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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 58 82 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 53 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.57% 2.23% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.34% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 26
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £43,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (24.74%) Java
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle
3 19 (19.59%) Linux
3 19 (19.59%) Degree
4 18 (18.56%) ITIL
4 18 (18.56%) TOGAF
5 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.53%) C
6 16 (16.49%) C++
6 16 (16.49%) SQL
6 16 (16.49%) Windows
7 13 (13.40%) J2EE
7 13 (13.40%) Wireless
8 12 (12.37%) Project Management
8 12 (12.37%) UNIX
8 12 (12.37%) SAP
9 11 (11.34%) VMware
9 11 (11.34%) Altiris
10 10 (10.31%) Cryptography
10 10 (10.31%) Finance
10 10 (10.31%) Cisco
10 10 (10.31%) IBM
10 10 (10.31%) HP
10 10 (10.31%) Product Management
11 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (9.28%) UML
11 9 (9.28%) Information Security
12 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.25%) Multimedia

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.22%) WebLogic
1 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.19%) SaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Wireless
2 8 (8.25%) Internet
3 7 (7.22%) LTE
4 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
6 4 (4.12%) 3GPP
6 4 (4.12%) Firewall
6 4 (4.12%) 3G
6 4 (4.12%) MPLS
7 3 (3.09%) SS7
7 3 (3.09%) INAP
7 3 (3.09%) VoLTE
8 2 (2.06%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) NWDS
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Multimedia
3 6 (6.19%) Electronics
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 3 (3.09%) Automotive
7 2 (2.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) J2EE
2 8 (8.25%) .NET
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 5 (5.15%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) J2SE
3 5 (5.15%) SAML
3 5 (5.15%) Middleware
4 4 (4.12%) SOAP
5 3 (3.09%) WSDL
5 3 (3.09%) RESTful
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) HTML
7 1 (1.03%) EDI
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) LAMP
7 1 (1.03%) BAPI
7 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Cryptography
2 8 (8.25%) Smartphone
2 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.19%) Verilog
4 6 (6.19%) ASIC
5 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.15%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.12%) Clustering
7 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.06%) VHDL
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.03%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Linux
2 16 (16.49%) Windows
3 12 (12.37%) UNIX
4 4 (4.12%) Solaris
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) ITIL
1 18 (18.56%) TOGAF
2 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.37%) Project Management
4 10 (10.31%) Product Management
5 9 (9.28%) UML
5 9 (9.28%) Information Security
6 8 (8.25%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (7.22%) Requirements Management
7 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
7 7 (7.22%) Line Management
7 7 (7.22%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.19%) OO
8 6 (6.19%) Quality Management
8 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.15%) BPMN
9 5 (5.15%) ERP
9 5 (5.15%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) C
3 16 (16.49%) SQL
3 16 (16.49%) C++
4 8 (8.25%) C#
5 7 (7.22%) Python
6 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.06%) ABAP
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) Postgraduate
3 5 (5.15%) CISSP
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) JNCIA
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
1 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) vSphere
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) SAP
3 11 (11.34%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Altiris
4 10 (10.31%) Cisco
4 10 (10.31%) IBM
4 10 (10.31%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.19%) NetApp
6 6 (6.19%) Synopsys
6 6 (6.19%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
7 4 (4.12%) Juniper
7 4 (4.12%) Sun
8 3 (3.09%) PTC
8 3 (3.09%) Citrix
8 3 (3.09%) Autodesk
8 3 (3.09%) Google
9 2 (2.06%) EMC
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