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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 62 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 40 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.03% 3.23% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 3.35% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 25
Average salary £67,500 £67,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.36% +12.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £92,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
1265 1373 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.69% 96.28% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1128 807
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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
Brentwood -2 17 £87,500 +2.94% 2
Chelmsford +2 3 £65,000 -4.41%
Basildon +1 2 £67,500 -
Harlow 0 2 £65,000 -7.14%
Billericay - 1 £60,000 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 36 (43.37%) SOA
3 27 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (30.12%) .NET
5 24 (28.92%) TOGAF
6 19 (22.89%) C#
7 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.48%) UML
9 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
9 15 (18.07%) MVC
9 15 (18.07%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
10 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.66%) TDD
11 12 (14.46%) ERwin
11 12 (14.46%) Information Architecture
12 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.05%) Scrum
13 9 (10.84%) Banking
13 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
13 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (9.64%) Degree
14 8 (9.64%) Zachman Framework
15 7 (8.43%) WAN
16 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
16 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
16 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.61%) Lync
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) WAN
2 5 (6.02%) MPLS
3 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) Wireless
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
4 2 (2.41%) Network Security
4 2 (2.41%) NAS
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.20%) OSPF
5 1 (1.20%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) ERwin
2 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Military
5 2 (2.41%) Avionics
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
2 15 (18.07%) KnockoutJS
2 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
3 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (7.23%) Middleware
4 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.82%) WinForms
5 4 (4.82%) J2EE
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) WCF
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
7 1 (1.20%) XMPP
7 1 (1.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) LIMS
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) SOA
2 27 (32.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (28.92%) TOGAF
4 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.48%) UML
6 15 (18.07%) MVC
7 13 (15.66%) TDD
8 12 (14.46%) Information Architecture
9 10 (12.05%) Scrum
9 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (9.64%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.82%) Feature Driven Development
13 4 (4.82%) BDD
13 4 (4.82%) ERP
14 3 (3.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) Java
2 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) CCNP
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.02%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) CCDA
4 4 (4.82%) CCDP
4 4 (4.82%) CCSA
4 4 (4.82%) CCSE
4 4 (4.82%) CCIE
4 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) JNCIP
5 3 (3.61%) JNCIE
5 3 (3.61%) ISEB
6 2 (2.41%) PhD
6 2 (2.41%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco
2 6 (7.23%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.02%) Juniper
4 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.61%) F5
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.20%) IBM