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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5448 5499 5269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.43% 5.28% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 5.58% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4076 4142
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Architect Salary Trend in England

Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in England

Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 2686 £75,000 +3.44% 346
South East -3 1013 £70,000 +7.69% 126
Yorkshire -1 410 £60,000 +4.34% 50
East of England +1 302 £70,000 +7.69% 45
South West +1 299 £55,000 - 53
West Midlands +5 251 £62,500 - 29
North West +1 237 £61,215 +9.31% 56
East Midlands +13 138 £57,500 -4.16% 13
North East +29 58 £61,215 +11.30% 6
Midlands -12 7 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2699 (24.53%) Finance
2 2186 (19.86%) Oracle
3 2158 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 2104 (19.12%) Java
5 1781 (16.18%) TOGAF
6 1779 (16.17%) Microsoft
7 1472 (13.38%) .NET
8 1423 (12.93%) SOA
9 1390 (12.63%) Windows
10 1267 (11.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1253 (11.39%) SQL
12 1193 (10.84%) SQL Server
13 1114 (10.12%) Retail
14 1108 (10.07%) VMware
15 1098 (9.98%) Banking
16 1049 (9.53%) Cisco
17 1045 (9.50%) Degree
18 1023 (9.30%) Linux
19 956 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
20 896 (8.14%) IBM
21 891 (8.10%) C#
22 884 (8.03%) Web Services
23 872 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
24 845 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 832 (7.56%) Middleware
26 811 (7.37%) SAP
27 792 (7.20%) Data Modelling
28 790 (7.18%) ITIL
29 777 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
30 774 (7.03%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 637 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 513 (4.66%) WebSphere
3 335 (3.04%) Apache
4 290 (2.64%) WebLogic
5 249 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 204 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 187 (1.70%) IIS
8 186 (1.69%) JBoss
9 184 (1.67%) CMS
10 171 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
11 165 (1.50%) Lync
12 132 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 129 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 124 (1.13%) SAS
15 109 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 106 (0.96%) OpenStack
17 95 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
18 85 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
19 77 (0.70%) Mule
20 72 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 711 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 149 (1.35%) MS Office
3 124 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.40%) SPSS
4 44 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 32 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 30 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 29 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 26 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.17%) MS Project
10 16 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.036%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.027%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.018%) InDesign
15 1 (0.009%) TargetLink
15 1 (0.009%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.009%) FastStats
15 1 (0.009%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 150 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 106 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 106 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 82 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 81 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 81 (0.74%) SAP CO
5 67 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 66 (0.60%) SAP SCM
7 63 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 61 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
9 50 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 48 (0.44%) RMDS
11 39 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
12 33 (0.30%) SAP HR
13 31 (0.28%) SAP ERP
14 28 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
15 26 (0.24%) SAP SD
16 24 (0.22%) SAP BPC
17 23 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
18 21 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 403 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 356 (3.23%) SaaS
3 241 (2.19%) Office 365
4 206 (1.87%) IaaS
5 189 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
6 172 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 155 (1.41%) PaaS
8 51 (0.46%) Force.com
9 39 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 24 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 22 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 22 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 19 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
15 14 (0.13%) SoftLayer
15 14 (0.13%) Terremark
16 11 (0.100%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 586 (5.32%) SAN
2 581 (5.28%) Firewall
3 516 (4.69%) WAN
4 449 (4.08%) LAN
5 334 (3.03%) Internet
6 263 (2.39%) Wireless
7 220 (2.00%) NAS
8 202 (1.84%) HTTP
9 176 (1.60%) DNS
10 163 (1.48%) MPLS
11 162 (1.47%) Network Security
12 140 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 131 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
14 117 (1.06%) TCP/IP
15 105 (0.95%) VPN
16 103 (0.94%) Multicast
17 97 (0.88%) FCoE
18 96 (0.87%) SSL
19 94 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
20 84 (0.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1193 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 727 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 593 (5.39%) Big Data
4 442 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 364 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 363 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 359 (3.26%) MySQL
8 317 (2.88%) DB2
8 317 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 259 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 227 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 181 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 180 (1.64%) MongoDB
13 154 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
14 146 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 126 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
16 121 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 110 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
18 108 (0.98%) QlikView
19 103 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 155 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 133 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 125 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 118 (1.07%) Subversion
5 100 (0.91%) Maven
6 84 (0.76%) Ant
7 81 (0.74%) JIRA
8 72 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 70 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 69 (0.63%) ERwin
11 65 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
12 64 (0.58%) Axure RP
13 50 (0.45%) JUnit
14 47 (0.43%) Selenium
15 43 (0.39%) Hudson
15 43 (0.39%) NUnit
16 42 (0.38%) Toad
17 25 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
17 25 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 22 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 2699 (24.53%) Finance
2 1114 (10.12%) Retail
3 1098 (9.98%) Banking
4 595 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 433 (3.93%) Marketing
6 310 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 260 (2.36%) Legal
8 205 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 164 (1.49%) Games
