The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 851 910
Rank change year-on-year +71 +59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 82 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.068% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.071% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 39
Median salary £90,000 £102,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.19% +13.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £124,500 £125,000 £136,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £95,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Architecture in England

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Head of Architecture in England

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Architecture in England

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London +25 38 £110,000 - 3
Yorkshire +20 24 £90,000 -5.26%
South East +59 8 £90,000 -13.25%
West Midlands +18 5 - -
South West +6 3 £135,000 +35.00%
East of England -1 2 £85,000 -13.92%
North West -43 2 - -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 62 (42.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 60 (40.82%) IT Strategy
3 36 (24.49%) Finance
4 27 (18.37%) Retail
5 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (15.65%) Degree
7 23 (15.65%) Banking
7 23 (15.65%) SOA
8 20 (13.61%) TOGAF
8 20 (13.61%) Retail Banking
8 20 (13.61%) SDLC
9 17 (11.56%) Investment Banking
9 17 (11.56%) Wealth Management
9 17 (11.56%) Asset Management
10 16 (10.88%) PRINCE2
10 16 (10.88%) R
10 16 (10.88%) IT Governance
11 14 (9.52%) SAP
12 13 (8.84%) Security Architecture
13 12 (8.16%) Information Security
14 11 (7.48%) Validation
14 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.48%) Logistics
14 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
14 11 (7.48%) Data Architecture
14 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (6.80%) Project Management
15 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
15 10 (6.80%) Oracle

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.68%) CMS
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) SAP EWM
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.68%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
2 6 (4.08%) Network Security
3 4 (2.72%) NAS
3 4 (2.72%) SAN
4 3 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.04%) Internet
4 3 (2.04%) LAN
4 3 (2.04%) WAN
5 2 (1.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) Broadband
6 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) MPLS
6 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.68%) VoIP
6 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) Big Data
2 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.72%) GIS
3 4 (2.72%) Looker
4 2 (1.36%) OLAP
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 27 (18.37%) Retail
3 23 (15.65%) Banking
4 20 (13.61%) Retail Banking
5 17 (11.56%) Investment Banking
6 9 (6.12%) Marketing
7 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.36%) Advertising
8 2 (1.36%) German Language
8 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) Kafka
3 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) STB
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.72%) Linux
2 3 (2.04%) Kali Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 60 (40.82%) IT Strategy
3 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
5 23 (15.65%) SOA
6 20 (13.61%) SDLC
6 20 (13.61%) TOGAF
7 17 (11.56%) Asset Management
7 17 (11.56%) Wealth Management
8 16 (10.88%) IT Governance
8 16 (10.88%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.84%) Security Architecture
10 12 (8.16%) Information Security
11 11 (7.48%) Data Architecture
11 11 (7.48%) Logistics
11 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.48%) Validation
12 10 (6.80%) Project Management
13 9 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) R
2 7 (4.76%) Python
3 6 (4.08%) C
4 4 (2.72%) Perl
5 3 (2.04%) Java
6 2 (1.36%) ABAP
6 2 (1.36%) SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) Go
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) CISSP
2 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) ISSEP
4 3 (2.04%) CLAS
4 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) ISEB
5 2 (1.36%) MCSD
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CISA
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) GIAC
6 1 (0.68%) GISF
6 1 (0.68%) GSEC
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.72%) NIST 800
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) GCP
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) HP Fortify
1 4 (2.72%) Nessus
2 3 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) SAP
2 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.80%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) NetApp
5 5 (3.40%) JDA
5 5 (3.40%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.72%) Epicor
6 4 (2.72%) HP
6 4 (2.72%) QAD
6 4 (2.72%) Veracode
7 3 (2.04%) Brocade
7 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.04%) Juniper
7 3 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.04%) VMware
8 2 (1.36%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco
9 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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