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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 47 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5174 5371 4873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.06% 4.91% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.20% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4055 4083 3811
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 2576 £77,500 +6.89% 307
South East -4 942 £65,000 - 101
East of England +13 359 £62,500 -3.84% 17
Yorkshire -18 327 £62,500 +4.16% 43
West Midlands +5 270 £65,000 +4.00% 29
South West -18 245 £57,500 - 25
North West +10 236 £65,000 +14.03% 38
East Midlands +19 129 £57,500 +4.54% 23
North East +1 26 £60,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands +1 18 £77,500 +24.00% 3
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2700 (25.01%) Finance
2 2302 (21.32%) Oracle
3 2291 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1966 (18.21%) Java
5 1857 (17.20%) Microsoft
6 1830 (16.95%) TOGAF
7 1487 (13.77%) .NET
8 1446 (13.39%) SOA
9 1349 (12.49%) Windows
10 1337 (12.38%) SQL Server
11 1269 (11.75%) Degree
12 1220 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1210 (11.21%) SQL
14 1176 (10.89%) Cisco
15 1130 (10.47%) VMware
16 1099 (10.18%) Retail
17 1037 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
18 1009 (9.35%) Linux
19 969 (8.97%) Banking
20 913 (8.46%) C#
20 913 (8.46%) Web Services
21 864 (8.00%) Middleware
22 837 (7.75%) E-Commerce
22 837 (7.75%) IBM
23 826 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
23 826 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
24 798 (7.39%) MS Excel
25 796 (7.37%) Data Centre
26 795 (7.36%) HTML
27 790 (7.32%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 548 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 482 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 327 (3.03%) Apache
4 285 (2.64%) IIS
5 226 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 218 (2.02%) MS Exchange
7 209 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 193 (1.79%) CMS
9 180 (1.67%) JBoss
10 149 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
11 145 (1.34%) Node.js
12 135 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
13 130 (1.20%) SAS
14 114 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 110 (1.02%) Lync
16 103 (0.95%) Apache Pig
17 102 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
17 102 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 82 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
18 82 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 798 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 159 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 153 (1.42%) MS Office
4 62 (0.57%) SPSS
5 57 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 41 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 38 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 28 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 23 (0.21%) MS Project
10 19 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.074%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.065%) Mingle
13 5 (0.046%) FastStats
14 3 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.019%) InDesign
15 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.019%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.009%) Simulink
16 1 (0.009%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 183 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 125 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 118 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 77 (0.71%) RMDS
5 74 (0.69%) SAP SCM
6 66 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 56 (0.52%) SAP ERP
8 55 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
9 46 (0.43%) SAP FI
10 45 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
10 45 (0.42%) SAP CO
11 42 (0.39%) Magento
12 39 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
13 37 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
14 36 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
15 35 (0.32%) SAP SD
16 33 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
17 32 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
18 30 (0.28%) SAP HR
19 29 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 519 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 377 (3.49%) SaaS
4 252 (2.33%) Office 365
5 224 (2.07%) IaaS
6 211 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 191 (1.77%) PaaS
8 74 (0.69%) Force.com
9 60 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
11 34 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
12 25 (0.23%) IBM PureFlex
13 21 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 18 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.16%) GitHub
15 17 (0.16%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.11%) SoftLayer
18 11 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 11 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 695 (6.44%) WAN
2 633 (5.86%) LAN
3 587 (5.44%) Firewall
4 545 (5.05%) SAN
5 274 (2.54%) Internet
5 274 (2.54%) NAS
6 245 (2.27%) HTTP
7 228 (2.11%) Wireless
8 204 (1.89%) Network Security
9 193 (1.79%) DNS
10 168 (1.56%) MPLS
11 166 (1.54%) VPN
12 164 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
13 148 (1.37%) TCP/IP
14 144 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 144 (1.33%) Multicast
15 140 (1.30%) FCoE
16 137 (1.27%) VoIP
17 96 (0.89%) Unified Communications
18 92 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1337 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 826 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
3 633 (5.86%) Big Data
4 463 (4.29%) Hadoop
5 441 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 401 (3.71%) NoSQL
7 387 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 290 (2.69%) DB2
9 279 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 271 (2.51%) MySQL
11 256 (2.37%) RDBMS
12 244 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 230 (2.13%) MongoDB
14 220 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 175 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 170 (1.57%) HBase
17 157 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
18 155 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
19 146 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
20 141 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 181 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 164 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 143 (1.32%) Subversion
4 128 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 127 (1.18%) Maven
6 111 (1.03%) ERwin
7 92 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
9 86 (0.80%) JIRA
10 66 (0.61%) Axure RP
11 64 (0.59%) JUnit
12 62 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 57 (0.53%) Hudson
14 41 (0.38%) Selenium
14 41 (0.38%) Ant
15 38 (0.35%) Eclipse
15 38 (0.35%) NUnit
15 38 (0.35%) SoapUI
16 32 (0.30%) Toad
17 28 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2700 (25.01%) Finance
2 1099 (10.18%) Retail
3 969 (8.97%) Banking
4 601 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 482 (4.46%) Marketing
6 328 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 202 (1.87%) Legal
8 174 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 147 (1.36%) Games
10 145 (1.34%) Law
11 139 (1.29%) Publishing
12 108 (1.00%) Back Office
