Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Head of Architecture was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 January 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 511 522 598
Rank change year-on-year +11 +76 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 25 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 32
South East median annual salary £85,000 £92,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +25.42% -18.06%
10th Percentile £72,625 £81,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £104,625 £97,000
England median annual salary £85,000 £95,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,617 30,708 39,644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.86% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24,735 25,475 33,557
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Thames Valley +16 8 £80,500 -16.36%
Surrey +7 7 £85,000 -15.00%
Berkshire +31 6 £85,000 -12.82%
East Sussex - 6 £105,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £85,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £80,500 -15.26%
Hampshire -21 2 £82,500 -8.33%
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) IT Strategy
2 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (24.00%) SaaS
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) IaaS
6 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) PMI
7 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Content Management
9 2 (8.00%) MCITP
9 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.00%) QA
9 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (8.00%) MCSE

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) IaaS
1 6 (24.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) PMI
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) IT Strategy
2 14 (56.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.00%) Content Management
8 2 (8.00%) EAM
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) R
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica