Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 792 848
Rank change year-on-year +72 +56 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 120 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.085% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.089% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 32 63 67
London median annual salary £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £76,375 £80,500 £78,250
90th Percentile £136,750 £142,500 £137,750
England median annual salary £87,500 £100,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -6.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Head of Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Head of Architecture in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +9 4 £110,000 -18.52%
South London +4 3 £110,000 +8.64%
West London +11 1 £107,500 +43.33%
Head of Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 91 (75.83%) Finance
2 87 (72.50%) Banking
2 87 (72.50%) IT Strategy
3 75 (62.50%) Retail Banking
4 74 (61.67%) Degree
5 69 (57.50%) Wealth Management
5 69 (57.50%) Asset Management
5 69 (57.50%) Investment Banking
6 61 (50.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 51 (42.50%) TOGAF
8 45 (37.50%) Management Information System
9 42 (35.00%) Computer Science
10 41 (34.17%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (31.67%) Analytical Thinking
12 37 (30.83%) Computer Science Degree
13 35 (29.17%) IT Governance
14 34 (28.33%) SDLC
15 32 (26.67%) R
16 11 (9.17%) Data Architecture
17 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (7.50%) Security Architecture
19 8 (6.67%) People Management
20 7 (5.83%) Big Data
20 7 (5.83%) Retail
21 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
21 6 (5.00%) Data Modelling
21 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
21 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
22 5 (4.17%) SABSA
22 5 (4.17%) Risk Management

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) DataSynapse
2 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.83%) Datadog
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Firewall
1 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (0.83%) LAN
1 1 (0.83%) Network Security
1 1 (0.83%) VLAN
1 1 (0.83%) VPN
1 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) Big Data
2 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.67%) Looker
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) OLAP
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 91 (75.83%) Finance
2 87 (72.50%) Banking
3 75 (62.50%) Retail Banking
4 69 (57.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.83%) Retail
6 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) .NET
1 2 (1.67%) Node.js
2 1 (0.83%) Java EE
2 1 (0.83%) React
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 42 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 41 (34.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Fintech
4 3 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.67%) EPoS
5 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Linux
1 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (72.50%) IT Strategy
2 69 (57.50%) Asset Management
2 69 (57.50%) Wealth Management
3 61 (50.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 51 (42.50%) TOGAF
5 38 (31.67%) Analytical Thinking
6 35 (29.17%) IT Governance
7 34 (28.33%) SDLC
8 11 (9.17%) Data Architecture
9 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.50%) Security Architecture
11 8 (6.67%) People Management
12 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.17%) SABSA
14 4 (3.33%) Data Governance
14 4 (3.33%) Data Transformation
14 4 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) R
2 4 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.67%) SQL
5 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) Go
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (61.67%) Degree
2 37 (30.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (2.50%) CGEIT
4 3 (2.50%) CISA
4 3 (2.50%) CISM
4 3 (2.50%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.67%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) GCP
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.83%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle
2 2 (1.67%) SAP
2 2 (1.67%) Teradata
2 2 (1.67%) Workday
3 1 (0.83%) Google
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.83%) TIBCO