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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 46 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5597 5336 6056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.24% 5.25% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 5.55% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4256 4080 4707
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 2652 £75,000 +1.35% 286
South East -10 1092 £65,000 - 123
Yorkshire 0 435 £57,500 +4.54% 39
East of England +21 429 £65,000 +8.33% 39
South West +37 291 £57,500 - 43
West Midlands +8 278 £70,000 +18.64% 29
North West -2 272 £55,000 -12.00% 35
East Midlands +11 105 £57,500 -4.16% 14
North East -24 24 £62,500 +18.86% 3
Midlands -10 6 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2651 (24.05%) Finance
2 2067 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2037 (18.48%) Java
4 1957 (17.76%) Microsoft
5 1865 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1708 (15.50%) TOGAF
7 1545 (14.02%) .NET
8 1480 (13.43%) SOA
9 1344 (12.19%) Windows
10 1340 (12.16%) SQL
11 1338 (12.14%) SQL Server
12 1237 (11.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1110 (10.07%) Degree
14 1089 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
15 1020 (9.25%) Linux
16 1007 (9.14%) Banking
17 1005 (9.12%) VMware
18 975 (8.85%) Cisco
19 946 (8.58%) ITIL
20 940 (8.53%) Retail
21 916 (8.31%) E-Commerce
22 909 (8.25%) Web Services
23 869 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
24 856 (7.77%) Data Modelling
25 801 (7.27%) Project Management
26 785 (7.12%) HTML
27 774 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
28 765 (6.94%) C#
29 762 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
30 760 (6.90%) UML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 672 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 431 (3.91%) WebSphere
3 342 (3.10%) Apache
4 263 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
5 249 (2.26%) IIS
6 248 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 210 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 205 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 188 (1.71%) CMS
10 161 (1.46%) Lync
11 139 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 135 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 118 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 105 (0.95%) SAS
15 96 (0.87%) JBoss
16 86 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 86 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
17 85 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
18 72 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
18 72 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 757 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 126 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 118 (1.07%) MS Office
4 41 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 36 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.31%) MS Project
7 32 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 31 (0.28%) SPSS
9 20 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 17 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.045%) TargetLink
12 5 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.027%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.018%) InDesign
15 2 (0.018%) FastStats
16 1 (0.009%) Edge Animate
16 1 (0.009%) Revit
Business Applications
1 228 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 118 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 105 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 95 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 71 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
6 62 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 39 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 37 (0.34%) SAP SCM
9 35 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
10 34 (0.31%) SAP CRM
11 30 (0.27%) Maximo
12 26 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 26 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
13 24 (0.22%) Magento
13 24 (0.22%) SAP PP
13 24 (0.22%) Fredhopper
14 22 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 22 (0.20%) RMDS
14 22 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
15 19 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 293 (2.66%) SaaS
2 245 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 182 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 163 (1.48%) Office 365
6 156 (1.42%) IaaS
7 137 (1.24%) PaaS
8 44 (0.40%) Force.com
9 40 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
11 25 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 16 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
14 14 (0.13%) Google Apps
15 13 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 12 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (0.11%) ElastiCache
17 10 (0.091%) GitHub
18 6 (0.054%) Heroku
19 4 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 533 (4.84%) Firewall
2 530 (4.81%) SAN
3 474 (4.30%) WAN
4 455 (4.13%) LAN
5 391 (3.55%) Internet
6 226 (2.05%) NAS
7 212 (1.92%) Wireless
8 202 (1.83%) HTTP
9 182 (1.65%) MPLS
10 174 (1.58%) DNS
11 173 (1.57%) Network Security
12 168 (1.52%) VPN
13 158 (1.43%) TCP/IP
14 138 (1.25%) BGP
15 127 (1.15%) Unified Communications
16 124 (1.13%) OSPF
17 107 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 88 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
19 80 (0.73%) Multicast
20 75 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1338 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 774 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 521 (4.73%) Big Data
4 371 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 367 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 364 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 361 (3.28%) MySQL
8 346 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 337 (3.06%) Hadoop
10 246 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 229 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 212 (1.92%) DB2
13 201 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 196 (1.78%) MongoDB
15 180 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 158 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
17 151 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
18 145 (1.32%) Apache Hive
19 143 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
20 132 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 160 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 159 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 114 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 101 (0.92%) Maven
5 97 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 85 (0.77%) JIRA
6 85 (0.77%) Selenium
7 73 (0.66%) Axure RP
8 57 (0.52%) Subversion
9 56 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 46 (0.42%) JUnit
10 46 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
11 45 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 45 (0.41%) NUnit
12 37 (0.34%) Ant
13 36 (0.33%) ERwin
14 35 (0.32%) Mockito
15 33 (0.30%) TeamCity
16 29 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 27 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 2651 (24.05%) Finance
2 1007 (9.14%) Banking
3 940 (8.53%) Retail
4 697 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 457 (4.15%) Marketing
6 271 (2.46%) Legal
7 203 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 183 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 165 (1.50%) Back Office
