%) C++
3 5 (3.57%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) PHP
4 3 (2.14%) Python
4 3 (2.14%) Ruby
4 3 (2.14%) SQL
5 2 (1.43%) C
5 2 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) COBOL
6 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.71%) Pascal
6 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) CISM
2 1 (0.71%) CISSP
2 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.14%) COBIT
3 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 4 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) SAP
2 13 (9.29%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) VMware
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.57%) Guidewire
6 4 (2.86%) ATG
6 4 (2.86%) Cisco
7 3 (2.14%) EMC
7 3 (2.14%) hybris
7 3 (2.14%) NetApp
7 3 (2.14%) webMethods
8 2 (1.43%) Epicor
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Informatica
9 1 (0.71%) Reuters
9 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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