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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 59 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 57 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.59% 2.97% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.10% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 27
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1528 1418 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.22% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1234 1493
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Architect Salary Trend in Cambridge

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 24 (24.74%) C
2 22 (22.68%) Java
2 22 (22.68%) Degree
3 20 (20.62%) Oracle
4 19 (19.59%) TOGAF
4 19 (19.59%) Software Architecture
5 18 (18.56%) C#
5 18 (18.56%) Linux
5 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 16 (16.49%) Windows
8 15 (15.46%) Finance
9 14 (14.43%) SQL
10 13 (13.40%) C++
11 12 (12.37%) Cisco
11 12 (12.37%) Information Security
11 12 (12.37%) Cryptography
12 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
12 11 (11.34%) Data Protection
12 11 (11.34%) VMware
12 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.34%) J2EE
12 11 (11.34%) UNIX
12 11 (11.34%) SAP
13 10 (10.31%) .NET
13 10 (10.31%) ITIL
13 10 (10.31%) IBM
13 10 (10.31%) HP
14 9 (9.28%) Project Management
14 9 (9.28%) Management Information System

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
1 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.19%) CMS
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) TargetLink
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.12%) SaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Internet
1 9 (9.28%) Wireless
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
2 6 (6.19%) MPLS
3 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.15%) LTE
4 4 (4.12%) WAN
5 3 (3.09%) SS7
5 3 (3.09%) INAP
5 3 (3.09%) VoLTE
6 2 (2.06%) VPLS
6 2 (2.06%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.06%) DNS
6 2 (2.06%) OSPF
6 2 (2.06%) BGP
6 2 (2.06%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Subversion
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) NWDS
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.22%) Electronics
4 6 (6.19%) Publishing
4 6 (6.19%) Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.15%) Automotive
6 3 (3.09%) Billing
7 2 (2.06%) Marketing
8 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) J2EE
2 10 (10.31%) .NET
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 5 (5.15%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) SAML
3 5 (5.15%) Middleware
4 3 (3.09%) J2SE
4 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.09%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) WSDL
5 2 (2.06%) CSS
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.06%) RESTful
6 1 (1.03%) HTML5
6 1 (1.03%) REST
6 1 (1.03%) CSS3
6 1 (1.03%) LAMP
6 1 (1.03%) BAPI
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Cryptography
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.19%) E-Learning
6 5 (5.15%) ASIC
6 5 (5.15%) Verilog
6 5 (5.15%) Smartphone
7 4 (4.12%) Physics
7 4 (4.12%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.09%) Clustering
8 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.06%) VHDL
9 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.03%) Open Source
10 1 (1.03%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 16 (16.49%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Solaris
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) TOGAF
1 19 (19.59%) Software Architecture
2 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.37%) Information Security
5 11 (11.34%) Data Protection
6 10 (10.31%) ITIL
7 9 (9.28%) Project Management
7 9 (9.28%) Product Management
8 8 (8.25%) UML
8 8 (8.25%) CRM
8 8 (8.25%) Requirements Management
8 8 (8.25%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.19%) Line Management
10 6 (6.19%) OO
11 5 (5.15%) Identity Management
11 5 (5.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) C
2 22 (22.68%) Java
3 18 (18.56%) C#
4 14 (14.43%) SQL
5 13 (13.40%) C++
6 8 (8.25%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.06%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.06%) ABAP
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Postgraduate
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.15%) CISSP
5 4 (4.12%) JNCIA
5 4 (4.12%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) CCDP
6 2 (2.06%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.06%) CCIE
6 2 (2.06%) CCNP
6 2 (2.06%) CCIP
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) vSphere
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) Cisco
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.34%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) SAP
4 10 (10.31%) HP
4 10 (10.31%) IBM
5 6 (6.19%) Juniper
5 6 (6.19%) NetApp
5 6 (6.19%) 3PAR
6 5 (5.15%) Altiris
6 5 (5.15%) Synopsys
7 3 (3.09%) Google
7 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.09%) Sun
8 2 (2.06%) Redback
9 1 (1.03%) PTC
9 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.03%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.03%) Ariba
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