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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 809 845 902
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 56 124 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 53 97 64
Median salary £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £37,500 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £132,500 £118,500
UK excluding London median salary £92,500 £76,250 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -10.29%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 22 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 3 December 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 +14 56 £100,000 +11.11% 5
London +48 32 £100,000 -4.76% 2
South East +55 9 £95,000 +26.66% 1
West Midlands -23 6 £79,557 -0.55% 1
Surrey - 6 £100,000 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £100,000 +37.93%
Yorkshire +12 4 £100,000 +29.03%
South West -1 4 £82,500 +120.00% 1
Milton Keynes +15 3 £95,000 +11.76%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £95,000 +11.76%
Solihull - 3 £100,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £58,780 - 1
Guildford - 3 £100,000 -
Halifax - 3 £100,000 -
Wiltshire +17 2 £80,000 -33.33%
Malmesbury - 2 £80,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £101,250 -
City of London +29 1 £125,000 +25.00%
Croydon +7 1 - -
North West -18 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £75,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (33.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 38 (28.57%) Finance
3 37 (27.82%) Process Improvement
4 33 (24.81%) .NET
5 30 (22.56%) Big Data
6 29 (21.80%) Data Architecture
7 27 (20.30%) Analytics
8 20 (15.04%) Java
9 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (13.53%) Degree
11 17 (12.78%) Matrix Management
12 16 (12.03%) TOGAF
13 15 (11.28%) Data Management
13 15 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
13 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (11.28%) Tableau
14 14 (10.53%) Visualisation
14 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
15 13 (9.77%) Banking
15 13 (9.77%) Retail
15 13 (9.77%) Oracle
15 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (9.77%) Data Quality
15 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (9.02%) SAP
16 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
16 12 (9.02%) Hadoop
17 10 (7.52%) Oracle Fusion

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 (3.01%) ThingWorx
2 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.26%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.76%) SaaS
5 4 (3.01%) Heroku
5 4 (3.01%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.56%) Big Data
2 15 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (9.02%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (7.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (6.77%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.76%) BigQuery
6 5 (3.76%) Pentaho
7 4 (3.01%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Banking
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Marketing
5 6 (4.51%) Back Office
6 3 (2.26%) Front Office
6 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.50%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
3 10 (7.52%) J2EE
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (7.52%) Web Services
4 6 (4.51%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) JSON
5 1 (0.75%) JSR 170
5 1 (0.75%) OSGi
5 1 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 14 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.26%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.01%) PMI
7 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 37 (27.82%) Process Improvement
3 29 (21.80%) Data Architecture
4 27 (20.30%) Analytics
5 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.78%) Matrix Management
8 16 (12.03%) TOGAF
9 15 (11.28%) Data Management
10 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
11 10 (7.52%) ETL
11 10 (7.52%) Migration
12 9 (6.77%) Business Development
12 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.77%) Master Data Management
12 9 (6.77%) Product Management
12 9 (6.77%) Quality Management
13 8 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.04%) Java
2 3 (2.26%) ABAP
2 3 (2.26%) Python
2 3 (2.26%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.50%) APMP
3 2 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.75%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) Tableau
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle
3 12 (9.02%) SAP
4 9 (6.77%) Google
4 9 (6.77%) Informatica
4 9 (6.77%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.51%) Cloudera
5 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.76%) Hortonworks
6 5 (3.76%) Splunk
7 4 (3.01%) Apigee
7 4 (3.01%) FNZ
7 4 (3.01%) Guidewire
7 4 (3.01%) Mashery
7 4 (3.01%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.26%) Casewise
8 3 (2.26%) IBM
9 2 (1.50%) Adobe
9 2 (1.50%) hybris
9 2 (1.50%) SunGard
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