The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 44 43 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 95 85 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.98% 4.98% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 5.21% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 27
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £64,700
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1849 1630 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 95.49% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 1338 1485
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Architect Salary Trend in Bristol

Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 59 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 46 (21.70%) Finance
4 43 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (19.81%) TOGAF
6 35 (16.51%) IBM
7 32 (15.09%) UML
8 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
8 30 (14.15%) ITIL
8 30 (14.15%) Legal
9 27 (12.74%) Open Source
10 26 (12.26%) Windows
10 26 (12.26%) Java
11 25 (11.79%) Oracle
11 25 (11.79%) HP
11 25 (11.79%) VMware
12 23 (10.85%) Matrix Management
13 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
13 22 (10.38%) Cisco
13 22 (10.38%) Citrix
14 21 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (9.91%) Banking
15 20 (9.43%) Use Case
15 20 (9.43%) SOA
16 19 (8.96%) BPMN
16 19 (8.96%) Change Control
17 18 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (8.49%) Supply Chain Management
17 18 (8.49%) Military
18 17 (8.02%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.94%) Lync
5 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
1 2 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.13%) Firewall
2 11 (5.19%) Wireless
3 9 (4.25%) SAN
4 7 (3.30%) NAS
5 4 (1.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) MPLS
6 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.36%) QlikView
4 4 (1.89%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.47%) OLTP
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Ant
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 46 (21.70%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Legal
3 21 (9.91%) Banking
4 18 (8.49%) Military
5 11 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.77%) Retail
7 7 (3.30%) Law
7 7 (3.30%) Advertising
7 7 (3.30%) Marketing
7 7 (3.30%) Back Office
8 5 (2.36%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.36%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.94%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) XML
2 14 (6.60%) .NET
3 12 (5.66%) HTML
4 11 (5.19%) Middleware
4 11 (5.19%) jQuery
5 10 (4.72%) Spring
5 10 (4.72%) JSF
6 7 (3.30%) Web Services
7 6 (2.83%) WCF
7 6 (2.83%) CSS
7 6 (2.83%) HTML5
8 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.36%) Ajax
9 3 (1.42%) PostGIS
10 2 (0.94%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.94%) J2EE
11 1 (0.47%) EJB
11 1 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.47%) WPF
11 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.74%) Open Source
2 15 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.72%) User Experience
4 10 (4.72%) Clustering
4 10 (4.72%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.72%) Life Science
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.83%) GIS
7 6 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.83%) IVR
7 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.36%) BBC
8 5 (2.36%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.42%) Social Media
10 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.26%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.89%) UNIX
4 2 (0.94%) AIX
4 2 (0.94%) Solaris
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.81%) TOGAF
3 32 (15.09%) UML
4 30 (14.15%) ITIL
5 23 (10.85%) Matrix Management
6 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
7 20 (9.43%) SOA
7 20 (9.43%) Use Case
8 19 (8.96%) BPMN
8 19 (8.96%) Change Control
9 18 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (8.49%) Supply Chain Management
10 16 (7.55%) Coaching
11 14 (6.60%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.13%) Asset Management
12 13 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (6.13%) MODAF
13 11 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) Java
2 12 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.30%) PHP
3 7 (3.30%) Ruby
4 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.83%) SQL
4 6 (2.83%) C#
5 2 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.47%) Scala
6 1 (0.47%) Clojure
6 1 (0.47%) Golang
Qualifications
1 59 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.55%) Degree
4 10 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.77%) MCP
6 7 (3.30%) ISEB
7 2 (0.94%) GIAC
7 2 (0.94%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
7 2 (0.94%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CITP
8 1 (0.47%) VCP4
8 1 (0.47%) CCIE
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.77%) XenApp
4 8 (3.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.83%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) ARCserve
1 4 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.94%) Puppet
2 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.94%) OpenView
2 2 (0.94%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 35 (16.51%) IBM
2 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.79%) Oracle
3 25 (11.79%) HP
3 25 (11.79%) VMware
4 22 (10.38%) Cisco
4 22 (10.38%) Citrix
5 17 (8.02%) Juniper
6 11 (5.19%) Symantec
6 11 (5.19%) F5
7 9 (4.25%) EMC
7 9 (4.25%) SAP
8 6 (2.83%) NetApp
8 6 (2.83%) ESRI
9 5 (2.36%) BT
9 5 (2.36%) RedPrairie
9 5 (2.36%) Nokia
9 5 (2.36%) Siemens
9 5 (2.36%) Toshiba
9 5 (2.36%) CheckPoint
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