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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 58 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 56 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.23% 2.11% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.20% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 55
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1653 1408 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.44% 95.98% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1184 1815
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
3 23 (26.14%) Finance
4 20 (22.73%) C
4 20 (22.73%) Software Architecture
5 19 (21.59%) C#
5 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
5 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.32%) TOGAF
6 17 (19.32%) SAP
7 14 (15.91%) Oracle
7 14 (15.91%) Java
7 14 (15.91%) Linux
7 14 (15.91%) UML
7 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
7 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.91%) Requirements Management
8 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
8 13 (14.77%) Information Security
9 12 (13.64%) J2EE
10 11 (12.50%) Python
10 11 (12.50%) Internet
11 10 (11.36%) Cryptography
11 10 (11.36%) Mathematics
12 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.23%) Banking
12 9 (10.23%) Firewall
12 9 (10.23%) Identity Management
12 9 (10.23%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (7.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.82%) CMS
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Internet
2 9 (10.23%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) DNS
3 8 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
4 6 (6.82%) MPLS
4 6 (6.82%) OSPF
4 6 (6.82%) BGP
4 6 (6.82%) VPLS
5 5 (5.68%) Wireless
6 3 (3.41%) DHCP
6 3 (3.41%) LAN
6 3 (3.41%) VoIP
6 3 (3.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) LLVM
1 6 (6.82%) GCC
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.23%) Banking
4 7 (7.95%) Electronics
5 6 (6.82%) Publishing
6 5 (5.68%) Automotive
7 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) J2EE
2 8 (9.09%) SAML
3 5 (5.68%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.14%) CSS3
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) Middleware
6 1 (1.14%) Ajax
6 1 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) XML
6 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.36%) Cryptography
2 10 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) E-Learning
4 6 (6.82%) Internet of Things
5 5 (5.68%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.68%) Physics
5 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.27%) DTV
7 2 (2.27%) ASIC
8 1 (1.14%) Kindle
8 1 (1.14%) Open Source
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) UNIX
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Software Architecture
2 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.32%) TOGAF
4 14 (15.91%) UML
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Requirements Management
5 13 (14.77%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.77%) Information Security
6 9 (10.23%) Identity Management
7 8 (9.09%) BPMN
8 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.95%) Product Management
8 7 (7.95%) Network Design
9 6 (6.82%) CRM
10 5 (5.68%) Line Management
10 5 (5.68%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (5.68%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (5.68%) Scrum
10 5 (5.68%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) C
2 19 (21.59%) C#
3 14 (15.91%) Java
4 11 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (10.23%) SQL
6 8 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 7 (7.95%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) CISSP
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.82%) CCIE
3 6 (6.82%) CCNP
3 6 (6.82%) CCIP
3 6 (6.82%) CCDP
3 6 (6.82%) JNCIE
4 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) QEMU
2 6 (6.82%) KVM
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) SAP
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco
3 6 (6.82%) Juniper
3 6 (6.82%) Redback
4 5 (5.68%) Cognizant
4 5 (5.68%) Citrix
5 3 (3.41%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) webMethods
7 1 (1.14%) Huawei
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