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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 838 885 867
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 77 71 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.065% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.068% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 71
Median salary £105,000 £85,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £122,000 £120,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £72,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +62 74 £105,000 +23.52%
London +46 34 £112,500 +12.50%
Yorkshire +41 14 £95,000 -
West Yorkshire +29 10 £90,000 -
South East +5 8 £90,000 +28.57%
West Midlands -2 8 £90,000 +46.93%
Solihull - 7 £90,000 -
Halifax - 6 £90,000 -
South West +6 5 £120,000 -
Hampshire -1 5 £90,000 +38.46%
Gloucestershire - 5 £120,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £90,000 -
North West +21 4 £105,000 -
York - 4 £100,000 -
Bradford - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £100,000 -
City of London +64 3 £135,000 +12.50%
Cheltenham - 3 £120,000 -
Manchester - 3 £105,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Leeds +29 2 - -
Berkshire +17 1 £97,500 -
East Midlands +10 1 - -
Kent +9 1 £112,500 +60.71%
Birmingham -21 1 £95,000 +55.10%
Surrey - 1 £100,000 -
Guildford - 1 £100,000 -
Longfield - 1 £112,500 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 37 (26.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (18.71%) Process Improvement
4 24 (17.27%) Data Architecture
5 22 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.11%) Big Data
7 20 (14.39%) TOGAF
7 20 (14.39%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (13.67%) .NET
8 19 (13.67%) Oracle
8 19 (13.67%) Retail
8 19 (13.67%) Matrix Management
8 19 (13.67%) Analytics
9 18 (12.95%) Degree
9 18 (12.95%) Management Information System
10 17 (12.23%) SAP
10 17 (12.23%) Data Management
11 15 (10.79%) .NET Framework
11 15 (10.79%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (10.79%) Tableau
11 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (9.35%) Master Data Management
14 12 (8.63%) Matrix Organization
14 12 (8.63%) Web Services
15 11 (7.91%) Data Integration
15 11 (7.91%) Hadoop
16 10 (7.19%) 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 1 (0.72%) Apache
1 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SAP FS
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.88%) Heroku
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) PaaS
3 4 (2.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Firewall
1 2 (1.44%) Network Security
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) LAN
2 1 (0.72%) PABX
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) VoIP
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) Big Data
2 20 (14.39%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.91%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (7.19%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.47%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.60%) BigQuery
6 5 (3.60%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.44%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 19 (13.67%) Retail
3 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.47%) Banking
5 5 (3.60%) Back Office
5 5 (3.60%) Billing
6 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) Electronics
7 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) .NET
2 15 (10.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (8.63%) Web Services
4 10 (7.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.60%) Middleware
6 2 (1.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.91%) Data Integration
4 9 (6.47%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.76%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.04%) Taxonomies
7 5 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.60%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.16%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.88%) Unix
2 3 (2.16%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) CentOS
3 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.62%) Enterprise Architecture
2 26 (18.71%) Process Improvement
2 26 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.27%) Data Architecture
4 22 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.39%) TOGAF
6 19 (13.67%) Analytics
6 19 (13.67%) Matrix Management
7 17 (12.23%) Data Management
8 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.35%) Master Data Management
10 12 (8.63%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (6.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.47%) ETL
11 9 (6.47%) Product Management
11 9 (6.47%) Quality Management
11 9 (6.47%) Target Operating Model
11 9 (6.47%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.04%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.04%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) Java
2 4 (2.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) COBOL
3 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
1 1 (0.72%) NFS
1 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Ansible
2 1 (0.72%) Nagios
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle
2 17 (12.23%) SAP
3 15 (10.79%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (10.79%) Tableau
4 9 (6.47%) Google
4 9 (6.47%) Informatica
5 6 (4.32%) Cloudera
5 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.60%) Guidewire
6 5 (3.60%) Hortonworks
6 5 (3.60%) Splunk
7 4 (2.88%) Apigee
7 4 (2.88%) Mashery
7 4 (2.88%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.16%) Casewise
8 3 (2.16%) Marketo
9 2 (1.44%) Reuters
9 2 (1.44%) SunGard
9 2 (1.44%) VMware
10 1 (0.72%) HP