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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 75 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 31 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.20% 2.54% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.69% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 26
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £43,100 £43,756
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) ITIL
3 29 (32.22%) SaaS
4 23 (25.56%) UML
4 23 (25.56%) Project Management
4 23 (25.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (22.22%) Java
5 20 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 19 (21.11%) Oracle
7 17 (18.89%) UNIX
7 17 (18.89%) Degree
8 16 (17.78%) Finance
8 16 (17.78%) TOGAF
8 16 (17.78%) SQL
9 15 (16.67%) Web Services
9 15 (16.67%) Scrum
10 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
10 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.56%) SABSA
11 13 (14.44%) Apache
11 13 (14.44%) SOA
12 12 (13.33%) OO
12 12 (13.33%) COBIT
12 12 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
13 11 (12.22%) J2SE
13 11 (12.22%) J2EE
14 10 (11.11%) Altiris
14 10 (11.11%) Mobile App
15 9 (10.00%) SDLC
15 9 (10.00%) Security Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.44%) Apache
3 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.67%) SAS
5 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.22%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.22%) SaaS
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) WAN
2 5 (5.56%) Wireless
2 5 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) 3G
3 2 (2.22%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.22%) 4G
3 2 (2.22%) LTE
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) SNMP
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) FishEye
3 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (4.44%) Automotive
3 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Web Services
2 11 (12.22%) J2SE
2 11 (12.22%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) RESTful
3 5 (5.56%) SOAP
4 4 (4.44%) WSDL
5 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.22%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.11%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) Java EE
6 1 (1.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.11%) Ajax
6 1 (1.11%) Spring
6 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.89%) Clustering
4 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.44%) Smartphone
7 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.22%) DTV
8 2 (2.22%) ASIC
8 2 (2.22%) Verilog
8 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.11%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.11%) Wiki
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) UNIX
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Solaris
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) ITIL
3 23 (25.56%) UML
3 23 (25.56%) Project Management
3 23 (25.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (17.78%) TOGAF
5 15 (16.67%) Scrum
6 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.56%) SABSA
7 13 (14.44%) SOA
8 12 (13.33%) OO
8 12 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (10.00%) SDLC
9 9 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 9 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.00%) MODAF
10 8 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
10 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) C
3 9 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.22%) Python
4 2 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) ABAP
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) CCAA
2 1 (1.11%) CCA
2 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.11%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) COBIT
2 8 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Altiris
3 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Sun
4 7 (7.78%) EMC
4 7 (7.78%) Citrix
5 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.56%) SAP
7 4 (4.44%) WorldPay
8 3 (3.33%) PTC
8 3 (3.33%) Autodesk
9 2 (2.22%) Synopsys
10 1 (1.11%) VMware
10 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
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