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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 57 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 39 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.30% 3.55% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.71% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 20
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £85,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
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
1090 1133 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.14% 95.77% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 835 972 895
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 14 £87,500 -
Colchester +6 6 £72,000 -15.29%
Chelmsford -12 5 - -
Basildon -12 1 £65,000 -5.45%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 30 (36.59%) .NET
3 27 (32.93%) UML
4 20 (24.39%) Data Modelling
4 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 20 (24.39%) ERwin
5 19 (23.17%) C#
5 19 (23.17%) SOA
5 19 (23.17%) TOGAF
6 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.95%) MVC
6 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
7 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (20.73%) TeamCity
7 17 (20.73%) AngularJS
7 17 (20.73%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (19.51%) Information Architecture
9 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.29%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) TDD
10 14 (17.07%) VMware
11 13 (15.85%) Scrum
12 12 (14.63%) Banking
12 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (14.63%) IIS
12 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
13 11 (13.41%) Degree
13 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (14.63%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) JBoss
2 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) SAN
2 4 (4.88%) NAS
3 3 (3.66%) LAN
3 3 (3.66%) Wireless
3 3 (3.66%) MPLS
4 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.32%) DTS
3 6 (7.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) ERwin
2 17 (20.73%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Avionics
4 3 (3.66%) Military
4 3 (3.66%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 17 (20.73%) KnockoutJS
3 17 (20.73%) AngularJS
4 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.88%) WinForms
8 3 (3.66%) Web Services
8 3 (3.66%) WCF
9 2 (2.44%) RESTful
10 1 (1.22%) jQuery
10 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.22%) REST
10 1 (1.22%) Middleware
10 1 (1.22%) HTML
10 1 (1.22%) CSS
10 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.22%) LIMS
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) UML
2 20 (24.39%) Data Modelling
3 19 (23.17%) SOA
3 19 (23.17%) TOGAF
4 18 (21.95%) MVC
4 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (19.51%) Information Architecture
7 15 (18.29%) TDD
8 13 (15.85%) Scrum
9 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.20%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.32%) Coaching
12 6 (7.32%) DevOps
12 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.32%) Project Management
12 6 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) C#
2 6 (7.32%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (3.66%) PhD
3 2 (2.44%) CCIE
3 2 (2.44%) CCNP
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) CCDA
3 2 (2.44%) CCDP
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) CCSA
3 2 (2.44%) CCSE
3 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
3 2 (2.44%) JNCIE
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) webMethods
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Juniper
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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