The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Architecture
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 266 314
Rank change year-on-year +35 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.042% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.044% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Median salary £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £87,750 £85,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Architecture in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the City of London.

Salary trend for Head of Architecture in the City of London

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the City of London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics Management

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
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