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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 48 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5368 4968 6347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.91% 4.88% 5.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 5.18% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4033 3820 5118
Average salary £69,500 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,550 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.50%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -2 2597 £75,000 +3.44% 304
South East -11 1041 £65,000 - 101
Yorkshire +23 440 £57,500 +4.54% 31
East of England +27 377 £65,000 +8.33% 40
South West +36 266 £55,000 - 30
West Midlands +19 258 £65,000 +4.83% 26
North West -6 256 £56,000 -6.66% 46
East Midlands -27 77 £57,500 -4.16% 13
North East -24 14 £78,750 +50.00% 1
Midlands -2 5 £63,750 +41.66% 2
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2520 (23.12%) Finance
2 2089 (19.17%) Java
3 2026 (18.59%) Oracle
4 1886 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 1591 (14.60%) .NET
6 1442 (13.23%) SQL Server
7 1440 (13.21%) TOGAF
8 1439 (13.20%) SQL
9 1425 (13.07%) SOA
10 1231 (11.29%) Windows
11 1224 (11.23%) Degree
12 1192 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1178 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
14 981 (9.00%) Linux
15 920 (8.44%) VMware
16 910 (8.35%) Banking
17 883 (8.10%) E-Commerce
18 880 (8.07%) Data Modelling
19 878 (8.06%) Web Services
20 868 (7.96%) Project Management
21 864 (7.93%) HTML
22 853 (7.83%) Cisco
23 850 (7.80%) ITIL
24 839 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
25 817 (7.50%) C#
26 804 (7.38%) Retail
27 795 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
28 774 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
29 773 (7.09%) MS Excel
30 772 (7.08%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 654 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 413 (3.79%) WebSphere
3 315 (2.89%) Apache
4 258 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
5 240 (2.20%) IIS
6 236 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 235 (2.16%) MS Exchange
8 209 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 194 (1.78%) CMS
10 148 (1.36%) Lync
11 147 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 138 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 107 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 106 (0.97%) SAS
15 92 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
16 77 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
17 73 (0.67%) Node.js
18 68 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
18 68 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
19 67 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 773 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 125 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 115 (1.06%) MS Office
4 51 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 51 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 42 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 40 (0.37%) SPSS
7 39 (0.36%) MS Project
8 35 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 32 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 22 (0.20%) InfoPath
11 17 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 13 (0.12%) InDesign
13 6 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.055%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.028%) FastStats
15 1 (0.009%) DOC1
15 1 (0.009%) Simulink
15 1 (0.009%) Revit
15 1 (0.009%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 231 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 135 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 126 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 88 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 67 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 65 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
7 44 (0.40%) SAP CRM
8 39 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 38 (0.35%) SAP SCM
10 37 (0.34%) Maximo
11 33 (0.30%) Magento
12 32 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
13 28 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 28 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
14 27 (0.25%) Fredhopper
14 27 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
15 25 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
16 24 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
16 24 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
17 23 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 285 (2.61%) SaaS
2 211 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 176 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 149 (1.37%) Office 365
6 145 (1.33%) IaaS
7 135 (1.24%) PaaS
8 49 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (0.45%) Force.com
9 30 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
12 12 (0.11%) ElastiCache
12 12 (0.11%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 12 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.064%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.055%) Heroku
14 6 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.046%) GitHub
16 4 (0.037%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 481 (4.41%) SAN
2 470 (4.31%) Firewall
3 419 (3.84%) WAN
4 412 (3.78%) Internet
5 402 (3.69%) LAN
6 210 (1.93%) HTTP
7 191 (1.75%) DNS
8 186 (1.71%) NAS
9 176 (1.61%) TCP/IP
10 167 (1.53%) VPN
11 160 (1.47%) Wireless
12 154 (1.41%) Network Security
13 129 (1.18%) MPLS
14 102 (0.94%) Unified Communications
15 100 (0.92%) OSPF
16 95 (0.87%) BGP
17 92 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
18 79 (0.72%) Multicast
19 75 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
20 74 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1442 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 839 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
3 575 (5.28%) Big Data
4 405 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 405 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 396 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 387 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 361 (3.31%) Hadoop
7 361 (3.31%) MySQL
8 307 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 298 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 219 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 204 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 200 (1.84%) DB2
13 197 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 157 (1.44%) Apache Hive
15 152 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 147 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
17 142 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
18 138 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 186 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 165 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 129 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 108 (0.99%) Subversion
5 104 (0.95%) Maven
6 79 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 75 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 69 (0.63%) Axure RP
9 63 (0.58%) JUnit
10 60 (0.55%) Selenium
11 49 (0.45%) JIRA
12 43 (0.39%) ERwin
13 41 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
14 40 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
15 37 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
16 36 (0.33%) Mockito