10 139 (1.26%) Law
10 139 (1.26%) Publishing
11 128 (1.16%) Advertising
12 121 (1.10%) Games
13 100 (0.91%) Billing
14 70 (0.64%) Electronics
15 60 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 53 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 51 (0.46%) Front Office
18 50 (0.45%) French Language
19 45 (0.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1545 (14.02%) .NET
2 909 (8.25%) Web Services
3 785 (7.12%) HTML
4 706 (6.41%) XML
5 672 (6.10%) Middleware
6 614 (5.57%) J2EE
7 509 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 502 (4.55%) CSS
9 464 (4.21%) Spring
10 347 (3.15%) HTML5
11 320 (2.90%) SOAP
12 278 (2.52%) jQuery
13 263 (2.39%) WCF
14 254 (2.30%) Hibernate
15 253 (2.30%) REST
16 233 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
17 225 (2.04%) Java EE
18 191 (1.73%) .NET Framework
19 175 (1.59%) JSON
20 155 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 718 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 440 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
2 440 (3.99%) Open Source
3 380 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 379 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 339 (3.08%) User Experience
6 280 (2.54%) Data Integration
7 189 (1.71%) Clustering
8 166 (1.51%) Visualisation
9 157 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 141 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 141 (1.28%) Replication
11 137 (1.24%) N-Tier
12 119 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 102 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 95 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 91 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 89 (0.81%) PKI
17 80 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
18 63 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1344 (12.19%) Windows
2 1020 (9.25%) Linux
3 494 (4.48%) UNIX
4 220 (2.00%) Solaris
5 192 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 160 (1.45%) Android
7 135 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 124 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 100 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 98 (0.89%) AIX
12 70 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 50 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 37 (0.34%) HPUX
15 30 (0.27%) Windows XP
16 23 (0.21%) SUSE
17 21 (0.19%) zOS
17 21 (0.19%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.15%) OS/400
19 16 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1865 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1708 (15.50%) TOGAF
3 1480 (13.43%) SOA
4 1237 (11.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1089 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
6 946 (8.58%) ITIL
7 916 (8.31%) E-Commerce
8 869 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 856 (7.77%) Data Modelling
10 801 (7.27%) Project Management
11 760 (6.90%) UML
11 760 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 752 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
13 688 (6.24%) Scrum
14 682 (6.19%) CRM
15 585 (5.31%) Zachman Framework
16 559 (5.07%) ERP
17 556 (5.04%) ETL
18 496 (4.50%) Migration
19 491 (4.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2037 (18.48%) Java
2 1340 (12.16%) SQL
3 765 (6.94%) C#
4 628 (5.70%) JavaScript
5 247 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 213 (1.93%) PHP
7 205 (1.86%) Python
8 172 (1.56%) C
9 168 (1.52%) C++
10 128 (1.16%) Ruby
11 106 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 85 (0.77%) PowerShell
13 74 (0.67%) Perl
14 72 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 59 (0.54%) R
16 57 (0.52%) COBOL
17 48 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 48 (0.44%) Scala
18 38 (0.34%) XPath
19 32 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1110 (10.07%) Degree
2 758 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 574 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 390 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 302 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 220 (2.00%) MCSE
7 219 (1.99%) CCNP
8 187 (1.70%) CISSP
9 169 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 168 (1.52%) CCIE
11 109 (0.99%) CCNA
12 99 (0.90%) MCITP
13 92 (0.83%) CCDP
14 85 (0.77%) CISM
15 82 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 76 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
17 57 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
18 55 (0.50%) ISEB
19 51 (0.46%) MCP
20 43 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (3.47%) QA
2 103 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (0.92%) COBIT
4 97 (0.88%) SLA
5 95 (0.86%) Data Quality
6 86 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 65 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.27%) ISO 8583
9 25 (0.23%) JSP 440
10 15 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.13%) CRD IV
12 12 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.064%) HL7
14 5 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.045%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.045%) GAAP
15 4 (0.036%) Basel III
15 4 (0.036%) PABP
16 3 (0.027%) WAI
17 2 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 762 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 511 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 378 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 141 (1.28%) XenApp
5 134 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 122 (1.11%) vSphere
7 112 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
8 86 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 83 (0.75%) vCloud
10 64 (0.58%) NFS
11 61 (0.55%) Terminal Services
12 57 (0.52%) Apache Flume
13 56 (0.51%) SRDF
14 55 (0.50%) HDFS
15 47 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
16 43 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
17 41 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
18 40 (0.36%) ISA Server
18 40 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 37 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 134 (1.22%) SCCM
2 132 (1.20%) SCOM
3 112 (1.02%) Puppet
4 90 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 49 (0.44%) Oozie
7 40 (0.36%) Ambari
8 28 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 21 (0.19%) MOM
11 20 (0.18%) XenMobile
12 17 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 17 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 16 (0.15%) SCOrch
13 16 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 15 (0.14%) OpenSSO
15 13 (0.12%) OpenView
15 13 (0.12%) MIIS
16 11 (0.100%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (0.100%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2067 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1957 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 1005 (9.12%) VMware
4 975 (8.85%) Cisco
5 737 (6.69%) IBM
6 695 (6.31%) SAP
7 472 (4.28%) Citrix
8 467 (4.24%) HP
9 358 (3.25%) NetApp
10 341 (3.09%) EMC
11 327 (2.97%) Juniper
12 294 (2.67%) F5
13 192 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
14 176 (1.60%) Red Hat
15 168 (1.52%) Cognos
16 161 (1.46%) TIBCO
17 157 (1.42%) Informatica
17 157 (1.42%) Teradata
18 129 (1.17%) CheckPoint
19 124 (1.13%) Business Objects
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £72000 - £78000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £80000 per annum - Extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 11 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, car
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago