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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 71 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.65% 3.59% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.72% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 47
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
1687 1425 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.26% 96.54% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1146 1499
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
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 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 18 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 27 (28.13%) Degree
2 26 (27.08%) C
3 25 (26.04%) C#
4 23 (23.96%) Software Architecture
5 21 (21.88%) TOGAF
5 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 19 (19.79%) SAP
6 19 (19.79%) Computer Science
7 18 (18.75%) Finance
8 16 (16.67%) Oracle
9 15 (15.63%) Java
9 15 (15.63%) SQL
9 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.63%) Information Security
9 15 (15.63%) Data Protection
10 14 (14.58%) Linux
11 13 (13.54%) UML
11 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
12 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 12 (12.50%) Cryptography
12 12 (12.50%) Requirements Management
13 11 (11.46%) Mathematics
13 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
13 11 (11.46%) Internet
13 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
13 11 (11.46%) C++
13 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.46%) J2EE
14 10 (10.42%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.13%) IIS
3 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) TargetLink
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Internet
2 10 (10.42%) Kerberos
3 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) Firewall
4 6 (6.25%) Wireless
4 6 (6.25%) VPLS
4 6 (6.25%) MPLS
4 6 (6.25%) OSPF
4 6 (6.25%) BGP
4 6 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 3 (3.13%) VoIP
5 3 (3.13%) WAN
5 3 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) 3G
6 1 (1.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
1 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
1 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Subversion
2 3 (3.13%) LLVM
2 3 (3.13%) GCC
3 1 (1.04%) NWDS
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Electronics
5 6 (6.25%) Publishing
6 5 (5.21%) Automotive
7 3 (3.13%) Marketing
8 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) J2EE
2 10 (10.42%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) SAML
3 6 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.17%) Web Services
5 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.08%) Middleware
6 2 (2.08%) CSS
6 2 (2.08%) SOAP
6 2 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (1.04%) XSLT
7 1 (1.04%) EDI
7 1 (1.04%) LAMP
7 1 (1.04%) BAPI
7 1 (1.04%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.04%) HTML5
7 1 (1.04%) REST
7 1 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 11 (11.46%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) E-Learning
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Physics
5 5 (5.21%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.13%) ASIC
7 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.08%) Verilog
8 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) VHDL
9 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.04%) Open Source
9 1 (1.04%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) UNIX
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Software Architecture
2 21 (21.88%) TOGAF
2 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.63%) Information Security
3 15 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.63%) Data Protection
4 13 (13.54%) UML
5 12 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 10 (10.42%) Identity Management
6 10 (10.42%) BPMN
7 9 (9.38%) Product Management
8 8 (8.33%) CRM
9 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) Quality Management
9 6 (6.25%) Scrum
9 6 (6.25%) Network Design
9 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.21%) Line Management
10 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.21%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) C
2 25 (26.04%) C#
3 15 (15.63%) Java
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) C++
5 9 (9.38%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) ABAP
8 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) CISSP
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.25%) JNCIE
4 6 (6.25%) CCIE
4 6 (6.25%) CCNP
4 6 (6.25%) CCIP
4 6 (6.25%) CCDP
5 5 (5.21%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) QEMU
2 3 (3.13%) KVM
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) SAP
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Citrix
4 6 (6.25%) Juniper
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
4 6 (6.25%) Cognizant
4 6 (6.25%) Redback
5 3 (3.13%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (2.08%) Synopsys
7 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.04%) Marketo
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Ariba
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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