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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 69 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 45 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 3.02% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 3.12% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 49
Average salary £61,250 £66,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.54% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £80,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) Oracle
3 22 (27.85%) Web Services
3 22 (27.85%) Degree
4 19 (24.05%) Unix
5 18 (22.78%) SOA
5 18 (22.78%) SaaS
6 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.99%) SQL
8 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
8 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (17.72%) SDLC
9 13 (16.46%) J2EE
9 13 (16.46%) UML
9 13 (16.46%) Scrum
9 13 (16.46%) Clustering
10 12 (15.19%) Finance
10 12 (15.19%) SAS
10 12 (15.19%) Microservices
10 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
11 11 (13.92%) Linux
11 11 (13.92%) Internet
11 11 (13.92%) SAP
11 11 (13.92%) C++
11 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (12.66%) Windows
12 10 (12.66%) .NET
12 10 (12.66%) Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (15.19%) SAS
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.33%) Node.js
3 5 (6.33%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP CRM
1 5 (6.33%) SAP CS
1 5 (6.33%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.33%) SAP MM
1 5 (6.33%) SAP PS
1 5 (6.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) SaaS
2 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Internet
2 6 (7.59%) LTE
2 6 (7.59%) VoLTE
3 5 (6.33%) 3GPP
3 5 (6.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
5 1 (1.27%) BGP
5 1 (1.27%) HSRP
5 1 (1.27%) INAP
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) OSPF
5 1 (1.27%) SS7
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (1.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) VRRP
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.59%) Neo4j
4 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.33%) Spotfire
5 3 (3.80%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) ERwin
1 5 (6.33%) PhantomJS
1 5 (6.33%) Selenium
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Automotive
3 5 (6.33%) Electronics
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) Web Services
2 13 (16.46%) J2EE
3 10 (12.66%) .NET
4 8 (10.13%) J2SE
5 7 (8.86%) RESTful
5 7 (8.86%) SOAP
6 6 (7.59%) CSS
6 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 6 (7.59%) HTML5
7 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (6.33%) D3.js
7 5 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (6.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (6.33%) REST
7 5 (6.33%) SailPoint
7 5 (6.33%) ServiceStack
7 5 (6.33%) WCF
7 5 (6.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Clustering
2 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
5 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.33%) Social Media
5 5 (6.33%) Social Network
6 3 (3.80%) iPad
7 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.53%) Fintech
8 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.27%) DataPower
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Unix
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (10.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) SOA
3 14 (17.72%) SDLC
4 13 (16.46%) Scrum
4 13 (16.46%) UML
5 12 (15.19%) Microservices
6 11 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (12.66%) Analytics
8 9 (11.39%) CRM
8 9 (11.39%) ITIL
8 9 (11.39%) OO
8 9 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
9 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.13%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (10.13%) OWASP
9 8 (10.13%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Project Management
11 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Java
2 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) C++
4 7 (8.86%) C
4 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) ABAP
7 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.27%) Groovy
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) SAP
4 8 (10.13%) Sun
5 5 (6.33%) Autodesk
5 5 (6.33%) CA
5 5 (6.33%) Dell
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 5 (6.33%) Informatica
5 5 (6.33%) PTC
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.53%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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