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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 837 868 865
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 73 98 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.089% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.093% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 67 71 67
Median salary £100,000 £85,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £71,500
10% offered a salary of more than £117,000 £120,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £72,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 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 28 September 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 +29 72 £100,000 +17.64% 2
London +41 25 £110,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +28 18 £100,000 +29.03%
West Yorkshire +31 14 £90,000 -
South East +31 12 £96,250 +37.50%
West Midlands 0 12 £92,500 +54.16%
Solihull - 11 £90,000 -
Halifax - 10 £95,000 -
Hampshire +12 5 £90,000 +38.46%
Surrey - 5 £100,000 -
Guildford - 5 £100,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £90,000 -
York - 4 £100,000 -
Bradford - 4 £75,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £100,000 -
City of London +49 3 £135,000 +12.50%
North West -3 3 £105,000 -
Manchester - 3 £105,000 -
Leeds +20 2 - -
Scotland +31 1 - -
Berkshire +29 1 £97,500 +21.87%
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
East Midlands +15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £95,000 +5.55%
Croydon +1 1 - -
South West -10 1 £120,000 +220.00%
Birmingham -27 1 £95,000 +58.33%
Gloucestershire - 1 £120,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £95,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £120,000 -

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 38 (26.76%) Process Improvement
3 35 (24.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (22.54%) .NET
5 26 (18.31%) Big Data
6 25 (17.61%) Data Architecture
7 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (16.20%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (16.20%) Retail
9 21 (14.79%) Analytics
10 19 (13.38%) Matrix Management
11 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.68%) Data Management
11 18 (12.68%) TOGAF
11 18 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (12.68%) Java
12 17 (11.97%) Degree
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle
13 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
14 15 (10.56%) .NET Framework
14 15 (10.56%) Tableau
15 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
16 13 (9.15%) SAP
16 13 (9.15%) Data Modelling
16 13 (9.15%) Hadoop
16 13 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (9.15%) Master Data Management
17 12 (8.45%) Matrix Organization

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 (0.70%) Apache
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.82%) Heroku
4 4 (2.82%) PaaS
5 3 (2.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) PABX
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) Big Data
2 23 (16.20%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (9.15%) Hadoop
4 10 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (7.04%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.52%) BigQuery
6 5 (3.52%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) MySQL
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Retail
3 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.45%) Banking
5 6 (4.23%) Back Office
6 5 (3.52%) Marketing
7 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.11%) Front Office
8 3 (2.11%) Online Betting
9 2 (1.41%) Electronics
9 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) .NET
2 15 (10.56%) .NET Framework
3 11 (7.75%) Web Services
4 10 (7.04%) J2EE
4 10 (7.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.45%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.04%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.93%) Taxonomies
6 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.52%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.52%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.11%) User Experience
10 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Unix
2 2 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) Process Improvement
2 35 (24.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (17.61%) Data Architecture
4 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (14.79%) Analytics
6 19 (13.38%) Matrix Management
7 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.68%) Data Management
7 18 (12.68%) TOGAF
8 13 (9.15%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.15%) Master Data Management
9 12 (8.45%) Matrix Organization
10 10 (7.04%) ETL
10 10 (7.04%) Target Operating Model
10 10 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.34%) Product Management
11 9 (6.34%) Quality Management
12 7 (4.93%) Business Process Improvement
12 7 (4.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.68%) Java
2 4 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) ABAP
3 1 (0.70%) COBOL
3 1 (0.70%) R
3 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) NFS
1 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
1 1 (0.70%) Nagios
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle
2 15 (10.56%) Tableau
3 14 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (9.15%) SAP
5 9 (6.34%) Google
5 9 (6.34%) Informatica
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.23%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.52%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.52%) Splunk
9 4 (2.82%) Apigee
9 4 (2.82%) Mashery
9 4 (2.82%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.11%) Casewise
10 3 (2.11%) Marketo
11 2 (1.41%) SunGard
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco
12 1 (0.70%) HP
12 1 (0.70%) Reuters
12 1 (0.70%) VMware
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