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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 73 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 44 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.39% 1.88% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.02% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 38
Average salary £72,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £43,756 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
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
1733 1485 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.13% 93.28% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1298 1611
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (32.18%) Oracle
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
4 22 (25.29%) SAP
5 20 (22.99%) Telecoms
6 19 (21.84%) TOGAF
6 19 (21.84%) Finance
7 18 (20.69%) Linux
8 16 (18.39%) J2EE
9 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
9 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 14 (16.09%) Active Directory
10 14 (16.09%) UML
11 13 (14.94%) MySQL
12 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.79%) Requirements Management
13 11 (12.64%) Internet
13 11 (12.64%) SQL
13 11 (12.64%) Python
14 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.49%) Web Services
14 10 (11.49%) SOA
15 9 (10.34%) Information Security
15 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (10.34%) Identity Management
15 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
15 9 (10.34%) UNIX
15 9 (10.34%) PHP
15 9 (10.34%) Data Protection

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (8.05%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.30%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Internet
2 8 (9.20%) Kerberos
3 7 (8.05%) Wireless
4 6 (6.90%) DNS
4 6 (6.90%) Firewall
5 3 (3.45%) SS7
5 3 (3.45%) INAP
5 3 (3.45%) MPLS
5 3 (3.45%) OSPF
5 3 (3.45%) BGP
5 3 (3.45%) LAN
5 3 (3.45%) VoIP
5 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 3 (3.45%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.45%) VPLS
5 3 (3.45%) LTE
5 3 (3.45%) VoLTE
6 2 (2.30%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.94%) MySQL
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) GCC
1 6 (6.90%) LLVM
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.84%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 8 (9.20%) Electronics
5 4 (4.60%) Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) J2EE
2 10 (11.49%) Web Services
3 8 (9.20%) SAML
4 6 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) WCF
6 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.15%) Qt
6 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
2 8 (9.20%) Internet of Things
3 6 (6.90%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.75%) DTV
5 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.30%) ASIC
8 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.15%) Physics
8 1 (1.15%) Open Source
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) TOGAF
2 14 (16.09%) UML
3 12 (13.79%) Requirements Management
4 10 (11.49%) SOA
5 9 (10.34%) Information Security
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.34%) Identity Management
5 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.20%) BPMN
6 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.75%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.75%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.75%) Product Management
9 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) Python
3 9 (10.34%) PHP
4 8 (9.20%) C#
5 7 (8.05%) C
6 6 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) CISSP
3 6 (6.90%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
4 3 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CCIE
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) CCIP
4 3 (3.45%) CCDP
4 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) QEMU
2 6 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) SAP
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.90%) Cognizant
5 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 5 (5.75%) Sybase
6 3 (3.45%) Redback
6 3 (3.45%) Juniper
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Dell
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) webMethods
8 1 (1.15%) Huawei
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