The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Architecture
England / London
Rank 573 638 629
Rank change year-on-year +65 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 15 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.045% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 22
Median salary £100,000 £100,000 £101,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £75,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £120,000 £119,750
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £88,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Architecture in London

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Head of Architecture in London

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Architecture in London

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +49 1 £85,000 -10.52%
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 18 (38.30%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 8 (17.02%) Data Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Big Data
6 6 (12.77%) Marketing
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Retail
6 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.64%) Internet
7 5 (10.64%) Middleware
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.64%) Python
7 5 (10.64%) Banking
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 5 (10.64%) Data Mart
7 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Internet of Things
7 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
7 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (8.51%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (8.51%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics Management

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (8.51%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.13%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Broadband
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 5 (10.64%) Data Mart
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) JSR 170
2 1 (2.13%) OSGi
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Internet of Things
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.13%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Analytics
4 8 (17.02%) Data Architecture
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics Management
7 4 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (8.51%) IT Strategy
7 4 (8.51%) Product Management
7 4 (8.51%) Prototyping
7 4 (8.51%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Python
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) CLAS
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Brocade
1 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
1 4 (8.51%) FNZ
1 4 (8.51%) Guidewire
1 4 (8.51%) Juniper
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.51%) NetApp
1 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
1 4 (8.51%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) comScore
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) hybris
3 1 (2.13%) Omniture
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mccabe & Barton
Salary: £100,000 per annum - circa £100K plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago