The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 81 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.06% 2.55% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 2.66% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 13 25
Average salary £80,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £43,031
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1086 1090 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.68% 95.87% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 864 868 796
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,710 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region.

Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Architect
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Essex

Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 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
Brentwood +14 39 £80,000 -5.88% 7
Basildon - 7 - - 1
Chelmsford +2 2 £52,250 -3.24%
Colchester +2 2 £60,000 -
Harlow +2 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 76 (59.38%) Finance
2 38 (29.69%) UML
3 36 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (26.56%) .NET
5 30 (23.44%) SOA
6 27 (21.09%) Oracle
7 26 (20.31%) TOGAF
8 23 (17.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (16.41%) Middleware
9 21 (16.41%) Windows
9 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
10 20 (15.63%) TIBCO
10 20 (15.63%) WebSphere
11 19 (14.84%) webMethods
12 16 (12.50%) VMware
12 16 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.72%) SAN
14 14 (10.94%) Cisco
14 14 (10.94%) ITIL
14 14 (10.94%) Service Delivery
14 14 (10.94%) Information Architecture
15 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.38%) C#
16 12 (9.38%) Banking
16 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
16 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (8.59%) Degree
17 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.59%) Juniper

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 20 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Lync
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) SAN
2 10 (7.81%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) NAS
3 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.47%) VPN
4 6 (4.69%) LAN
4 6 (4.69%) WAN
4 6 (4.69%) OSPF
4 6 (4.69%) BGP
4 6 (4.69%) VLAN
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.91%) Multicast
5 5 (3.91%) FWSM
5 5 (3.91%) MPLS
6 3 (2.34%) Wireless
7 2 (1.56%) LDAP
7 2 (1.56%) ATM
7 2 (1.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.34%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.34%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
1 11 (8.59%) ERwin
2 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 76 (59.38%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Front Office
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Military
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) .NET
2 21 (16.41%) Middleware
3 9 (7.03%) Web Services
4 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.34%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (2.34%) JRules
5 3 (2.34%) SOAP
5 3 (2.34%) XML
6 2 (1.56%) JSP
7 1 (0.78%) Ajax
7 1 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.13%) CESG
4 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) EMV
5 1 (0.78%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Linux
3 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.34%) UNIX
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.69%) UML
2 36 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (23.44%) SOA
4 26 (20.31%) TOGAF
5 23 (17.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 14 (10.94%) ITIL
7 14 (10.94%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.94%) Information Architecture
8 10 (7.81%) Migration
9 9 (7.03%) Project Management
10 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.25%) Workflow
10 8 (6.25%) MODAF
10 8 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 7 (5.47%) Coaching
12 5 (3.91%) Security Architecture
12 5 (3.91%) Requirements Management
12 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.91%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.38%) C#
2 11 (8.59%) SQL
3 10 (7.81%) VB.NET
4 8 (6.25%) C
4 8 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (3.13%) PHP
6 3 (2.34%) C++
7 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.59%) Degree
3 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.69%) CCNP
6 5 (3.91%) CCSP
6 5 (3.91%) CCDA
7 2 (1.56%) MCSE
7 2 (1.56%) CCA
7 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.56%) VCP5
7 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) CCDP
8 1 (0.78%) CISSP
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Oracle
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.63%) TIBCO
4 19 (14.84%) webMethods
5 16 (12.50%) VMware
6 14 (10.94%) Cisco
7 11 (8.59%) Juniper
8 8 (6.25%) F5
9 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.91%) NEC
11 4 (3.13%) SAP
11 4 (3.13%) Citrix
11 4 (3.13%) JD Edwards
12 3 (2.34%) JBoss
13 2 (1.56%) Software AG
14 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
14 1 (0.78%) IBM
14 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago