The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Architecture
Rank 861 839 817
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 46 97 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.082% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.087% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 52
Average salary £87,500 £95,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £61,511
10% offered a salary of more than £126,250 £125,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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
102426 111110 103460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.50% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84594 91082 86189
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 8 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Architecture Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Architecture
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 45 £87,500 -10.25% 8
London -6 23 £92,500 -11.90% 5
Birmingham -3 7 £62,500 -8.75%
West Midlands -5 7 £62,500 -8.75%
East of England +19 5 £100,000 -4.76% 1
City of London +14 5 £120,000 +14.28% 3
Luton - 5 £100,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £100,000 -
Yorkshire -3 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £80,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £80,000 -
Chesterfield - 3 £80,000 -
South East +2 2 £93,750 +17.18%
Leeds +8 1 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £97,500 -
Hampshire +4 1 £90,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £110,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £110,000 - 1

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 49 (43.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (30.09%) TOGAF
3 21 (18.58%) Degree
4 20 (17.70%) Zachman Framework
5 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
6 18 (15.93%) Technical Architecture
6 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.04%) SOA
8 16 (14.16%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.16%) .NET
8 16 (14.16%) Finance
8 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (12.39%) Web Services
11 10 (8.85%) SaaS
12 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
12 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.96%) Scrum
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
13 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
13 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
13 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.08%) Information Architecture
13 8 (7.08%) Line Management
14 7 (6.19%) SDLC
14 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
14 7 (6.19%) Mainframe

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Architecture in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) SaaS
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.31%) PaaS
3 6 (5.31%) IaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) SSL
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) 3G
2 2 (1.77%) GSM
2 2 (1.77%) UMTS
2 2 (1.77%) WAN
2 2 (1.77%) SMTP
2 2 (1.77%) 2G
2 2 (1.77%) Network Security
2 2 (1.77%) LTE
2 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.77%) 4G
2 2 (1.77%) MVNO
2 2 (1.77%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) MPLS
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Big Data
2 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.31%) ReSharper
1 6 (5.31%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.65%) Games
6 2 (1.77%) Law
6 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) Web Services
3 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (5.31%) HTML
4 6 (5.31%) CSS
5 5 (4.42%) SOAP
6 3 (2.65%) XML
6 3 (2.65%) LAMP
6 3 (2.65%) Symfony
6 3 (2.65%) jQuery
6 3 (2.65%) REST
6 3 (2.65%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.65%) React
7 2 (1.77%) CSS3
7 2 (1.77%) HTML5
7 2 (1.77%) WCF
7 2 (1.77%) JSON
7 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.77%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.19%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.42%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.77%) Handset
6 2 (1.77%) Telematics
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.88%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
2 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (30.09%) TOGAF
3 20 (17.70%) Zachman Framework
4 18 (15.93%) Technical Architecture
4 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.04%) SOA
6 16 (14.16%) E-Commerce
6 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.96%) ITIL
7 9 (7.96%) Scrum
8 8 (7.08%) Line Management
8 8 (7.08%) Information Architecture
8 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.19%) SDLC
10 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.31%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) Java
2 6 (5.31%) C#
2 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
2 6 (5.31%) TypeScript
3 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 4 (3.54%) SQL
5 3 (2.65%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.65%) PMP
2 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) CISM
3 2 (1.77%) ISSAP
3 2 (1.77%) ISSEP
3 2 (1.77%) CCSP
3 2 (1.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) CCIE
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) COBIT
2 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.65%) QA
4 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) SAP
2 3 (2.65%) Facebook
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco
3 2 (1.77%) IBM
3 2 (1.77%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Apigee
4 1 (0.88%) Mashery
4 1 (0.88%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) NetApp
4 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.88%) webMethods
4 1 (0.88%) InterSystems
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
4 1 (0.88%) hybris
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Generous six figure package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £130,000 to £140,000 per annum Benefits on top & Bonus on top
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £105000 - £140000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HSBC
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago