The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 167 86 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.70% 4.06% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 4.31% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 131 49 85
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £61,810
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,100
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +17 50 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 29 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Rickmansworth - 10 £85,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 4 £72,500 - 1
Stevenage -8 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 126 (42.86%) Finance
2 90 (30.61%) Java
3 77 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 75 (25.51%) Oracle
5 59 (20.07%) Open Source
6 57 (19.39%) Windows
6 57 (19.39%) Middleware
7 54 (18.37%) .NET
7 54 (18.37%) Retail
8 49 (16.67%) PKI
8 49 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 46 (15.65%) VMware
9 46 (15.65%) SQL
10 45 (15.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 45 (15.31%) WebLogic
11 44 (14.97%) DB2
12 43 (14.63%) Cisco
12 43 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (13.95%) Banking
14 40 (13.61%) XML
15 39 (13.27%) TIBCO
15 39 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (13.27%) Relational Database
16 38 (12.93%) MQSeries
16 38 (12.93%) JMS
17 36 (12.24%) SOA
17 36 (12.24%) WAN
17 36 (12.24%) TOGAF
18 35 (11.90%) ERP
18 35 (11.90%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 49 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 45 (15.31%) WebSphere Application Server
2 45 (15.31%) WebLogic
3 38 (12.93%) MQSeries
4 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.44%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (4.76%) Lync
6 9 (3.06%) IIS
7 4 (1.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.36%) Apache
8 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.02%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.02%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.02%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.02%) Finacle
2 3 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.78%) PaaS
2 12 (4.08%) IaaS
3 4 (1.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.24%) WAN
2 33 (11.22%) LAN
3 27 (9.18%) Firewall
4 21 (7.14%) SAN
5 20 (6.80%) Internet
6 15 (5.10%) DNS
7 7 (2.38%) HTTP
7 7 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.04%) 4G
8 6 (2.04%) WLAN
8 6 (2.04%) 3G
8 6 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.04%) OSPF
8 6 (2.04%) 2G
9 5 (1.70%) MPLS
9 5 (1.70%) BGP
9 5 (1.70%) SSL
9 5 (1.70%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.97%) DB2
2 39 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.88%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.08%) Big Data
6 11 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.40%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.72%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.34%) Impala
11 1 (0.34%) HBase
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (1.02%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Hudson
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (42.86%) Finance
2 54 (18.37%) Retail
3 41 (13.95%) Banking
4 29 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.08%) Marketing
6 11 (3.74%) Advertising
7 8 (2.72%) Games
7 8 (2.72%) Back Office
8 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.39%) Middleware
2 54 (18.37%) .NET
3 40 (13.61%) XML
4 38 (12.93%) JMS
5 21 (7.14%) J2EE
6 10 (3.40%) HTML
6 10 (3.40%) CSS
7 7 (2.38%) Web Services
8 6 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.36%) HTML5
9 4 (1.36%) CSS3
9 4 (1.36%) EJB
9 4 (1.36%) JSP
9 4 (1.36%) Servlets
10 3 (1.02%) SOAP
10 3 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.02%) REST
10 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (0.68%) SAP PI
11 2 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.07%) Open Source
2 49 (16.67%) PKI
3 39 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (8.84%) Computer Science
4 26 (8.84%) Management Information System
5 22 (7.48%) Kindle
6 17 (5.78%) Visualisation
7 14 (4.76%) SWIFT
7 14 (4.76%) Clustering
8 13 (4.42%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (2.72%) Taxonomies
10 6 (2.04%) FMCG
11 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.36%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.36%) IVR
11 4 (1.36%) EPoS
11 4 (1.36%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.02%) Replication
13 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.68%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.39%) Windows
2 26 (8.84%) Linux
3 18 (6.12%) UNIX
4 16 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.08%) Solaris
7 7 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.70%) AIX
8 5 (1.70%) HPUX
8 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.36%) Android
10 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) zOS
11 1 (0.34%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.24%) SOA
1 36 (12.24%) TOGAF
2 35 (11.90%) ERP
3 31 (10.54%) CRM
4 30 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 29 (9.86%) Security Architecture
6 27 (9.18%) Waterfall
7 26 (8.84%) Use Case
8 23 (7.82%) MVC
9 22 (7.48%) Product Management
10 20 (6.80%) Information Security
10 20 (6.80%) ITIL
10 20 (6.80%) UML
11 19 (6.46%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (6.46%) Migration
11 19 (6.46%) Data Architecture
12 18 (6.12%) Project Management
12 18 (6.12%) Software Architecture
13 17 (5.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (30.61%) Java
2 46 (15.65%) SQL
3 21 (7.14%) C#
4 14 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.02%) Jython
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.34%) sed
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (11.90%) Degree
2 34 (11.56%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.78%) CCNA
5 15 (5.10%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.04%) ISEB
6 6 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (2.04%) CCIE
6 6 (2.04%) CCNP
7 5 (1.70%) CCA
7 5 (1.70%) CCEE
7 5 (1.70%) CCIA
8 2 (0.68%) CCDE
8 2 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CWNA
9 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.22%) ISO 9001
2 29 (9.86%) ISO 8583
3 11 (3.74%) COBIT
4 4 (1.36%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.44%) XenApp
5 11 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.72%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.70%) vSphere
8 3 (1.02%) vCloud
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) XenServer
10 1 (0.34%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 13 (4.42%) SCCM
2 7 (2.38%) SCOM
3 5 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 75 (25.51%) Oracle
3 46 (15.65%) VMware
4 43 (14.63%) Cisco
5 39 (13.27%) TIBCO
6 32 (10.88%) Citrix
7 24 (8.16%) HP
8 23 (7.82%) CheckPoint
9 19 (6.46%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.08%) Fujitsu
10 12 (4.08%) EMC
10 12 (4.08%) ProCurve
11 11 (3.74%) IBM
11 11 (3.74%) Business Objects
11 11 (3.74%) AppSense
12 10 (3.40%) SAP
13 9 (3.06%) Juniper
14 8 (2.72%) Open Text
15 7 (2.38%) F5
16 6 (2.04%) Riverbed
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 11 days ago