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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 867 909 920
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 59 49 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.046% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.048% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 63
Median salary £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £68,950
10% offered a salary of more than £119,000 £134,000 £130,250
UK excluding London median salary £95,000 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 May 2016 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 29 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 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
(Click see detailed
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 +38 59 £95,000 -1.29% 2
London -6 24 £100,000 -2.43% 1
Yorkshire +17 14 £91,500 -6.15%
West Yorkshire - 13 £88,000 -
Leeds - 11 £88,000 -
South East +20 5 £97,750 +11.71%
North West - 5 £105,000 -
City of London +40 3 £100,000 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +12 3 £52,500 -34.37%
West Midlands -22 3 £52,500 -16.00%
Leicester - 3 £52,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £52,500 -
East of England +31 2 £98,750 -17.70%
Hampshire +16 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £52,500 -16.00%
South West - 2 £100,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £100,000 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Kent 0 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £100,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £95,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £102,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £95,000 -
Horsham - 1 £100,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £95,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £102,500 -
Essex - 1 £95,000 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 44 (34.11%) TOGAF
2 37 (28.68%) Finance
3 31 (24.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (21.71%) Retail
5 25 (19.38%) Degree
6 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.95%) Management Information System
8 17 (13.18%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.63%) SAP
10 15 (11.63%) Data Architecture
11 14 (10.85%) Line Management
11 14 (10.85%) Data Centre
11 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
12 12 (9.30%) SOA
12 12 (9.30%) Oracle
12 12 (9.30%) ITIL
13 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
13 11 (8.53%) ERP
14 10 (7.75%) CRM
14 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (7.75%) Information Security
15 9 (6.98%) Analytics
15 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.98%) QA
15 9 (6.98%) Banking
15 9 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
16 8 (6.20%) Billing
16 8 (6.20%) .NET

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 (0.78%) Apache
1 1 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) SAP FS
2 4 (3.10%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.10%) LAN
2 4 (3.10%) PABX
2 4 (3.10%) VoIP
2 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.43%) Big Data
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 28 (21.71%) Retail
3 9 (6.98%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Billing
5 7 (5.43%) Marketing
6 6 (4.65%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.88%) Back Office
7 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.10%) Law
9 2 (1.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) .NET
1 8 (6.20%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.88%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.10%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.33%) IPTV
6 3 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) CentOS
3 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.11%) TOGAF
2 31 (24.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.63%) Data Architecture
7 14 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.85%) Line Management
8 12 (9.30%) ITIL
8 12 (9.30%) SOA
9 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.53%) ERP
10 10 (7.75%) CRM
10 10 (7.75%) Information Security
11 9 (6.98%) Analytics
11 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (6.20%) Software Architecture
13 7 (5.43%) People Management
13 7 (5.43%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) C#
1 6 (4.65%) C++
2 5 (3.88%) SQL
3 3 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (1.55%) C
4 2 (1.55%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) COBOL
5 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.78%) Pascal
5 1 (0.78%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) R
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) CISM
2 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) COBIT
3 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Docker
1 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) NFS
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
2 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) SAP
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.88%) Guidewire
4 5 (3.88%) VMware
5 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.55%) ATG
6 2 (1.55%) Epicor
6 2 (1.55%) Marketo
6 2 (1.55%) Reuters
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) HP
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