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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 45 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 87 52 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.80% 3.28% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 3.51% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 77
Average salary £58,225 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1733 1480 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.32% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1315 1290
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 44 (21.05%) Finance
4 42 (20.10%) Microsoft
5 41 (19.62%) Degree
6 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (15.79%) Windows
8 31 (14.83%) UML
8 31 (14.83%) Java
9 30 (14.35%) ITIL
10 29 (13.88%) Project Management
11 28 (13.40%) Legal
12 25 (11.96%) Computer Science
13 22 (10.53%) Business Analysis
13 22 (10.53%) GIS
13 22 (10.53%) Citrix
14 21 (10.05%) TOGAF
14 21 (10.05%) Scrum
15 20 (9.57%) VMware
16 19 (9.09%) TDD
16 19 (9.09%) Cisco
16 19 (9.09%) SOA
17 18 (8.61%) SharePoint
17 18 (8.61%) Web Services
18 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
18 17 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
19 16 (7.66%) BPMN
19 16 (7.66%) Software Architecture
19 16 (7.66%) Waterfall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.18%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (2.39%) Lync
7 3 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.22%) MS Office
3 12 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) Firewall
2 9 (4.31%) Wireless
3 4 (1.91%) SAN
4 3 (1.44%) Network Security
5 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) DWDM
6 1 (0.48%) MPLS
6 1 (0.48%) OSPF
6 1 (0.48%) BGP
6 1 (0.48%) ISDN
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) DHCP
6 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.48%) SNMP
6 1 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) VLAN
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.18%) Maven
3 5 (2.39%) MSI
3 5 (2.39%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
General
1 44 (21.05%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Legal
3 12 (5.74%) Military
4 8 (3.83%) Marketing
5 7 (3.35%) Law
5 7 (3.35%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
7 5 (2.39%) Banking
8 4 (1.91%) Automotive
9 3 (1.44%) Electronics
9 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.96%) Retail
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
11 1 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.61%) Web Services
2 15 (7.18%) .NET
2 15 (7.18%) OSGi
3 13 (6.22%) Middleware
4 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.83%) Spring
5 3 (1.44%) XML
5 3 (1.44%) jQuery
5 3 (1.44%) HTML
6 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.96%) HTML5
6 2 (0.96%) PostGIS
6 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.96%) CSS
7 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.48%) XSD
7 1 (0.48%) XSLT
7 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.53%) GIS
3 16 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.74%) Open Source
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.91%) Clustering
9 3 (1.44%) Human Factors
9 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.44%) DTV
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) ASIC
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.39%) UNIX
5 3 (1.44%) AIX
5 3 (1.44%) Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.83%) UML
3 30 (14.35%) ITIL
4 29 (13.88%) Project Management
5 22 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 21 (10.05%) TOGAF
6 21 (10.05%) Scrum
7 19 (9.09%) TDD
7 19 (9.09%) SOA
8 16 (7.66%) BPMN
8 16 (7.66%) Software Architecture
8 16 (7.66%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (6.22%) Matrix Management
11 13 (6.22%) Service Delivery
12 12 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.26%) Network Design
14 10 (4.78%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.83%) Java
2 15 (7.18%) C#
3 12 (5.74%) SQL
4 8 (3.83%) C
5 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.87%) C++
7 4 (1.91%) Python
7 4 (1.91%) Fortran
7 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.96%) F#
10 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (19.62%) Degree
4 6 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.87%) MCP
5 3 (1.44%) CISSP
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.96%) MCSE
6 2 (0.96%) PhD
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) CCDP
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) MCT
7 1 (0.48%) CISA
7 1 (0.48%) CISM
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.91%) COBIT
1 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.13%) Active Directory
1 17 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.31%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.87%) XenApp
4 6 (2.87%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.44%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 2 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.53%) Citrix
3 20 (9.57%) VMware
4 19 (9.09%) Cisco
5 12 (5.74%) ESRI
6 11 (5.26%) F5
7 10 (4.78%) Juniper
8 7 (3.35%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle
10 5 (2.39%) Adobe
10 5 (2.39%) Altiris
10 5 (2.39%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.44%) Symantec
11 3 (1.44%) SAP
11 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.96%) Remedy
12 2 (0.96%) Sophos
13 1 (0.48%) HP
13 1 (0.48%) Omniture
13 1 (0.48%) Google
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