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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 71 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 49 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.79% 1.85% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.95% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 44
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (32.94%) Degree
2 26 (30.59%) Computer Science
3 23 (27.06%) Finance
4 20 (23.53%) SAP
5 19 (22.35%) Oracle
5 19 (22.35%) Java
5 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
6 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
7 14 (16.47%) C
7 14 (16.47%) J2EE
7 14 (16.47%) Linux
7 14 (16.47%) UML
7 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
8 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.12%) C#
9 12 (14.12%) Requirements Management
9 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.94%) Software Architecture
10 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
10 11 (12.94%) SQL
10 11 (12.94%) Python
10 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.94%) Internet
10 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
10 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.59%) Information Security
11 9 (10.59%) Firewall
11 9 (10.59%) Identity Management
11 9 (10.59%) Electronics
11 9 (10.59%) DNS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.24%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) TargetLink
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Internet
2 9 (10.59%) Firewall
2 9 (10.59%) DNS
3 8 (9.41%) Kerberos
4 7 (8.24%) Wireless
5 6 (7.06%) VPLS
5 6 (7.06%) MPLS
5 6 (7.06%) OSPF
5 6 (7.06%) BGP
5 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.53%) LAN
6 3 (3.53%) VoIP
6 3 (3.53%) WAN
6 3 (3.53%) DHCP
7 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) RDBMS
1 11 (12.94%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.06%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) LLVM
1 6 (7.06%) GCC
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.59%) Electronics
4 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 7 (8.24%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) Automotive
6 2 (2.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) J2EE
2 8 (9.41%) SAML
3 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) XSLT
5 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Internet of Things
4 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
4 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.06%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.71%) Physics
6 4 (4.71%) DTV
7 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.35%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.35%) ASIC
9 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
2 14 (16.47%) UML
3 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.12%) Requirements Management
4 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.94%) Software Architecture
5 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.59%) Information Security
6 9 (10.59%) Identity Management
6 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.41%) BPMN
8 7 (8.24%) Network Design
9 6 (7.06%) Line Management
10 5 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (5.88%) Product Management
10 5 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) SOA
11 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) C
3 12 (14.12%) C#
4 11 (12.94%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 5 (5.88%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) CISSP
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.06%) JNCIE
3 6 (7.06%) CCIE
3 6 (7.06%) CCNP
3 6 (7.06%) CCIP
3 6 (7.06%) CCDP
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB
4 3 (3.53%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) QEMU
2 6 (7.06%) KVM
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) SAP
2 19 (22.35%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) Juniper
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Redback
5 5 (5.88%) Citrix
5 5 (5.88%) Cognizant
6 4 (4.71%) Sybase
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) Dell
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) Huawei
9 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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