The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 45 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 10 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.06% 4.07% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 4.18% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
315 263 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.33% 97.41% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 282 228 166
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Architect Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SOAP
2 10 (35.71%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) Spring
3 6 (21.43%) JPA
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) JUnit
3 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) TestNG
5 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (14.29%) Java EE
6 3 (10.71%) Mule ESB
6 3 (10.71%) Mule
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (10.71%) webMethods
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (10.71%) Mule
1 3 (10.71%) Mule ESB
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) TestNG
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) SOAP
1 10 (35.71%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) JPA
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 6 (21.43%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
5 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) TDD
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Kanban
4 2 (7.14%) BDD
4 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) webMethods
2 2 (7.14%) Brocade
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Computacenter