The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.04% 0.95% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.98% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £52,250 £54,000 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.24% +34.82%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
Architect
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford 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
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 102 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 94.90% 97.14% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 82 89 79
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Architect
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Chelmsford region.

Architect Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (44.44%) Front Office
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) MODAF
4 1 (5.56%) SysML
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (44.44%) Front Office
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Validation
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) MODAF
2 1 (5.56%) SysML
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM