The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 35 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.64% 3.00% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 3.06% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 11
Average salary £57,500 £85,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 229 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 97.95% 98.28% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 195 193 207
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Architect
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Architect Salary Trend in Croydon

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) XQuery
2 1 (10.00%) XPath
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix