The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 82 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 77 143 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.43% 5.67% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 5.93% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 47 102 90
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £54,425
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £90,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Architect
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Watford -3 31 £68,750 +19.56% 5
Hemel Hempstead -4 16 £60,000 -14.28%
Rickmansworth -11 3 £65,000 +13.04%
Stevenage +12 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 £75,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -18 1 £52,500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 52 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.49%) Java
3 49 (28.49%) Oracle
4 44 (25.58%) Windows
5 40 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (21.51%) XML
7 33 (19.19%) Web Services
8 32 (18.60%) SOA
8 32 (18.60%) Relational Database
9 31 (18.02%) C#
9 31 (18.02%) Open Source
10 29 (16.86%) VMware
10 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
11 28 (16.28%) Management Information System
12 27 (15.70%) PKI
13 26 (15.12%) Firewall
13 26 (15.12%) WAN
13 26 (15.12%) LAN
14 24 (13.95%) Waterfall
14 24 (13.95%) Cisco
14 24 (13.95%) Middleware
15 23 (13.37%) HP
15 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
15 23 (13.37%) SharePoint
16 22 (12.79%) DB2
16 22 (12.79%) SQL
16 22 (12.79%) Change Management
16 22 (12.79%) Product Management
16 22 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (11.63%) WebSphere
4 19 (11.05%) MQSeries
5 17 (9.88%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.65%) Apache
7 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.74%) Node.js
8 3 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.16%) Drupal
9 2 (1.16%) Lync
10 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Temenos T24
1 10 (5.81%) Finacle
2 3 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.65%) SaaS
4 7 (4.07%) Office 365
4 7 (4.07%) PaaS
5 6 (3.49%) IaaS
6 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.12%) Firewall
1 26 (15.12%) WAN
1 26 (15.12%) LAN
2 20 (11.63%) Internet
3 18 (10.47%) SSL
4 12 (6.98%) SAN
5 3 (1.74%) NAS
5 3 (1.74%) Network Security
6 2 (1.16%) OSPF
6 2 (1.16%) BGP
6 2 (1.16%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) DNS
6 2 (1.16%) PBX
6 2 (1.16%) VLAN
6 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.58%) DHCP
7 1 (0.58%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (12.79%) DB2
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.65%) NonStop SQL
6 6 (3.49%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.16%) MySQL
8 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.91%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.91%) NUnit
3 5 (2.91%) JUnit
4 3 (1.74%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.16%) Ant
5 2 (1.16%) Subversion
5 2 (1.16%) Axure RP
General
1 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 21 (12.21%) Retail
3 19 (11.05%) Banking
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.91%) Marketing
5 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.33%) Interactive Media
7 3 (1.74%) Games
7 3 (1.74%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.51%) XML
2 33 (19.19%) Web Services
3 24 (13.95%) Middleware
4 20 (11.63%) .NET
4 20 (11.63%) Spring
5 18 (10.47%) Application Packaging
6 17 (9.88%) JMS
7 13 (7.56%) RESTful
8 6 (3.49%) HTML
9 5 (2.91%) SAP PI
9 5 (2.91%) J2EE
9 5 (2.91%) XSD
10 4 (2.33%) CSS
11 3 (1.74%) HTML5
11 3 (1.74%) JSP
11 3 (1.74%) Servlets
11 3 (1.74%) EJB
12 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (18.02%) Open Source
3 28 (16.28%) Management Information System
4 27 (15.70%) PKI
5 15 (8.72%) N-Tier
6 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.65%) Public Cloud
7 7 (4.07%) SWIFT
8 6 (3.49%) iPad
8 6 (3.49%) FMCG
8 6 (3.49%) User Experience
9 5 (2.91%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.74%) Blog
11 3 (1.74%) DTV
12 2 (1.16%) Streaming Video
12 2 (1.16%) Replication
12 2 (1.16%) STB
12 2 (1.16%) IPTV
12 2 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.58%) Windows
2 16 (9.30%) UNIX
3 11 (6.40%) Linux
4 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.65%) Android
6 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.60%) SOA
2 24 (13.95%) Waterfall
3 22 (12.79%) Change Management
3 22 (12.79%) Product Management
3 22 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.21%) TOGAF
4 21 (12.21%) Network Design
5 18 (10.47%) Migration
5 18 (10.47%) Zachman Framework
6 17 (9.88%) TDD
6 17 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.30%) MVC
8 15 (8.72%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.72%) Refactoring
8 15 (8.72%) AOP
9 14 (8.14%) Information Security
10 12 (6.98%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.49%) Java
2 31 (18.02%) C#
3 22 (12.79%) SQL
4 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.74%) Ruby
5 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 2 (1.16%) Perl
6 2 (1.16%) PHP
6 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.16%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) Jython
7 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.58%) Erlang
7 1 (0.58%) VBScript
7 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.81%) CISM
2 10 (5.81%) CISSP
2 10 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.65%) Degree
4 5 (2.91%) CCNA
5 3 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.16%) CCDP
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.16%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.16%) MCSE
6 2 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) ISO 8583
2 9 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.74%) QA
5 2 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.23%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.49%) vSphere
4 6 (3.49%) XenApp
4 6 (3.49%) vCloud
5 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.16%) SRDF
6 2 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) SCCM
2 6 (3.49%) SCOM
3 5 (2.91%) Puppet
4 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) vMotion
6 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 52 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.49%) Oracle
3 29 (16.86%) VMware
4 24 (13.95%) Cisco
5 23 (13.37%) HP
6 21 (12.21%) IBM
7 18 (10.47%) TIBCO
7 18 (10.47%) Citrix
8 17 (9.88%) SAP
9 13 (7.56%) Juniper
10 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.91%) Nintex
11 5 (2.91%) ProCurve
11 5 (2.91%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.91%) Metastorm
12 4 (2.33%) EMC
12 4 (2.33%) F5
13 3 (1.74%) Apple
13 3 (1.74%) NetApp
14 2 (1.16%) Hitachi
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Posted: 18 days ago
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