The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 5 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 15.38% - 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £70,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 96.15% 90.63% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 29
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Architect
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Architect Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) XMPP
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) AMQP
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MQTT
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) MQTT
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware