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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 54 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 59 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.10% 2.35% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.47% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 23
Average salary £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £74,000 £64,700
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
1381 1778 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.90% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1496 1538
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (30.17%) ITIL
2 32 (27.59%) Java
3 29 (25.00%) Oracle
3 29 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.83%) Degree
4 23 (19.83%) Linux
5 22 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (18.10%) TOGAF
6 21 (18.10%) UML
6 21 (18.10%) SQL
6 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
7 19 (16.38%) UNIX
8 18 (15.52%) Windows
8 18 (15.52%) J2EE
9 17 (14.66%) Project Management
10 15 (12.93%) Finance
10 15 (12.93%) C++
10 15 (12.93%) C
10 15 (12.93%) Altiris
11 14 (12.07%) SaaS
12 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
12 13 (11.21%) SAP
13 12 (10.34%) VMware
13 12 (10.34%) Wireless
14 11 (9.48%) WebLogic
14 11 (9.48%) WAN
15 10 (8.62%) J2SE
15 10 (8.62%) Cisco
15 10 (8.62%) IBM
15 10 (8.62%) OO

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.48%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.72%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) SaaS
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Wireless
2 11 (9.48%) WAN
3 9 (7.76%) Internet
4 6 (5.17%) LTE
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.31%) Kerberos
6 4 (3.45%) MPLS
6 4 (3.45%) Firewall
7 3 (2.59%) 3GPP
7 3 (2.59%) VoLTE
7 3 (2.59%) SS7
7 3 (2.59%) INAP
7 3 (2.59%) 3G
8 2 (1.72%) 4G
9 1 (0.86%) SNMP
9 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
1 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.86%) NWDS
3 1 (0.86%) FishEye
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Electronics
2 8 (6.90%) Multimedia
3 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
5 4 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) J2EE
2 10 (8.62%) J2SE
3 9 (7.76%) Web Services
4 7 (6.03%) SOAP
5 6 (5.17%) RESTful
6 5 (4.31%) .NET
6 5 (4.31%) XML
6 5 (4.31%) WSDL
6 5 (4.31%) SAML
6 5 (4.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) LAMP
7 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.86%) BAPI
7 1 (0.86%) Spring
7 1 (0.86%) Java EE
7 1 (0.86%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.86%) EDI
7 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.86%) JSP
7 1 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 7 (6.03%) Clustering
5 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (5.17%) Verilog
6 6 (5.17%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.17%) ASIC
7 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.31%) Internet of Things
7 5 (4.31%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.72%) DTV
10 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 19 (16.38%) UNIX
3 18 (15.52%) Windows
4 7 (6.03%) Solaris
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) ITIL
2 29 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (18.10%) TOGAF
4 21 (18.10%) UML
5 17 (14.66%) Project Management
6 10 (8.62%) OO
6 10 (8.62%) Scrum
7 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.76%) Line Management
8 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.90%) SABSA
8 8 (6.90%) Information Security
8 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (6.03%) TDD
9 7 (6.03%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.59%) Java
2 21 (18.10%) SQL
3 15 (12.93%) C
3 15 (12.93%) C++
4 8 (6.90%) Python
5 4 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (2.59%) PHP
6 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
7 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.72%) ABAP
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) CISSP
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.45%) JNCIA
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (1.72%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.86%) CCA
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCEA
5 1 (0.86%) CCAA
5 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) COBIT
3 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Terminal Services
1 7 (6.03%) vSphere
2 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) XenServer
4 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (12.93%) Altiris
3 13 (11.21%) SAP
4 12 (10.34%) VMware
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco
5 10 (8.62%) IBM
5 10 (8.62%) HP
6 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.90%) Citrix
6 8 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 7 (6.03%) Sun
7 7 (6.03%) EMC
8 6 (5.17%) NetApp
8 6 (5.17%) Synopsys
8 6 (5.17%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.17%) WorldPay
9 4 (3.45%) Autodesk
9 4 (3.45%) PTC
9 4 (3.45%) Juniper
10 3 (2.59%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £75K Base + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £outstanding
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70,000 DoE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago