The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 896 885
Rank change year-on-year +115 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 61 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.052% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.054% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 43
Median salary £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £70,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £120,000 £117,000
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 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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +76 16 £100,000 - 1
Yorkshire +39 16 £90,000 +8.76% 5
South East +55 11 £82,500 -8.33%
East of England - 6 £85,000 -
South West +30 4 £80,000 +23.07%
West Midlands +39 3 £92,500 +76.19%
North West -16 3 £81,250 -41.96% 1
East Midlands +6 2 - -
Head of Architecture
UK

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

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 England region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 56 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (24.19%) IT Strategy
3 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (16.13%) SOA
5 19 (15.32%) TOGAF
6 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.48%) Finance
7 13 (10.48%) Data Architecture
7 13 (10.48%) Analytics
8 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (9.68%) Scrum
9 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.87%) Degree
9 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.06%) Information Security
11 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
11 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.26%) Marketing
11 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (6.45%) SaaS
12 8 (6.45%) Prototyping
12 8 (6.45%) Retail
13 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
13 7 (5.65%) Network Security
13 7 (5.65%) Project Management
13 7 (5.65%) Data Analytics
13 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (5.65%) Data Centre

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 4 (3.23%) SAS
2 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.45%) SaaS
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.61%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Network Security
2 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Broadband
4 1 (0.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) Big Data
2 5 (4.03%) Data Mart
2 5 (4.03%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
General
1 13 (10.48%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
4 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) Middleware
2 3 (2.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) JSON
3 1 (0.81%) JSR 170
3 1 (0.81%) Kafka
3 1 (0.81%) OSGi
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
3 1 (0.81%) SAML
3 1 (0.81%) Spring
3 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.03%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.23%) PMI
4 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
1 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 30 (24.19%) IT Strategy
3 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.13%) SOA
4 20 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (15.32%) TOGAF
6 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.48%) Analytics
7 13 (10.48%) Data Architecture
8 12 (9.68%) Scrum
9 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (8.87%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.06%) Information Security
11 8 (6.45%) Prototyping
12 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (5.65%) Data Analytics
12 7 (5.65%) Project Management
13 6 (4.84%) ITIL
13 6 (4.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.03%) C
1 5 (4.03%) Java
1 5 (4.03%) Python
1 5 (4.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) APMP
4 2 (1.61%) CISSP
4 2 (1.61%) CLAS
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) MCSD
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CISM
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe
2 4 (3.23%) Brocade
2 4 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.23%) FNZ
2 4 (3.23%) Guidewire
2 4 (3.23%) Juniper
2 4 (3.23%) NetApp
2 4 (3.23%) Palo Alto
2 4 (3.23%) VMware
3 3 (2.42%) hybris
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) comScore
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.81%) Omniture
5 1 (0.81%) webMethods
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