The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 66 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 33 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.11% 2.43% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 2.56% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 11
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,375 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,650 £63,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1022 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.42% 95.13% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 867 754 726
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Architect
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester - 14 £53,750 -
Cheltenham -17 5 £72,500 +37.44% 3
Architect
South West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) VMware
4 12 (20.34%) Windows
5 11 (18.64%) IBM
5 11 (18.64%) Firewall
5 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
5 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) Juniper
8 6 (10.17%) SAN
8 6 (10.17%) MPLS
8 6 (10.17%) HP
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.17%) Banking
8 6 (10.17%) Change Management
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security
9 5 (8.47%) Migration
9 5 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) LAN
9 5 (8.47%) WAN
9 5 (8.47%) AIX
9 5 (8.47%) Linux
9 5 (8.47%) Citrix
10 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Mule
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.69%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) MPLS
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (5.08%) NAS
5 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.08%) Network Security
5 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.39%) IPv4
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) DHCP
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) GPON
7 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.69%) OFDM
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) COM
2 1 (1.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Open Source
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) RMADS
3 1 (1.69%) Social Network
3 1 (1.69%) CESG
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) AIX
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Solaris
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) Change Management
1 6 (10.17%) Information Security
2 5 (8.47%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.78%) Cyber Security
4 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.08%) SOA
4 3 (5.08%) UML
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL
5 2 (3.39%) EAI
5 2 (3.39%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) C
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.78%) CCIE
6 4 (6.78%) MCSE
7 3 (5.08%) HP ASE
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 3 (5.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSD
8 1 (1.69%) ISEB
8 1 (1.69%) CCA
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCEA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) OpenView
1 3 (5.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Cisco
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 11 (18.64%) IBM
4 8 (13.56%) Juniper
5 6 (10.17%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Teradata
10 1 (1.69%) Northgate
10 1 (1.69%) Civica
10 1 (1.69%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.69%) NetIQ
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + £5,000 bonus + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago