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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 823 834 816
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 50 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.072% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.076% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 58
Average salary £95,000 £94,250 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.79% +10.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,950 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £134,000 £130,250 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £75,000 £83,750
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.44%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 24 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 29 May 2015. 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 +19 47 £95,000 -1.29% 3
London +39 33 £102,500 -2.38% 1
City of London +34 8 £110,000 -12.00% 1
West Midlands +2 5 £62,500 -21.13% 1
Birmingham -15 5 £62,500 -21.13% 1
East of England - 4 £120,000 -
South East +8 2 £87,500 +6.06%
Yorkshire +7 2 £97,500 +87.50%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 - -
North Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Edinburgh +14 1 £65,000 -
Scotland +4 1 £65,000 -13.33%
Hampshire +2 1 £90,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire - 1 £120,000 -
Kent - 1 £85,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £120,000 -
West Malling - 1 £85,000 -
York - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £80,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £80,000 -
Luton - 1 - -

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 40 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 33 (29.46%) TOGAF
3 22 (19.64%) Degree
4 21 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
5 20 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
6 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
7 18 (16.07%) SOA
7 18 (16.07%) Finance
8 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.39%) .NET
10 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.71%) Web Services
12 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.93%) Retail
13 10 (8.93%) Line Management
13 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
14 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
15 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.14%) Java
15 8 (7.14%) SDLC
16 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
16 7 (6.25%) Project Management
16 7 (6.25%) Scrum
16 7 (6.25%) C#
16 7 (6.25%) ITIL
16 7 (6.25%) Windows

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (2.68%) CMS
1 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Lync
3 1 (0.89%) Node.js
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.89%) Drupal
3 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.89%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.89%) Magento
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.36%) SaaS
2 6 (5.36%) PaaS
2 6 (5.36%) IaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) UMTS
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) SMTP
2 2 (1.79%) GSM
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) 2G
2 2 (1.79%) 3G
2 2 (1.79%) LTE
2 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.79%) 4G
2 2 (1.79%) VoLTE
2 2 (1.79%) MVNO
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) MPLS
3 1 (0.89%) Wireless
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.68%) Big Data
3 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.36%) ReSharper
1 6 (5.36%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.46%) Back Office
5 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Law
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) .NET
2 12 (10.71%) Web Services
3 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.36%) CSS
4 6 (5.36%) HTML
4 6 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.57%) SOAP
6 3 (2.68%) React
6 3 (2.68%) REST
6 3 (2.68%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.68%) Symfony
6 3 (2.68%) jQuery
6 3 (2.68%) LAMP
6 3 (2.68%) J2EE
6 3 (2.68%) XML
7 2 (1.79%) EDI
7 2 (1.79%) CGI
7 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.79%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) User Experience
3 3 (2.68%) FMCG
4 2 (1.79%) Handset
4 2 (1.79%) Telematics
4 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.89%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
2 6 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 33 (29.46%) TOGAF
3 21 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
4 20 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.96%) E-Commerce
6 18 (16.07%) SOA
7 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.93%) Line Management
8 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.14%) SDLC
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (6.25%) Scrum
10 7 (6.25%) ITIL
11 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.46%) Coaching
12 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (6.25%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
3 6 (5.36%) TypeScript
4 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) SQL
6 3 (2.68%) PHP
6 3 (2.68%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) C
7 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) CISSP
2 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.79%) CISM
2 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) ISSAP
3 1 (0.89%) ISSEP
3 1 (0.89%) CISA
3 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PMP
3 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.89%) CCIE
3 1 (0.89%) CCSP
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.57%) SAP
3 3 (2.68%) Facebook
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco
4 2 (1.79%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.89%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.89%) Apigee
5 1 (0.89%) Mashery
5 1 (0.89%) hybris
5 1 (0.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.89%) NetApp
5 1 (0.89%) webMethods
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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