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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Architecture
UK
Rank 800 885 897
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 63 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 49 50 56
Median salary £85,000 £100,000 £86,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,135 £67,250 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £135,250 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £90,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +83 63 £85,000 -15.00% 5
South East +61 19 £85,000 -5.55% 1
London +49 19 £100,000 -16.66% 4
South West +24 11 £80,000 +18.51%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £100,000 -
West Midlands +32 6 £60,307 -24.61%
Hampshire +25 6 £80,000 -
Bristol - 5 £62,294 -
Fareham - 5 £80,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £59,113 -
Yorkshire +27 3 £96,250 +24.19%
Wiltshire +25 3 £80,000 +18.51%
Surrey - 3 £71,250 - 1
Malmesbury - 3 £80,000 -
Leeds +23 2 £95,000 +22.58%
West Yorkshire +14 2 £95,000 +22.58%
Nottingham +5 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £92,500 -
Woking - 2 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £93,750 -
North West -11 1 £90,000 -36.84%
Hertfordshire - 1 £102,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £85,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £90,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £97,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £59,113 -
Ipswich - 1 £85,000 -
Watford - 1 £102,500 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 41 (35.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.24%) TOGAF
4 17 (14.53%) Java
5 16 (13.68%) .NET
6 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (12.82%) Finance
6 15 (12.82%) Data Architecture
7 14 (11.97%) Analytics
8 13 (11.11%) SOA
9 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (10.26%) Process Improvement
10 11 (9.40%) Big Data
10 11 (9.40%) Scrum
10 11 (9.40%) Retail
10 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.55%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (7.69%) Migration
12 9 (7.69%) Degree
12 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.84%) Information Security
13 8 (6.84%) Internet
13 8 (6.84%) J2EE
13 8 (6.84%) Marketing

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 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
1 4 (3.42%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.84%) SaaS
4 3 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (1.71%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) Network Security
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) MPLS
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Big Data
2 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) .NET
2 8 (6.84%) J2EE
3 5 (4.27%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) JSON
4 1 (0.85%) JSR 170
4 1 (0.85%) Kafka
4 1 (0.85%) OSGi
4 1 (0.85%) RESTful
4 1 (0.85%) SAML
4 1 (0.85%) Spring
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.27%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) PMI
4 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.24%) TOGAF
4 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.82%) Data Architecture
5 14 (11.97%) Analytics
6 13 (11.11%) SOA
7 12 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (9.40%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.40%) Scrum
8 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.55%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.69%) Migration
11 8 (6.84%) Data Analytics
11 8 (6.84%) Information Security
12 7 (5.98%) Data Governance
12 7 (5.98%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) Java
2 5 (4.27%) Python
3 4 (3.42%) SQL
4 3 (2.56%) ABAP
4 3 (2.56%) C
5 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) APMP
4 2 (1.71%) CLAS
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) MCSD
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CISM
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Brocade
2 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.42%) FNZ
2 4 (3.42%) Guidewire
2 4 (3.42%) Juniper
2 4 (3.42%) NetApp
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Palo Alto
2 4 (3.42%) SAP
2 4 (3.42%) VMware
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe
3 3 (2.56%) hybris
3 3 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Facebook
4 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.85%) Omniture
4 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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