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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 47 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 5298 5073 6458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.95% 5.08% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.39% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3999 3857 5117
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 £47,500 £49,850
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
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 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 2521 £75,000 +3.44% 301
South East -12 1029 £65,000 - 111
Yorkshire +14 445 £57,500 +4.54% 40
East of England +17 387 £66,000 +10.00% 46
West Midlands +24 285 £70,000 +12.90% 34
North West -8 261 £57,000 -0.86% 46
South West +29 252 £55,000 - 55
East Midlands -4 86 £57,500 -4.16% 7
North East -26 21 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Midlands -10 5 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2619 (23.79%) Finance
2 2077 (18.86%) Java
3 2064 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1936 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 1821 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1591 (14.45%) .NET
7 1558 (14.15%) TOGAF
8 1482 (13.46%) SOA
9 1419 (12.89%) SQL
10 1410 (12.81%) SQL Server
11 1281 (11.63%) Windows
12 1218 (11.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1215 (11.04%) Degree
14 1182 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
15 1002 (9.10%) Linux
16 964 (8.76%) Banking
17 961 (8.73%) VMware
18 934 (8.48%) Cisco
19 919 (8.35%) E-Commerce
20 912 (8.28%) ITIL
21 886 (8.05%) Data Modelling
22 881 (8.00%) Web Services
23 861 (7.82%) Retail
24 854 (7.76%) HTML
25 849 (7.71%) Project Management
26 817 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
27 802 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
28 799 (7.26%) Security Cleared
29 793 (7.20%) C#
30 783 (7.11%) MS Excel

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 679 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 421 (3.82%) WebSphere
3 330 (3.00%) Apache
4 260 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
5 254 (2.31%) MS Exchange
6 251 (2.28%) IIS
7 219 (1.99%) WebLogic
8 204 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 192 (1.74%) CMS
10 160 (1.45%) Lync
11 150 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 139 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 122 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 102 (0.93%) SAS
15 88 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
16 87 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
17 83 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
18 73 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
19 67 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
19 67 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 783 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 125 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 123 (1.12%) MS Office
4 42 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 41 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 39 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 39 (0.35%) MS Project
7 32 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 30 (0.27%) SPSS
9 20 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 10 (0.091%) InDesign
12 8 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.036%) TargetLink
14 3 (0.027%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.018%) FastStats
16 1 (0.009%) DOC1
16 1 (0.009%) Revit
16 1 (0.009%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 242 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 130 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 120 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 92 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
5 72 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
6 67 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
7 44 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 41 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 39 (0.35%) SAP SCM
10 36 (0.33%) Maximo
11 32 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
12 31 (0.28%) Magento
13 29 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
14 26 (0.24%) Fredhopper
14 26 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
15 25 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
15 25 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
16 24 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
17 23 (0.21%) SAP MDM
18 22 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 294 (2.67%) SaaS
2 239 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 181 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 160 (1.45%) Office 365
6 150 (1.36%) IaaS
7 137 (1.24%) PaaS
8 46 (0.42%) Force.com
9 43 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
13 13 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 12 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 12 (0.11%) ElastiCache
14 12 (0.11%) Google Apps
15 8 (0.073%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.054%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.054%) GitHub
17 5 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 507 (4.60%) Firewall
2 497 (4.51%) SAN
3 465 (4.22%) WAN
4 443 (4.02%) LAN
5 398 (3.61%) Internet
6 211 (1.92%) HTTP
6 211 (1.92%) NAS
7 189 (1.72%) Wireless
8 188 (1.71%) DNS
9 177 (1.61%) Network Security
10 172 (1.56%) TCP/IP
11 171 (1.55%) VPN
12 151 (1.37%) MPLS
13 117 (1.06%) BGP
14 115 (1.04%) Unified Communications
15 112 (1.02%) OSPF
16 100 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 84 (0.76%) VLAN
18 82 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
19 80 (0.73%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1410 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 817 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
3 562 (5.10%) Big Data
4 385 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 379 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 375 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 366 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 358 (3.25%) MySQL
9 354 (3.22%) Hadoop
10 289 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 283 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 203 (1.84%) MongoDB
13 201 (1.83%) DB2
14 190 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 189 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 154 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
17 145 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
18 143 (1.30%) Apache Hive
19 141 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
20 140 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 171 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 170 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 117 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (0.99%) Maven
5 93 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 86 (0.78%) Subversion
7 66 (0.60%) Selenium
7 66 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 61 (0.55%) Axure RP
9 59 (0.54%) JIRA
10 54 (0.49%) JUnit
11 41 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
11 41 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
12 37 (0.34%) NUnit
13 36 (0.33%) ERwin
14 32 (0.29%) Ant
14 32 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
14 32 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 31 (0.28%) Mockito
