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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 38 43 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 114 90 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.85% 5.26% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 5.51% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 67 30
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £68,200
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
1882 1633 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 95.39% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1352 1458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 57 (25.91%) SC Cleared
3 47 (21.36%) Finance
4 46 (20.91%) TOGAF
5 38 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (16.82%) UML
7 36 (16.36%) IBM
8 35 (15.91%) ITIL
8 35 (15.91%) Legal
9 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 32 (14.55%) Windows
11 30 (13.64%) VMware
12 28 (12.73%) SOA
13 27 (12.27%) Java
13 27 (12.27%) Matrix Management
14 26 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (11.36%) Oracle
16 24 (10.91%) Service Delivery
16 24 (10.91%) Citrix
16 24 (10.91%) Cisco
16 24 (10.91%) Open Source
17 23 (10.45%) BPMN
18 22 (10.00%) Use Case
18 22 (10.00%) HP
19 21 (9.55%) Military
19 21 (9.55%) Change Control
20 20 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
20 20 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
21 19 (8.64%) Degree
21 19 (8.64%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
2 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.91%) Lync
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.45%) JBoss
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
2 2 (0.91%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.82%) Firewall
2 13 (5.91%) Wireless
3 8 (3.64%) SAN
4 7 (3.18%) NAS
5 3 (1.36%) Internet
6 2 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.91%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.27%) QlikView
3 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) OLTP
5 1 (0.45%) OLAP
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.45%) Ant
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) Gradle
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (21.36%) Finance
2 35 (15.91%) Legal
3 21 (9.55%) Military
4 13 (5.91%) Banking
5 8 (3.64%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.18%) Back Office
6 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.18%) Law
7 5 (2.27%) Retail
7 5 (2.27%) Marketing
8 4 (1.82%) Advertising
9 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) .NET
2 14 (6.36%) XML
3 12 (5.45%) Web Services
4 11 (5.00%) jQuery
5 10 (4.55%) HTML
5 10 (4.55%) Middleware
6 9 (4.09%) JSF
7 8 (3.64%) Spring
8 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.27%) CSS
8 5 (2.27%) Ajax
8 5 (2.27%) WCF
8 5 (2.27%) HTML5
9 3 (1.36%) PostGIS
10 2 (0.91%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.91%) J2EE
11 1 (0.45%) EJB
11 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Open Source
2 16 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.55%) Clustering
3 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.09%) User Experience
4 9 (4.09%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.09%) Life Science
5 8 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.73%) IVR
8 5 (2.27%) GIS
8 5 (2.27%) Copywriting
8 5 (2.27%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.82%) BBC
10 3 (1.36%) Social Media
11 2 (0.91%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.45%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.55%) Windows
2 11 (5.00%) Linux
3 6 (2.73%) UNIX
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.91%) AIX
4 2 (0.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.91%) TOGAF
2 38 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.82%) UML
4 35 (15.91%) ITIL
5 28 (12.73%) SOA
6 27 (12.27%) Matrix Management
7 24 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 23 (10.45%) BPMN
9 22 (10.00%) Use Case
10 21 (9.55%) Change Control
11 20 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
11 20 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.27%) Coaching
14 15 (6.82%) MODAF
14 15 (6.82%) Asset Management
15 13 (5.91%) Service Management
15 13 (5.91%) Network Design
16 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.27%) Java
2 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.09%) C#
4 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.64%) SQL
5 6 (2.73%) Ruby
5 6 (2.73%) PHP
6 3 (1.36%) Python
7 2 (0.91%) F#
7 2 (0.91%) C++
7 2 (0.91%) C
7 2 (0.91%) Fortran
7 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 65 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 57 (25.91%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.64%) Degree
4 12 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.55%) MCP
6 9 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.73%) ISEB
8 2 (0.91%) CITP
8 2 (0.91%) GIAC
8 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.91%) MCSE
8 2 (0.91%) MCSA
8 2 (0.91%) PhD
8 2 (0.91%) CISSP
8 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.45%) XenApp
3 12 (5.45%) Terminal Services
4 11 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.73%) NetBackup
1 6 (2.73%) Backup Exec
1 6 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (2.73%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.91%) OpenView
2 2 (0.91%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 36 (16.36%) IBM
2 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (13.64%) VMware
4 25 (11.36%) Oracle
5 24 (10.91%) Citrix
5 24 (10.91%) Cisco
6 22 (10.00%) HP
7 19 (8.64%) Juniper
8 13 (5.91%) Symantec
8 13 (5.91%) F5
9 9 (4.09%) EMC
10 7 (3.18%) SAP
11 6 (2.73%) NetApp
12 5 (2.27%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.27%) ESRI
12 5 (2.27%) RedPrairie
13 4 (1.82%) Toshiba
13 4 (1.82%) BT
13 4 (1.82%) Nokia
13 4 (1.82%) Siemens
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