Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £117,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 754 845
Rank change year-on-year +6 +91 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 87 83 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 75 29 52
London median annual salary £117,500 £105,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £78,000 £76,000 £76,375
90th Percentile £151,500 £139,000 £136,625
England median annual salary £105,000 £90,000 £105,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%

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 68,361 69,588 80,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.27% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,610 56,533 69,424
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -31 10 £102,500 -2.38% 1
West London +19 2 - - 1
East London - 2 £108,750 -
North London +3 1 £72,000 -28.00%
Head of Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Head of Architecture job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 33 (37.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (31.03%) IT Strategy
3 23 (26.44%) TOGAF
4 22 (25.29%) Finance
5 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (14.94%) Migration
8 12 (13.79%) Cisco
8 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (12.64%) LAN
9 11 (12.64%) WAN
9 11 (12.64%) SOA
9 11 (12.64%) Back Office
10 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.49%) Network Architecture
11 9 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (10.34%) Microservices
12 8 (9.20%) SaaS
12 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.20%) CRM
12 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.20%) IT Governance
12 8 (9.20%) Data Architecture
13 7 (8.05%) NGN
13 7 (8.05%) Degree
13 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
13 7 (8.05%) Retail
13 7 (8.05%) Zachman Framework

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 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) Ethereum
2 2 (2.30%) Hyperledger
2 2 (2.30%) Predix
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) SaaS
4 7 (8.05%) IaaS
4 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 3 (3.45%) Office 365
6 2 (2.30%) CodePlex
6 2 (2.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (2.30%) GitHub
6 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.30%) SAP Leonardo
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) LAN
1 11 (12.64%) WAN
2 7 (8.05%) NGN
3 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.75%) VoIP
4 5 (5.75%) Wireless
5 4 (4.60%) DHCP
5 4 (4.60%) DNS
5 4 (4.60%) MPLS
6 2 (2.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) Blockchain
2 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.30%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.30%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) ERwin
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.30%) Selenium
1 2 (2.30%) Subversion
1 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Back Office
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) Kafka
3 3 (3.45%) Node.js
3 3 (3.45%) WCF
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) CSS3
4 2 (2.30%) jQuery
4 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.15%) FpML
5 1 (1.15%) JSON
5 1 (1.15%) REST
5 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Smart Meter
3 6 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.60%) Fintech
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) Robotics
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
1 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 27 (31.03%) IT Strategy
3 23 (26.44%) TOGAF
4 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.94%) Migration
6 11 (12.64%) SOA
7 10 (11.49%) Network Architecture
8 9 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (10.34%) Microservices
8 9 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.20%) CRM
9 8 (9.20%) Data Architecture
9 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.20%) IT Governance
9 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.05%) SDLC
10 7 (8.05%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (6.90%) Business Transformation
11 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) R
3 3 (3.45%) Ruby
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) C
4 2 (2.30%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) Clojure
4 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft R
4 2 (2.30%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Scala
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CISM
3 2 (2.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) PMO
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) COSO
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Ansible
1 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.15%) Kibana
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) Google
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.30%) Demandware
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) RapidMiner
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) MapR
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle
8 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.15%) Talend