16 27 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 2619 (23.79%) Finance
2 964 (8.76%) Banking
3 861 (7.82%) Retail
4 707 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 483 (4.39%) Marketing
6 274 (2.49%) Legal
7 190 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 185 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 164 (1.49%) Back Office
10 157 (1.43%) Advertising
11 135 (1.23%) Law
12 131 (1.19%) Publishing
13 115 (1.04%) Games
14 111 (1.01%) Billing
15 83 (0.75%) Electronics
16 65 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 63 (0.57%) Front Office
18 53 (0.48%) Financial Institution
19 43 (0.39%) Military
19 43 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1591 (14.45%) .NET
2 881 (8.00%) Web Services
3 854 (7.76%) HTML
4 699 (6.35%) XML
5 624 (5.67%) Middleware
6 621 (5.64%) J2EE
7 547 (4.97%) CSS
8 532 (4.83%) ASP.NET
9 480 (4.36%) Spring
10 363 (3.30%) HTML5
11 334 (3.03%) SOAP
12 290 (2.63%) jQuery
13 286 (2.60%) Hibernate
14 279 (2.53%) REST
15 268 (2.43%) WCF
16 241 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
17 209 (1.90%) .NET Framework
18 206 (1.87%) Java EE
19 171 (1.55%) JSON
20 166 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 699 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 481 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
3 427 (3.88%) Open Source
4 412 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 401 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 348 (3.16%) User Experience
7 255 (2.32%) Data Integration
8 197 (1.79%) Clustering
9 192 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 144 (1.31%) Replication
11 139 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 138 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 132 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 132 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 117 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 99 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
15 99 (0.90%) Mathematics
16 96 (0.87%) PKI
17 72 (0.65%) GIS
18 66 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1281 (11.63%) Windows
2 1002 (9.10%) Linux
3 484 (4.40%) UNIX
4 242 (2.20%) Solaris
5 200 (1.82%) Android
6 181 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 166 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 126 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 109 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 87 (0.79%) AIX
11 87 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 52 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 37 (0.34%) HPUX
14 34 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (0.28%) Windows XP
16 27 (0.25%) Windows Phone
17 23 (0.21%) SUSE
18 17 (0.15%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1821 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1558 (14.15%) TOGAF
3 1482 (13.46%) SOA
4 1218 (11.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1182 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
6 919 (8.35%) E-Commerce
7 912 (8.28%) ITIL
8 886 (8.05%) Data Modelling
9 849 (7.71%) Project Management
10 802 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 774 (7.03%) Mentoring
12 768 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
13 749 (6.80%) UML
14 742 (6.74%) CRM
15 677 (6.15%) Scrum
16 584 (5.30%) ETL
17 569 (5.17%) Migration
18 562 (5.10%) ERP
19 540 (4.90%) Analytics
20 539 (4.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2077 (18.86%) Java
2 1419 (12.89%) SQL
3 793 (7.20%) C#
4 657 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 255 (2.32%) T-SQL
6 229 (2.08%) PHP
7 192 (1.74%) Python
8 161 (1.46%) C++
9 160 (1.45%) C
10 131 (1.19%) Ruby
11 121 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 100 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 87 (0.79%) Perl
14 70 (0.64%) R
15 66 (0.60%) VB.NET
16 50 (0.45%) COBOL
17 49 (0.45%) Shell Script
18 41 (0.37%) Scala
19 38 (0.35%) Objective-C
20 35 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1215 (11.04%) Degree
2 799 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 587 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 370 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 294 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 218 (1.98%) CCNP
7 207 (1.88%) MCSE
8 170 (1.54%) CISSP
9 166 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 144 (1.31%) CCIE
11 107 (0.97%) CCDP
12 99 (0.90%) MCITP
13 90 (0.82%) DV Cleared
14 87 (0.79%) CCNA
15 78 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
16 73 (0.66%) CISM
17 57 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
18 54 (0.49%) MCP
19 44 (0.40%) MCTS
20 41 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (3.46%) QA
2 124 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 118 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 117 (1.06%) COBIT
5 91 (0.83%) SLA
6 81 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 76 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 29 (0.26%) ISO 8583
10 14 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.12%) HL7
12 12 (0.11%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 9 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.064%) ISO 9000
16 5 (0.045%) GAAP
16 5 (0.045%) Dublin Core
16 5 (0.045%) Basel III
17 4 (0.036%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.036%) COREP
System Software
1 743 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 532 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 357 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 136 (1.24%) XenApp
5 133 (1.21%) VMware ESX
6 127 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 113 (1.03%) vSphere
8 86 (0.78%) vCloud
9 85 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 61 (0.55%) NFS
10 61 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 54 (0.49%) SRDF
12 53 (0.48%) Apache Flume
13 50 (0.45%) HDFS
14 49 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 43 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 40 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
17 38 (0.35%) Xen
18 37 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
19 30 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 157 (1.43%) SCCM
2 141 (1.28%) SCOM
3 101 (0.92%) Puppet
4 80 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 47 (0.43%) Oozie
7 43 (0.39%) Ambari
8 28 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 24 (0.22%) Backup Exec
10 21 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (0.18%) OpenSSO
11 20 (0.18%) MOM
12 18 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 16 (0.15%) XenMobile
14 15 (0.14%) WSUS
15 14 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.13%) ARCserve
15 14 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
16 13 (0.12%) SCOrch
16 13 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2064 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1936 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 961 (8.73%) VMware
4 934 (8.48%) Cisco
5 741 (6.73%) SAP
6 655 (5.95%) IBM
7 432 (3.92%) Citrix
8 395 (3.59%) HP
9 326 (2.96%) EMC
10 318 (2.89%) NetApp
11 308 (2.80%) Juniper
12 285 (2.59%) F5
13 175 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
14 166 (1.51%) Red Hat
15 164 (1.49%) Teradata
16 156 (1.42%) Informatica
16 156 (1.42%) Cognos
17 150 (1.36%) TIBCO
18 143 (1.30%) Business Objects
19 133 (1.21%) Adobe
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago