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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 47 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5380 5798 5122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.25% 5.10% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 5.39% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4391 4026
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 £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,250 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +4.16%
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
97085 107569 97648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.60% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80355 88429 82175
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +8 2643 £75,000 +3.44% 321
South East -2 1031 £66,750 +2.69% 81
Yorkshire -1 399 £60,000 +9.09% 37
East of England +4 302 £67,500 +8.00% 41
West Midlands +10 282 £60,000 -4.00% 32
North West +4 263 £61,500 +6.95% 29
South West -23 258 £60,000 +9.09% 33
East Midlands -7 121 £57,500 - 24
North East +34 64 £61,215 +30.24% 7
Midlands -12 6 £65,000 -3.70%
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 2612 (24.12%) Finance
2 2223 (20.52%) Oracle
3 2193 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2079 (19.19%) Java
5 1788 (16.51%) Microsoft
6 1739 (16.06%) TOGAF
7 1468 (13.55%) .NET
8 1421 (13.12%) SOA
9 1382 (12.76%) Windows
10 1269 (11.72%) SQL
11 1236 (11.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1197 (11.05%) SQL Server
13 1114 (10.29%) Degree
14 1095 (10.11%) Retail
15 1092 (10.08%) VMware
16 1065 (9.83%) Cisco
17 1038 (9.58%) Linux
18 1016 (9.38%) Banking
19 1000 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
20 918 (8.48%) C#
21 916 (8.46%) Web Services
22 839 (7.75%) IBM
22 839 (7.75%) Middleware
23 826 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
24 796 (7.35%) E-Commerce
25 794 (7.33%) HTML
26 789 (7.28%) Technical Architecture
27 786 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
28 768 (7.09%) Data Modelling
29 743 (6.86%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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
1 611 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 515 (4.75%) WebSphere
3 348 (3.21%) Apache
4 260 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 247 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 217 (2.00%) IIS
7 210 (1.94%) MS Exchange
8 207 (1.91%) JBoss
9 179 (1.65%) CMS
10 153 (1.41%) Lync
11 138 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 125 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 120 (1.11%) SAS
14 116 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
15 107 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
16 100 (0.92%) OpenStack
17 90 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
18 87 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
19 86 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
20 85 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 732 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 151 (1.39%) MS Office
3 129 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.50%) PowerPivot
5 48 (0.44%) SPSS
6 37 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 32 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 29 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.21%) MS Project
10 18 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.037%) FastStats
12 4 (0.037%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.018%) InDesign
14 1 (0.009%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 150 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 144 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 112 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 76 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 75 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 75 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 74 (0.68%) SAP SCM
7 69 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 64 (0.59%) RMDS
9 58 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
9 58 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
10 41 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
11 40 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
12 39 (0.36%) SAP HR
13 35 (0.32%) SAP ERP
14 32 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
15 27 (0.25%) SAP SD
16 23 (0.21%) Magento
17 19 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
18 18 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 444 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 379 (3.50%) SaaS
4 284 (2.62%) Office 365
5 208 (1.92%) IaaS
6 201 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 170 (1.57%) PaaS
8 55 (0.51%) Force.com
9 54 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 26 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 24 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 23 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.18%) Google Apps
14 18 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 18 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.13%) Terremark
15 14 (0.13%) SoftLayer
16 13 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 573 (5.29%) Firewall
2 572 (5.28%) SAN
3 548 (5.06%) WAN
4 473 (4.37%) LAN
5 308 (2.84%) Internet
6 248 (2.29%) Wireless
7 229 (2.11%) NAS
8 220 (2.03%) HTTP
9 187 (1.73%) DNS
10 168 (1.55%) Network Security
11 155 (1.43%) MPLS
12 153 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
13 152 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
14 132 (1.22%) TCP/IP
15 131 (1.21%) VPN
16 124 (1.14%) Multicast
17 119 (1.10%) FCoE
18 97 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
19 93 (0.86%) SSL
20 85 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1197 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 741 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 655 (6.05%) Big Data
4 451 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 411 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 391 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 364 (3.36%) Oracle Database
8 329 (3.04%) MySQL
9 318 (2.94%) DB2
10 272 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 214 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 210 (1.94%) MongoDB
13 186 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 160 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 151 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
16 144 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 123 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
18 121 (1.12%) HBase
19 118 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
20 116 (1.07%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 157 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 141 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 139 (1.28%) Subversion
4 119 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 113 (1.04%) Maven
6 88 (0.81%) ERwin
7 82 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (0.70%) Ant
9 74 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
10 68 (0.63%) Eclipse
11 65 (0.60%) JIRA
12 51 (0.47%) Axure RP
13 50 (0.46%) JUnit
14 46 (0.42%) Hudson
14 46 (0.42%) Toad
15 34 (0.31%) NUnit
16 30 (0.28%) Selenium
17 26 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 24 (0.22%) ClearCase
19 23 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 2612 (24.12%) Finance
2 1095 (10.11%) Retail
3 1016 (9.38%) Banking
4 569 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 437 (4.03%) Marketing
6 326 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 232 (2.14%) Legal
8 193 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 151 (1.39%) Games
10 133 (1.23%) Law
