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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 101 52 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.39% 3.04% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 3.22% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 35 87
Average salary £57,863 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.63% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,600 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1788 1615 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 94.39% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1419 1330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Bristol

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 56 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 44 (22.92%) Finance
4 38 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 34 (17.71%) Degree
7 33 (17.19%) ITIL
8 31 (16.15%) UML
9 28 (14.58%) VMware
10 27 (14.06%) Windows
11 25 (13.02%) Cisco
11 25 (13.02%) TOGAF
12 24 (12.50%) Legal
13 23 (11.98%) Citrix
13 23 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (11.46%) Business Analysis
15 21 (10.94%) Java
16 19 (9.90%) Project Management
17 17 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (8.85%) Juniper
17 17 (8.85%) IBM
17 17 (8.85%) Active Directory
17 17 (8.85%) Computer Science
17 17 (8.85%) Matrix Management
18 16 (8.33%) SOA
18 16 (8.33%) GIS
19 15 (7.81%) BPMN
19 15 (7.81%) Software Architecture
20 14 (7.29%) Military
20 14 (7.29%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 12 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.21%) Apache ServiceMix
3 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2000
4 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.60%) Lync
6 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.52%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) Firewall
2 12 (6.25%) Wireless
3 7 (3.65%) SAN
4 5 (2.60%) NAS
5 2 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.04%) Intranet
5 2 (1.04%) MPLS
5 2 (1.04%) Network Security
5 2 (1.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) QlikView
4 1 (0.52%) OLAP
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) OLTP
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.21%) Maven
2 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
General
1 44 (22.92%) Finance
2 24 (12.50%) Legal
3 14 (7.29%) Military
4 7 (3.65%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.13%) Back Office
6 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.08%) Banking
7 4 (2.08%) Marketing
8 3 (1.56%) Retail
8 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 2 (1.04%) Electronics
9 2 (1.04%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.77%) Web Services
2 12 (6.25%) .NET
3 10 (5.21%) Middleware
3 10 (5.21%) OSGi
4 6 (3.13%) Spring
5 4 (2.08%) XML
6 3 (1.56%) jQuery
7 2 (1.04%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.04%) HTML
7 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.04%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.04%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) WPF
8 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.52%) Ajax
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Java EE
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.33%) GIS
3 10 (5.21%) Open Source
4 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.65%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.60%) Clustering
6 5 (2.60%) IVR
6 5 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.56%) Life Science
8 2 (1.04%) DTV
8 2 (1.04%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) ASIC
9 1 (0.52%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.06%) Windows
2 6 (3.13%) UNIX
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.56%) Linux
4 3 (1.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.04%) Solaris
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.19%) ITIL
3 31 (16.15%) UML
4 25 (13.02%) TOGAF
5 22 (11.46%) Business Analysis
6 19 (9.90%) Project Management
7 17 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (8.85%) Matrix Management
8 16 (8.33%) SOA
9 15 (7.81%) BPMN
9 15 (7.81%) Software Architecture
10 14 (7.29%) Service Management
11 13 (6.77%) Service Delivery
11 13 (6.77%) Scrum
12 12 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (6.25%) Network Design
12 12 (6.25%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.73%) Change Control
13 11 (5.73%) Risk Management
13 11 (5.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.94%) Java
2 8 (4.17%) C
2 8 (4.17%) C#
3 7 (3.65%) SQL
4 5 (2.60%) C++
4 5 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.08%) Python
5 4 (2.08%) Fortran
5 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.04%) F#
8 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 56 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 34 (17.71%) Degree
4 7 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.65%) MCP
5 3 (1.56%) ISEB
5 3 (1.56%) CISSP
5 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.04%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) CCIE
7 1 (0.52%) CCNP
7 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) COBIT
1 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.65%) XenApp
5 7 (3.65%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) ARCserve
1 3 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.56%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.04%) WSUS
2 2 (1.04%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) OpenView
2 2 (1.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 36 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.58%) VMware
3 25 (13.02%) Cisco
4 23 (11.98%) Citrix
5 17 (8.85%) Juniper
5 17 (8.85%) IBM
6 13 (6.77%) F5
7 11 (5.73%) Oracle
8 9 (4.69%) ESRI
9 8 (4.17%) HP
10 7 (3.65%) Symantec
11 5 (2.60%) EMC
12 3 (1.56%) SAP
12 3 (1.56%) NetApp
12 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.56%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.04%) Remedy
13 2 (1.04%) Sophos
13 2 (1.04%) BMC
14 1 (0.52%) Mapinfo
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
DAS Services
Posted: 7 days ago