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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 63 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.42% 1.99% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 2.11% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 31
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,700 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
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
1309 1703 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 94.35% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1356 1366
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 4 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) ITIL
3 28 (27.45%) SaaS
4 27 (26.47%) Java
5 25 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (23.53%) Degree
6 24 (23.53%) Project Management
6 24 (23.53%) Oracle
6 24 (23.53%) UML
7 23 (22.55%) Data Centre
8 19 (18.63%) UNIX
9 18 (17.65%) SQL
10 17 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 16 (15.69%) Finance
11 16 (15.69%) Linux
12 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
13 14 (13.73%) Apache
13 14 (13.73%) Web Services
13 14 (13.73%) Scrum
13 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
13 14 (13.73%) SABSA
14 13 (12.75%) Altiris
15 12 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
15 12 (11.76%) COBIT
15 12 (11.76%) J2EE
15 12 (11.76%) C++
15 12 (11.76%) C
15 12 (11.76%) J2SE
15 12 (11.76%) OO
16 10 (9.80%) WebLogic

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.73%) Apache
3 10 (9.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.98%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.98%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.45%) SaaS
2 6 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) Wireless
2 8 (7.84%) WAN
3 6 (5.88%) Internet
3 6 (5.88%) LTE
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.94%) VoLTE
4 3 (2.94%) 3GPP
4 3 (2.94%) 3G
4 3 (2.94%) SS7
4 3 (2.94%) INAP
5 2 (1.96%) 4G
6 1 (0.98%) Firewall
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) SNMP
6 1 (0.98%) DNS
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.98%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.98%) FishEye
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Electronics
2 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.90%) Automotive
5 4 (3.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Web Services
2 12 (11.76%) J2SE
2 12 (11.76%) J2EE
3 7 (6.86%) SOAP
3 7 (6.86%) RESTful
4 6 (5.88%) WSDL
5 2 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (0.98%) JSP
6 1 (0.98%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.98%) Spring
6 1 (0.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.82%) Clustering
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.92%) Verilog
6 4 (3.92%) ASIC
7 3 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.96%) DTV
9 1 (0.98%) VHDL
9 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.98%) Wiki
9 1 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) UNIX
2 16 (15.69%) Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 9 (8.82%) Solaris
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) ITIL
3 25 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (23.53%) UML
4 24 (23.53%) Project Management
5 17 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 14 (13.73%) Scrum
6 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
6 14 (13.73%) SABSA
7 12 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (11.76%) OO
8 10 (9.80%) SOA
8 10 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (8.82%) MODAF
9 9 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (8.82%) Software Architecture
9 9 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 9 (8.82%) Multithreading
9 9 (8.82%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) Java
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 12 (11.76%) C
3 12 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.98%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) CCAA
2 1 (0.98%) CCNA
2 1 (0.98%) CCA
2 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (0.98%) CCEA
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) COBIT
2 8 (7.84%) QA
2 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Altiris
3 9 (8.82%) Sun
4 8 (7.84%) Atlassian
5 7 (6.86%) EMC
5 7 (6.86%) Citrix
6 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.88%) WorldPay
7 5 (4.90%) VMware
8 4 (3.92%) PTC
8 4 (3.92%) Autodesk
8 4 (3.92%) Synopsys
8 4 (3.92%) HP
8 4 (3.92%) SAP
8 4 (3.92%) Cisco
9 3 (2.94%) IBM
9 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.94%) NetApp
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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