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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 47 69 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 88 49 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.77% 3.15% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 3.36% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 87
Average salary £57,863 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.63% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.81%
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
1764 1458 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.71% 93.64% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1288 1298
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 £53,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 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 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.21%) SC Cleared
3 48 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (22.82%) Finance
5 41 (19.90%) Degree
6 38 (18.45%) Microsoft
7 34 (16.50%) Windows
8 32 (15.53%) UML
9 30 (14.56%) ITIL
9 30 (14.56%) Java
10 27 (13.11%) Legal
11 25 (12.14%) Computer Science
12 23 (11.17%) VMware
12 23 (11.17%) Business Analysis
12 23 (11.17%) Project Management
12 23 (11.17%) GIS
12 23 (11.17%) Citrix
13 22 (10.68%) Cisco
13 22 (10.68%) TOGAF
14 21 (10.19%) Scrum
15 20 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (9.22%) TDD
17 18 (8.74%) SharePoint
17 18 (8.74%) SOA
17 18 (8.74%) Web Services
18 17 (8.25%) Active Directory
19 16 (7.77%) Software Architecture
19 16 (7.77%) Git (software)
19 16 (7.77%) BPMN
20 15 (7.28%) Continuous Integration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.28%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.28%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2000
5 7 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.43%) Lync
7 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.97%) IIS
8 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) Firewall
2 11 (5.34%) Wireless
3 4 (1.94%) SAN
4 3 (1.46%) Network Security
5 2 (0.97%) Intranet
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) SNMP
6 1 (0.49%) ISDN
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) BGP
6 1 (0.49%) DWDM
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) OSPF
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.43%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.28%) Maven
2 15 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.94%) MSI
4 3 (1.46%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 27 (13.11%) Legal
3 13 (6.31%) Military
4 7 (3.40%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
5 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Law
6 5 (2.43%) Banking
7 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.94%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.97%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.74%) Web Services
2 15 (7.28%) .NET
2 15 (7.28%) OSGi
3 13 (6.31%) Middleware
4 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.88%) Spring
5 4 (1.94%) jQuery
6 3 (1.46%) HTML
6 3 (1.46%) XML
6 3 (1.46%) PostGIS
7 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.97%) HTML5
7 2 (0.97%) CSS
8 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.49%) Java EE
8 1 (0.49%) WCF
8 1 (0.49%) WPF
8 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.14%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.17%) GIS
3 14 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.80%) Open Source
4 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.40%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.43%) Clustering
7 5 (2.43%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.94%) User Experience
8 4 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.46%) Human Factors
9 3 (1.46%) DTV
10 1 (0.49%) IVR
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) ASIC
10 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.50%) Windows
2 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.91%) UNIX
5 3 (1.46%) AIX
5 3 (1.46%) Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.53%) UML
3 30 (14.56%) ITIL
4 23 (11.17%) Business Analysis
4 23 (11.17%) Project Management
5 22 (10.68%) TOGAF
6 21 (10.19%) Scrum
7 19 (9.22%) TDD
8 18 (8.74%) SOA
9 16 (7.77%) Software Architecture
9 16 (7.77%) BPMN
10 15 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.28%) Matrix Management
10 15 (7.28%) Waterfall
11 14 (6.80%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.31%) Network Design
12 13 (6.31%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (5.83%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.56%) Java
2 15 (7.28%) C#
3 11 (5.34%) SQL
4 8 (3.88%) C
4 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.91%) C++
6 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.94%) Python
6 4 (1.94%) Fortran
7 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) F#
9 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.21%) SC Cleared
3 41 (19.90%) Degree
4 7 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.40%) MCP
5 3 (1.46%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.97%) CCNP
6 2 (0.97%) PhD
6 2 (0.97%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) MCT
7 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.49%) CCDP
7 1 (0.49%) CCIE
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.94%) COBIT
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.85%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.40%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.40%) XenApp
6 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (1.94%) ARCserve
1 4 (1.94%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.97%) WSUS
2 2 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.17%) VMware
2 23 (11.17%) Citrix
3 22 (10.68%) Cisco
4 13 (6.31%) ESRI
4 13 (6.31%) F5
5 12 (5.83%) Juniper
6 8 (3.88%) IBM
7 6 (2.91%) Oracle
8 5 (2.43%) Symantec
9 4 (1.94%) SAP
9 4 (1.94%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.94%) Altiris
10 3 (1.46%) Adobe
10 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) Remedy
11 2 (0.97%) Sophos
12 1 (0.49%) Alterian
12 1 (0.49%) Omniture
12 1 (0.49%) Google
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