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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 854 909 913
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 67 55 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.050% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.052% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 76
Median salary £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £62,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £124,500 £132,500 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £95,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 trends)
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 +65 65 £105,000 +13.51% 1
London +42 31 £110,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +33 12 £95,000 -2.56%
West Yorkshire - 11 - -
Leeds - 8 - -
South West - 7 £100,000 -
North West - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 £120,000 -
South East +53 3 £103,750 +15.27%
East Midlands +8 3 £52,500 -34.37%
Leicestershire - 3 £52,500 -
Leicester - 3 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £120,000 -
East of England +33 2 £98,750 -1.25%
Kent +20 2 £112,500 +32.35%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £100,000 -
City of London +43 1 £135,000 +24.13%
Berkshire +12 1 £95,000 -2.56%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £102,500 +2.50%
West Midlands -29 1 £100,000 +60.00%
Bromley - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £102,500 -
Longfield - 1 £112,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £95,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £95,000 -
Essex - 1 £95,000 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 35 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 27 (22.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (19.33%) Retail
5 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (17.65%) Degree
7 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (14.29%) Data Architecture
9 16 (13.45%) Oracle
9 16 (13.45%) SAP
9 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
10 15 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (10.92%) Analytics
13 12 (10.08%) Big Data
13 12 (10.08%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (9.24%) ITIL
14 11 (9.24%) Target Operating Model
14 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
15 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (8.40%) QA
16 9 (7.56%) CRM
16 9 (7.56%) ERP
16 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
16 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (6.72%) Master Data Management
17 8 (6.72%) Matrix Organization
17 8 (6.72%) SOA
17 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce

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 1 (0.84%) Apache
1 1 (0.84%) SAS
1 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) SAP FS
2 4 (3.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) SaaS
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) Heroku
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 4 (3.36%) LAN
2 4 (3.36%) PABX
2 4 (3.36%) VoIP
2 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.08%) Big Data
3 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.52%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Retail
3 8 (6.72%) Back Office
4 7 (5.88%) Banking
5 6 (5.04%) Marketing
6 5 (4.20%) Billing
6 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.68%) Electronics
9 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.68%) Law
9 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.84%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) Middleware
2 6 (5.04%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) Web Services
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.20%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.68%) Social Media
9 2 (1.68%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.84%) FMCG
10 1 (0.84%) Life Science
10 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
1 4 (3.36%) Unix
2 1 (0.84%) CentOS
2 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 27 (22.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (18.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 14 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.92%) Analytics
8 12 (10.08%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (9.24%) ITIL
9 11 (9.24%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (7.56%) CRM
10 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.56%) ERP
11 8 (6.72%) Data Management
11 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.72%) Master Data Management
11 8 (6.72%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (6.72%) SOA
12 7 (5.88%) Information Security
12 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) C++
3 3 (2.52%) C#
3 3 (2.52%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) Java
4 2 (1.68%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) COBOL
5 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.84%) Pascal
5 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) COBIT
4 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) NFS
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) Ansible
3 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Oracle
1 16 (13.45%) SAP
2 10 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.04%) Tableau
5 5 (4.20%) Guidewire
6 4 (3.36%) Informatica
7 3 (2.52%) Marketo
7 3 (2.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.68%) ATG
8 2 (1.68%) Casewise
8 2 (1.68%) Epicor
8 2 (1.68%) Google
8 2 (1.68%) Reuters
8 2 (1.68%) SunGard
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco
9 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.84%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
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