13 105 (0.97%) Billing
14 98 (0.91%) Automotive
15 94 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 88 (0.82%) Electronics
17 79 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 58 (0.54%) Local Government
19 57 (0.53%) Front Office
20 54 (0.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1487 (13.77%) .NET
2 913 (8.46%) Web Services
3 864 (8.00%) Middleware
4 795 (7.36%) HTML
5 725 (6.71%) XML
6 482 (4.46%) J2EE
7 463 (4.29%) CSS
8 442 (4.09%) ASP.NET
9 339 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 335 (3.10%) REST
11 334 (3.09%) SOAP
12 328 (3.04%) Spring
13 317 (2.94%) HTML5
14 229 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 222 (2.06%) RESTful
16 218 (2.02%) jQuery
16 218 (2.02%) .NET Framework
17 199 (1.84%) XSLT
18 185 (1.71%) WCF
19 184 (1.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 796 (7.37%) Data Centre
2 763 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 466 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 441 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 439 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 319 (2.95%) Data Integration
7 313 (2.90%) User Experience
8 200 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 196 (1.82%) Clustering
10 185 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 170 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 139 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 123 (1.14%) Replication
14 115 (1.07%) Client/Server
15 109 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 101 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
17 100 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
18 95 (0.88%) PKI
19 90 (0.83%) Social Media
20 89 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1349 (12.49%) Windows
2 1009 (9.35%) Linux
3 408 (3.78%) UNIX
4 293 (2.71%) Solaris
5 186 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 156 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 132 (1.22%) AIX
8 116 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 115 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 99 (0.92%) Android
11 88 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 84 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (0.51%) HPUX
14 38 (0.35%) SUSE
15 35 (0.32%) CentOS
16 32 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 30 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
18 29 (0.27%) zOS
19 28 (0.26%) Ubuntu
20 24 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2291 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1830 (16.95%) TOGAF
3 1446 (13.39%) SOA
4 1220 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1037 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
6 837 (7.75%) E-Commerce
7 790 (7.32%) ITIL
7 790 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 771 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 742 (6.87%) Project Management
10 724 (6.71%) Data Modelling
11 676 (6.26%) Scrum
12 667 (6.18%) CRM
13 658 (6.09%) Zachman Framework
14 637 (5.90%) Migration
15 636 (5.89%) ETL
16 619 (5.73%) Mentoring
17 607 (5.62%) Analytics
18 584 (5.41%) SDLC
19 573 (5.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1966 (18.21%) Java
2 1210 (11.21%) SQL
3 913 (8.46%) C#
4 743 (6.88%) JavaScript
5 278 (2.57%) C
6 233 (2.16%) PHP
7 219 (2.03%) C++
8 199 (1.84%) Python
9 131 (1.21%) Ruby
10 125 (1.16%) Scala
11 108 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 104 (0.96%) R
13 87 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 85 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 82 (0.76%) Perl
16 68 (0.63%) Apex Code
17 59 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 57 (0.53%) Shell Script
19 42 (0.39%) VB
20 37 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1269 (11.75%) Degree
2 610 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 450 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 428 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 273 (2.53%) CCNP
6 248 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 235 (2.18%) CISSP
8 153 (1.42%) MCSE
9 124 (1.15%) CCIE
10 123 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 114 (1.06%) CCNA
12 109 (1.01%) CCDP
13 108 (1.00%) DV Cleared
14 101 (0.94%) CISM
15 82 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 64 (0.59%) HP ASE
17 59 (0.55%) MCITP
18 57 (0.53%) CCA
19 54 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
20 44 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (3.70%) QA
2 142 (1.32%) COBIT
3 129 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (1.10%) SLA
4 119 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 114 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 58 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 45 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.12%) HL7
10 11 (0.10%) JSP 440
11 10 (0.093%) EMIR
11 10 (0.093%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.056%) MiFID
12 6 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.046%) Basel II
14 3 (0.028%) GxP
14 3 (0.028%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.028%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 826 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 526 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 329 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 165 (1.53%) XenApp
5 146 (1.35%) NFS
6 139 (1.29%) SRDF
7 116 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
8 114 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 110 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 95 (0.88%) vSphere
11 91 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 85 (0.79%) KVM
13 74 (0.69%) vCloud
14 65 (0.60%) Xen
15 57 (0.53%) XenServer
16 54 (0.50%) Terminal Services
17 42 (0.39%) Docker
18 40 (0.37%) Apache Flume
19 37 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
20 28 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 192 (1.78%) Puppet
2 179 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (0.99%) SCCM
4 62 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 54 (0.50%) SCOM
6 52 (0.48%) Ansible
7 46 (0.43%) Nagios
8 29 (0.27%) Legato
9 27 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 24 (0.22%) Hyperic
11 23 (0.21%) Salt
12 21 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 21 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 20 (0.19%) OpenView
14 18 (0.17%) NetBackup
15 15 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
15 15 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 15 (0.14%) Cobbler
15 15 (0.14%) Oozie
16 13 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2302 (21.32%) Oracle
2 1857 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 1176 (10.89%) Cisco
4 1130 (10.47%) VMware
5 837 (7.75%) IBM
6 673 (6.23%) SAP
7 482 (4.46%) Citrix
8 463 (4.29%) HP
9 434 (4.02%) NetApp
10 382 (3.54%) EMC
11 289 (2.68%) F5
12 284 (2.63%) Juniper
13 273 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
14 263 (2.44%) CheckPoint
15 255 (2.36%) Red Hat
16 228 (2.11%) Informatica
17 215 (1.99%) hybris
18 200 (1.85%) TIBCO
19 163 (1.51%) Cognos
20 158 (1.46%) Intel
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Salary or Stock options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus on top
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £70k + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum £50k + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago