Period
to 23 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of Technical Architecture was £135,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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

Head of Technical Architecture
UK
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1121 1204 -
Rank change year-on-year +83 - +1286
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Technical Architecture 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
UK median annual salary £135,000 £95,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 143,387 170,707 166,187
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.42% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 114,570 140,158 137,905
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Head of Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technical Architecture in the UK

Head of Technical Architecture
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Technical Architecture in the UK

Head of Technical Architecture
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technical Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
England +92 5 £135,000 +42.11%
London +50 5 £135,000 +42.11%

Head of Technical Architecture Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, Head of Technical 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 featuring Head of Technical Architecture in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

Head of Technical Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft