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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 66 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.92% 3.62% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.75% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 43
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1531 1387 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.27% 96.45% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1165 1433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 27 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (26.26%) C
2 24 (24.24%) C#
2 24 (24.24%) Degree
3 22 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
6 18 (18.18%) Finance
6 18 (18.18%) Java
7 17 (17.17%) Oracle
7 17 (17.17%) SAP
7 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
8 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.14%) Linux
9 14 (14.14%) SQL
10 13 (13.13%) Information Security
10 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
11 12 (12.12%) Cryptography
11 12 (12.12%) .NET
11 12 (12.12%) J2EE
12 11 (11.11%) C++
12 11 (11.11%) UML
12 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 11 (11.11%) Internet
13 10 (10.10%) Cisco
13 10 (10.10%) Python
13 10 (10.10%) Windows
13 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
13 10 (10.10%) Requirements Management
13 10 (10.10%) Product Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (6.06%) CMS
2 5 (5.05%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.01%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) TargetLink
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
2 9 (9.09%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) MPLS
3 8 (8.08%) Kerberos
4 7 (7.07%) DNS
4 7 (7.07%) Wireless
5 6 (6.06%) VPLS
5 6 (6.06%) OSPF
5 6 (6.06%) BGP
5 6 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.01%) LTE
8 1 (1.01%) DHCP
8 1 (1.01%) LAN
8 1 (1.01%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.01%) VoIP
8 1 (1.01%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 9 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) LLVM
2 2 (2.02%) GCC
3 1 (1.01%) NWDS
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Banking
4 7 (7.07%) Electronics
5 6 (6.06%) Publishing
6 5 (5.05%) Automotive
7 3 (3.03%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
1 12 (12.12%) J2EE
2 8 (8.08%) SAML
3 6 (6.06%) XML
4 5 (5.05%) Middleware
5 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.04%) Web Services
6 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.02%) CSS
7 2 (2.02%) SOAP
7 2 (2.02%) HTML
8 1 (1.01%) XSLT
8 1 (1.01%) J2SE
8 1 (1.01%) EDI
8 1 (1.01%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.01%) HTML5
8 1 (1.01%) REST
8 1 (1.01%) CSS3
8 1 (1.01%) LAMP
8 1 (1.01%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.12%) Cryptography
3 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
4 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.06%) E-Learning
6 5 (5.05%) Physics
6 5 (5.05%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.03%) ASIC
8 3 (3.03%) Verilog
8 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.01%) Open Source
10 1 (1.01%) Kindle
10 1 (1.01%) Human Factors
10 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
4 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.13%) Information Security
5 13 (13.13%) Data Protection
6 11 (11.11%) UML
7 10 (10.10%) Requirements Management
7 10 (10.10%) Product Management
8 8 (8.08%) BPMN
8 8 (8.08%) Identity Management
8 8 (8.08%) CRM
9 7 (7.07%) Project Management
9 7 (7.07%) Quality Management
10 6 (6.06%) Scrum
10 6 (6.06%) Network Design
10 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.06%) Line Management
11 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) C
2 24 (24.24%) C#
3 18 (18.18%) Java
4 14 (14.14%) SQL
5 11 (11.11%) C++
6 10 (10.10%) Python
7 9 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) ABAP
9 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) CISSP
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.06%) CCDP
3 6 (6.06%) JNCIE
3 6 (6.06%) Postgraduate
3 6 (6.06%) CCIE
3 6 (6.06%) CCNP
3 6 (6.06%) CCIP
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) vSphere
3 2 (2.02%) QEMU
3 2 (2.02%) KVM
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Oracle
1 17 (17.17%) SAP
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco
4 8 (8.08%) Juniper
5 7 (7.07%) VMware
6 6 (6.06%) Redback
6 6 (6.06%) IBM
7 5 (5.05%) HP
8 4 (4.04%) Cognizant
8 4 (4.04%) Citrix
9 3 (3.03%) Synopsys
9 3 (3.03%) Google
10 2 (2.02%) NetApp
10 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.01%) Marketo
11 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.01%) Ariba
11 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
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