11 127 (1.17%) Back Office
12 115 (1.06%) Billing
13 93 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 87 (0.80%) Publishing
15 85 (0.78%) Electronics
16 79 (0.73%) Advertising
17 69 (0.64%) Automotive
18 67 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 67 (0.62%) Local Government
19 54 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1468 (13.55%) .NET
2 916 (8.46%) Web Services
3 839 (7.75%) Middleware
4 794 (7.33%) HTML
5 740 (6.83%) XML
6 599 (5.53%) J2EE
7 465 (4.29%) Spring
8 453 (4.18%) CSS
9 443 (4.09%) ASP.NET
10 337 (3.11%) SOAP
11 308 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 305 (2.82%) HTML5
13 300 (2.77%) REST
14 249 (2.30%) RESTful
15 241 (2.23%) jQuery
16 219 (2.02%) Java EE
17 215 (1.99%) Hibernate
18 210 (1.94%) WCF
19 206 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 203 (1.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 715 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 548 (5.06%) Open Source
3 427 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
4 414 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 402 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 305 (2.82%) Data Integration
7 276 (2.55%) User Experience
8 216 (1.99%) Clustering
9 194 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 159 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 153 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 133 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 116 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 114 (1.05%) Replication
15 105 (0.97%) Data Structures
16 100 (0.92%) PKI
17 87 (0.80%) Life Science
17 87 (0.80%) Public Cloud
18 82 (0.76%) Social Media
19 81 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1382 (12.76%) Windows
2 1038 (9.58%) Linux
3 477 (4.40%) UNIX
4 274 (2.53%) Solaris
5 148 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 142 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 111 (1.02%) AIX
9 109 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 105 (0.97%) Android
11 91 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 87 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (0.62%) HPUX
14 47 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 39 (0.36%) CentOS
16 32 (0.30%) zOS
17 29 (0.27%) SUSE
17 29 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
18 28 (0.26%) OS/400
19 26 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2193 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1739 (16.06%) TOGAF
3 1421 (13.12%) SOA
4 1236 (11.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1000 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 796 (7.35%) E-Commerce
7 789 (7.28%) Technical Architecture
8 786 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 768 (7.09%) Data Modelling
10 739 (6.82%) Scrum
11 731 (6.75%) ITIL
11 731 (6.75%) Project Management
12 636 (5.87%) CRM
13 634 (5.85%) Migration
14 627 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 622 (5.74%) ETL
16 604 (5.58%) Zachman Framework
17 579 (5.35%) UML
18 542 (5.00%) Analytics
19 486 (4.49%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2079 (19.19%) Java
2 1269 (11.72%) SQL
3 918 (8.48%) C#
4 743 (6.86%) JavaScript
5 263 (2.43%) PHP
6 246 (2.27%) C
7 205 (1.89%) Python
8 189 (1.74%) C++
9 129 (1.19%) Ruby
10 124 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 96 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 90 (0.83%) Perl
13 89 (0.82%) R
14 83 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 68 (0.63%) Scala
16 57 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 56 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 44 (0.41%) Shell Script
19 39 (0.36%) VB.NET
20 36 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1114 (10.29%) Degree
2 710 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 526 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 317 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 232 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 222 (2.05%) CISSP
7 176 (1.62%) CCNP
8 159 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 159 (1.47%) MCSE
9 129 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 125 (1.15%) CCNA
11 108 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 106 (0.98%) CCIE
13 105 (0.97%) CISM
14 86 (0.79%) CCA
14 86 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
15 72 (0.66%) CCDP
16 62 (0.57%) CCEE
17 58 (0.54%) CCIA
18 54 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 330 (3.05%) QA
2 125 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 119 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (1.03%) SLA
5 104 (0.96%) COBIT
6 98 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 44 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 43 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 36 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 18 (0.17%) ISO 8583
11 15 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 14 (0.13%) HL7
13 8 (0.074%) EMIR
14 6 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
15 5 (0.046%) Basel II
16 4 (0.037%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.028%) BS15000
17 3 (0.028%) ISO 14001
18 2 (0.018%) WAI
18 2 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 826 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 548 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 330 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 163 (1.50%) XenApp
5 136 (1.26%) NFS
6 133 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 126 (1.16%) vSphere
8 124 (1.14%) SRDF
9 123 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 97 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 79 (0.73%) KVM
12 78 (0.72%) VMware ESX
13 56 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 51 (0.47%) vCloud
15 48 (0.44%) XenServer
16 43 (0.40%) Xen
17 29 (0.27%) Apache Flume
18 24 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
19 23 (0.21%) Docker
20 19 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 160 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 158 (1.46%) Puppet
3 134 (1.24%) SCCM
4 88 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 64 (0.59%) SCOM
6 38 (0.35%) Nagios
7 34 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 24 (0.22%) Legato
9 23 (0.21%) Ansible
10 21 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 20 (0.18%) Salt
12 19 (0.18%) TeamSite
12 19 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 17 (0.16%) Ganglia
14 16 (0.15%) CiscoWorks
15 15 (0.14%) Graphite
16 14 (0.13%) Data Guard
16 14 (0.13%) OpenView
17 13 (0.12%) Backup Exec
17 13 (0.12%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 2223 (20.52%) Oracle
2 1788 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 1092 (10.08%) VMware
4 1065 (9.83%) Cisco
5 839 (7.75%) IBM
6 743 (6.86%) SAP
7 540 (4.99%) Citrix
8 455 (4.20%) HP
9 410 (3.79%) NetApp
10 405 (3.74%) EMC
11 282 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
12 277 (2.56%) Juniper
13 249 (2.30%) TIBCO
14 233 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 203 (1.87%) F5
16 194 (1.79%) Red Hat
17 184 (1.70%) Informatica
18 167 (1.54%) Cognos
19 158 (1.46%) hybris
20 150 (1.38%) Business Objects
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Cognizant
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hays IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Morson International (IT)
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Open Spaces
Salary: salaryOverride
Posted: 8 hours ago
England
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Strike IT Services
Salary: £55k + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ealing, London
e-resourcing Limited
Salary: Bonus and benefits.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 10 hours ago