10 141 (1.28%) Law
11 122 (1.11%) Back Office
12 107 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 107 (0.97%) Publishing
13 99 (0.90%) Billing
14 79 (0.72%) Advertising
15 76 (0.69%) Electronics
16 68 (0.62%) Local Government
17 66 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 63 (0.57%) Automotive
19 57 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1472 (13.38%) .NET
2 884 (8.03%) Web Services
3 832 (7.56%) Middleware
4 763 (6.93%) HTML
5 759 (6.90%) XML
6 644 (5.85%) J2EE
7 500 (4.54%) Spring
8 440 (4.00%) CSS
9 435 (3.95%) ASP.NET
10 310 (2.82%) SOAP
11 301 (2.74%) HTML5
12 280 (2.54%) REST
13 265 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
14 251 (2.28%) jQuery
15 243 (2.21%) Java EE
16 237 (2.15%) RESTful
17 230 (2.09%) WCF
18 225 (2.04%) Hibernate
19 199 (1.81%) .NET Framework
20 172 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 737 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 503 (4.57%) Open Source
3 418 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 408 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
5 364 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 327 (2.97%) Data Integration
7 271 (2.46%) User Experience
8 207 (1.88%) Clustering
9 205 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 159 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 155 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 151 (1.37%) Mobile App
13 120 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 112 (1.02%) PKI
15 105 (0.95%) Replication
16 92 (0.84%) Life Science
17 87 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 86 (0.78%) Mathematics
19 75 (0.68%) Social Media
20 70 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1390 (12.63%) Windows
2 1023 (9.30%) Linux
3 538 (4.89%) UNIX
4 260 (2.36%) Solaris
5 152 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 144 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 127 (1.15%) AIX
8 112 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 108 (0.98%) Android
10 107 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 92 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 87 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (0.65%) HPUX
14 45 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 35 (0.32%) zOS
15 35 (0.32%) CentOS
16 32 (0.29%) OS/400
16 32 (0.29%) SUSE
17 27 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 22 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2158 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1781 (16.18%) TOGAF
3 1423 (12.93%) SOA
4 1267 (11.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 956 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
6 872 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 792 (7.20%) Data Modelling
8 790 (7.18%) ITIL
9 777 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
10 774 (7.03%) Scrum
11 770 (7.00%) E-Commerce
12 761 (6.92%) Project Management
13 673 (6.12%) Mentoring
14 623 (5.66%) UML
15 618 (5.62%) Migration
16 615 (5.59%) Zachman Framework
17 614 (5.58%) CRM
18 605 (5.50%) ETL
19 510 (4.63%) Analytics
20 455 (4.13%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2104 (19.12%) Java
2 1253 (11.39%) SQL
3 891 (8.10%) C#
4 713 (6.48%) JavaScript
5 244 (2.22%) PHP
6 223 (2.03%) C
7 207 (1.88%) Python
8 198 (1.80%) C++
9 160 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 126 (1.14%) Ruby
11 89 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 76 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 75 (0.68%) Perl
14 74 (0.67%) R
15 61 (0.55%) Scala
16 53 (0.48%) Bash Shell
17 50 (0.45%) Apex Code
18 46 (0.42%) VB.NET
19 43 (0.39%) XPath
19 43 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1045 (9.50%) Degree
2 692 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 513 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 319 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 235 (2.14%) CISSP
6 219 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 161 (1.46%) CCNP
8 159 (1.44%) MCSE
9 142 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 135 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 128 (1.16%) CCNA
12 126 (1.14%) CCIE
13 112 (1.02%) CISM
14 108 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
15 75 (0.68%) CCA
15 75 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
16 63 (0.57%) CCDP
17 54 (0.49%) CCEE
18 50 (0.45%) MCP
19 49 (0.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (3.08%) QA
2 130 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 117 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 100 (0.91%) SLA
5 96 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 95 (0.86%) COBIT
7 41 (0.37%) Solvency II
8 38 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 34 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 28 (0.25%) ISO 8583
11 11 (0.100%) JSP 440
12 8 (0.073%) HL7
12 8 (0.073%) EMIR
13 7 (0.064%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
14 6 (0.055%) Basel II
15 4 (0.036%) PABP
16 3 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 3 (0.027%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 845 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 517 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 342 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 142 (1.29%) XenApp
5 141 (1.28%) vSphere
6 114 (1.04%) NFS
7 107 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 101 (0.92%) SRDF
9 89 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 79 (0.72%) KVM
11 75 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 58 (0.53%) VMware ESX
13 52 (0.47%) Terminal Services
14 50 (0.45%) XenServer
15 44 (0.40%) vCloud
16 33 (0.30%) Xen
17 27 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
18 22 (0.20%) HDFS
19 21 (0.19%) Squid
20 20 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 143 (1.30%) SCCM
2 139 (1.26%) Puppet
3 131 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 74 (0.67%) SCOM
6 32 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 29 (0.26%) Nagios
8 21 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 16 (0.15%) Legato
9 16 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 16 (0.15%) Ganglia
10 14 (0.13%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.13%) OpenView
10 14 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
10 14 (0.13%) SCOrch
10 14 (0.13%) Salt
10 14 (0.13%) Graphite
11 13 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 13 (0.12%) Windows Intune
11 13 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2186 (19.86%) Oracle
2 1779 (16.17%) Microsoft
3 1108 (10.07%) VMware
4 1049 (9.53%) Cisco
5 896 (8.14%) IBM
6 811 (7.37%) SAP
7 552 (5.02%) Citrix
8 530 (4.82%) HP
9 403 (3.66%) EMC
10 395 (3.59%) NetApp
11 293 (2.66%) Juniper
12 279 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
13 271 (2.46%) TIBCO
14 223 (2.03%) CheckPoint
15 205 (1.86%) F5
16 176 (1.60%) Red Hat
17 157 (1.43%) Business Objects
18 156 (1.42%) Informatica
19 148 (1.34%) Cognos
20 122 (1.11%) Intel
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hays IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Bonus and E
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car+bonus+bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £6000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Capita
Salary: car
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £80K Upwards, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Momentum
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £68000.00 - £118000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago