The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.19% 1.32% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.36% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £58,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.15% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.81% 96.71% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 93
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Architect
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Belfast region.

Architect Salary Trend in Belfast

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) SMPP
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) WSO2
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMPP
1 2 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft