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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 59 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 43 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.35% 3.88% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 4.06% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 37
Average salary £76,250 £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.20% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £98,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
1229 912 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.79% 95.70% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 981 700 746
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 24 £85,000 - 7
Chelmsford -11 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Colchester - 1 £77,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (59.74%) Finance
2 58 (37.66%) SOA
3 57 (37.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (28.57%) UML
5 40 (25.97%) TOGAF
6 32 (20.78%) Oracle
7 29 (18.83%) Middleware
8 28 (18.18%) TIBCO
8 28 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 25 (16.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (16.23%) .NET
10 23 (14.94%) Banking
11 21 (13.64%) Data Modelling
12 20 (12.99%) Microsoft
12 20 (12.99%) Information Architecture
13 19 (12.34%) webMethods
14 18 (11.69%) SAN
14 18 (11.69%) Windows
14 18 (11.69%) Manufacturing
15 17 (11.04%) Cisco
16 15 (9.74%) ERwin
17 14 (9.09%) VMware
17 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
18 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
19 12 (7.79%) Degree
20 11 (7.14%) NAS
20 11 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
20 11 (7.14%) CCNP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.60%) IIS
2 4 (2.60%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) SAN
2 11 (7.14%) NAS
3 10 (6.49%) Firewall
3 10 (6.49%) WAN
4 9 (5.84%) LAN
5 8 (5.19%) OSPF
5 8 (5.19%) BGP
6 7 (4.55%) MPLS
7 6 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.25%) VLAN
9 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.60%) VPN
9 4 (2.60%) IPv4
9 4 (2.60%) IPv6
9 4 (2.60%) FWSM
9 4 (2.60%) Multicast
9 4 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.30%) Wireless
11 1 (0.65%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) ERwin
2 5 (3.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (3.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 92 (59.74%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Banking
3 18 (11.69%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Publishing
6 4 (2.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.83%) Middleware
2 25 (16.23%) .NET
3 6 (3.90%) J2EE
4 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.60%) SOAP
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) REST
6 3 (1.95%) Java EE
6 3 (1.95%) JSP
7 1 (0.65%) XMPP
7 1 (0.65%) HTML5
7 1 (0.65%) Ajax
7 1 (0.65%) HTML
7 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.25%) LIMS
3 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.95%) PKI
4 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.69%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.66%) SOA
2 57 (37.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (28.57%) UML
4 40 (25.97%) TOGAF
5 25 (16.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 20 (12.99%) Information Architecture
8 14 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.49%) Migration
10 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.19%) ETL
11 8 (5.19%) ITIL
11 8 (5.19%) Project Management
12 7 (4.55%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.55%) OO
13 6 (3.90%) Load Balancing
14 5 (3.25%) Scrum
14 5 (3.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) Java
2 6 (3.90%) C#
3 4 (2.60%) R
4 3 (1.95%) SQL
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 11 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.14%) CCNP
3 6 (3.90%) CCNA
3 6 (3.90%) CCDA
4 4 (2.60%) CCSP
4 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.95%) CCDP
5 3 (1.95%) ISEB
6 2 (1.30%) CCIE
6 2 (1.30%) CCSA
6 2 (1.30%) CCSE
6 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.65%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.95%) COBIT
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) SCOM
1 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (20.78%) Oracle
2 28 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 20 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.34%) webMethods
5 17 (11.04%) Cisco
6 14 (9.09%) VMware
7 8 (5.19%) Juniper
8 7 (4.55%) F5
8 7 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.25%) IBM
9 5 (3.25%) Citrix
10 2 (1.30%) Avaya
10 2 (1.30%) Software AG
10 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
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