16 36 (0.33%) Ant
17 33 (0.30%) NUnit
18 27 (0.25%) Rational Rose
18 27 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2520 (23.12%) Finance
2 910 (8.35%) Banking
3 804 (7.38%) Retail
4 660 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 486 (4.46%) Marketing
6 298 (2.73%) Legal
7 185 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 172 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 166 (1.52%) Advertising
10 138 (1.27%) Back Office
11 136 (1.25%) Law
12 126 (1.16%) Publishing
13 124 (1.14%) Games
14 109 (1.00%) Billing
15 74 (0.68%) Electronics
16 70 (0.64%) Front Office
17 63 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 62 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.47%) Automotive
20 46 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1591 (14.60%) .NET
2 878 (8.06%) Web Services
3 864 (7.93%) HTML
4 704 (6.46%) XML
5 619 (5.68%) J2EE
6 612 (5.62%) Middleware
7 575 (5.28%) CSS
8 529 (4.85%) ASP.NET
9 478 (4.39%) Spring
10 354 (3.25%) HTML5
11 347 (3.18%) SOAP
12 299 (2.74%) jQuery
13 286 (2.62%) REST
14 280 (2.57%) Hibernate
15 276 (2.53%) WCF
16 228 (2.09%) .NET Framework
17 226 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
18 217 (1.99%) Java EE
19 185 (1.70%) XSLT
20 175 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 494 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
2 411 (3.77%) Open Source
3 410 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 408 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 235 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 199 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 188 (1.72%) Clustering
8 161 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 146 (1.34%) Replication
10 145 (1.33%) Digital Media
11 142 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 139 (1.28%) Mainframe
13 117 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 106 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 105 (0.96%) PKI
16 96 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
17 81 (0.74%) GIS
18 69 (0.63%) Smartphone
19 61 (0.56%) Reference Data
19 61 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1231 (11.29%) Windows
2 981 (9.00%) Linux
3 471 (4.32%) UNIX
4 263 (2.41%) Solaris
5 208 (1.91%) Android
6 178 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 156 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 103 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 83 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 83 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 72 (0.66%) AIX
12 49 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 40 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
14 34 (0.31%) HPUX
15 33 (0.30%) Windows Phone
16 28 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 24 (0.22%) SUSE
18 18 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1440 (13.21%) TOGAF
2 1425 (13.07%) SOA
3 1192 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1178 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 883 (8.10%) E-Commerce
6 880 (8.07%) Data Modelling
7 868 (7.96%) Project Management
8 850 (7.80%) ITIL
9 795 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
10 774 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
11 755 (6.93%) CRM
12 744 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 713 (6.54%) UML
14 655 (6.01%) Scrum
15 613 (5.62%) ETL
16 579 (5.31%) Analytics
17 567 (5.20%) Data Architecture
18 559 (5.13%) Migration
19 542 (4.97%) ERP
20 497 (4.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2089 (19.17%) Java
2 1439 (13.20%) SQL
3 817 (7.50%) C#
4 675 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 265 (2.43%) T-SQL
6 249 (2.28%) PHP
7 198 (1.82%) Python
8 158 (1.45%) C++
9 154 (1.41%) C
10 140 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 134 (1.23%) Ruby
12 102 (0.94%) Perl
13 100 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 83 (0.76%) R
15 64 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 58 (0.53%) Shell Script
17 46 (0.42%) Objective-C
18 44 (0.40%) Scala
19 39 (0.36%) COBOL
20 36 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1224 (11.23%) Degree
2 772 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 546 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 310 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 182 (1.67%) CCNP
7 178 (1.63%) CISSP
7 178 (1.63%) MCSE
8 151 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 122 (1.12%) CCIE
10 98 (0.90%) MCITP
11 94 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 89 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 83 (0.76%) CCDP
14 77 (0.71%) CCNA
15 74 (0.68%) CISM
16 52 (0.48%) MCP
17 46 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
17 46 (0.42%) ISEB
18 39 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (3.52%) QA
2 133 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 132 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 116 (1.06%) COBIT
5 88 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 79 (0.72%) SLA
7 73 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 31 (0.28%) ISO 8583
10 18 (0.17%) HL7
11 15 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 11 (0.10%) ISO 9000
13 10 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.083%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.073%) Basel II
16 6 (0.055%) COREP
17 5 (0.046%) FINREP
17 5 (0.046%) IAS 39
17 5 (0.046%) GAAP
System Software
1 713 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 518 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 339 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 140 (1.28%) XenApp
5 122 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
6 109 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 105 (0.96%) vSphere
8 96 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 77 (0.71%) vCloud
10 57 (0.52%) NFS
11 51 (0.47%) Apache Flume
12 49 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 49 (0.45%) SRDF
13 47 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 41 (0.38%) HDFS
15 39 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
16 38 (0.35%) Xen
17 37 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 30 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
18 30 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 156 (1.43%) SCCM
2 135 (1.24%) SCOM
3 94 (0.86%) Puppet
4 80 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 37 (0.34%) Ambari
6 37 (0.34%) Oozie
7 29 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 25 (0.23%) OpenSSO
9 22 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 17 (0.16%) MOM
11 16 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
12 15 (0.14%) WSUS
12 15 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.12%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 11 (0.10%) XenMobile
15 11 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (0.10%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2026 (18.59%) Oracle
2 1886 (17.30%) Microsoft
3 920 (8.44%) VMware
4 853 (7.83%) Cisco
5 729 (6.69%) SAP
6 593 (5.44%) IBM
7 434 (3.98%) Citrix
8 374 (3.43%) HP
9 323 (2.96%) EMC
10 279 (2.56%) NetApp
11 254 (2.33%) Juniper
12 228 (2.09%) F5
13 177 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
14 161 (1.48%) Informatica
15 155 (1.42%) Business Objects
16 153 (1.40%) Teradata
17 148 (1.36%) Cognos
18 146 (1.34%) Red Hat
19 145 (1.33%) TIBCO
20 144 (1.32%) Adobe
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