The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 611 639
Rank change year-on-year +37 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 38 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.082% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 25
Median salary £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £95,000 £82,500
10% offered a salary of more than £122,000 £126,000 £156,000
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 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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 33425 35862
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 28 June 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 28 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
City of London +30 3 £107,500 -20.37% 1
Head of Architecture
England

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

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

1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Banking
2 24 (44.44%) IT Strategy
3 23 (42.59%) Retail
3 23 (42.59%) Retail Banking
4 22 (40.74%) Degree
5 20 (37.04%) Investment Banking
5 20 (37.04%) Asset Management
5 20 (37.04%) Wealth Management
6 18 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 18 (33.33%) R
6 18 (33.33%) SDLC
7 15 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
10 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.41%) Firewall
11 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.41%) Big Data
11 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (5.56%) CLAS
12 3 (5.56%) Microservices
12 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (5.56%) Internet of Things

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 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Broadband
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Banking
3 23 (42.59%) Retail
3 23 (42.59%) Retail Banking
4 20 (37.04%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) IT Strategy
2 20 (37.04%) Asset Management
2 20 (37.04%) Wealth Management
3 18 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 18 (33.33%) SDLC
4 15 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 6 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (5.56%) Document Management
9 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Microservices
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) R
2 3 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Go
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) CLAS
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.85%) GCP
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Brocade
1 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.70%) Google
1 2 (3.70%) Juniper
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.70%) NetApp
1 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
1 2 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe
2 1 (1.85%) comScore
2 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
London
UBS
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago